Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Touts Infra Projects of 1st Term, Promises to Grow Divvy to 6K Bikes in 2nd (Sun-Times)
  • CTA Inking $32.5 Million Deal With Wireless Providers to Provide 4G Service in Subways (Tribune)
  • Metra Riders Discuss System Improvements They Want to See in the Wake of Fare Hikes (Herald)
  • Man Dies From Injuries 5 Years After Being Struck in Portage Park (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Crashes Into Corner of House in Washington Heights (DNA)
  • Emanuel Open to Adding Ped Countdown Signals at Intersections With Red Light Cams (Tribune)
  • Mayor’s Motorcade Has Run Red Lights 5 Times Since November (Expired Meter)
  • Loop Train Lines Will Be Rerouted for Construction Work This Weekend (DNA)
  • Chicago to Indianapolis Amtrak Service Extended for Another 2 Months (Sun-Times)
  • DNA Looks at The Campaign to Add a Sidewalk on 130th by Rosebud Farm Stand

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