Today’s Headlines

  • Check Out Active Trans‘ 2015 Voter Guide to See Where Candidates Stand on Transportation
  • At Debate, Emanuel Attacked Over Cams, Wilson Only Candidate to Oppose “Dibs” (Tribune)
  • Feds Award $120 Million to Your New Blue, Including Jeff Park Station Overhaul (CBS)
  • Man Killed After Jumping in Front of Blue Line Train Near Division Street (DNA)
  • Police: Senior on Crack Threatened to Run Over Woman During Parking Dispute (DNA)
  • What? Pickup Driver Speeded Onto Empty Car Carrier on Bishop Ford Expressway (Tribune)
  • City Issues Warnings to Snow Shoveling Scofflaws, But No Tickets Yet (RedEye)
  • Etiquette Tips For Folks Who Only Ride the ‘L’ When It’s Too Snowy to Drive (Tribune)
  • Remembering the 1979 Blizzard That Brought Chicago to a Standstill (Chicago Magazine)
  • Gallery: Interesting Junk People Are Using as Parking Placeholders (Chicago Dibs)
  • …And Then There’s This “Dibs”-Themed Cupcake (DNA)

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NTSB Meeting Today on Cause of 2014 Escalator Crash at O’Hare Blue Line Stop (Sun-Times) Activists Hope New CTA Chief Could Mean Return of 31st, Lincoln Bus Lines (DNA) Workers Remove Concrete Bridge West of Wilson Red Line Stop (Uptown Update) Englewood Fitness Center Owner Applauds Divvy’s Expansion to the Neighborhood (DNA) Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian […]

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Sanders Supporters Take Over Wabash Street During Late-Night Rally (RedEye) Uber & Lyft Owe the City $15M, Leading to Calls to RequireChauffeur’s Licenses (Sun-Times) Metra Inaugurates New 2:45 PM Run of Heritage Corridor (CTJ) Blue Line Will Bypass Addison Station Until April 5 for “Your New Blue” Work (CTA) Judge in Cann Case Rules Against […]

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Hilkevitch Supports Robust BRT, O’Hare Express, Stevenson Expansion (Active Trans) Emanuel Calls for Expanding the Downtown Zoning District to Allow for More Density (Tribune) A Preview of Plans for the Union Station Overhaul (Curbed) Rosenthal: The O’Hare Express Plan Is a Boondoggle and a Flashback to the Daley Era (Tribune) Wicker Park Residents  Concerned That […]

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Suburban Cop Caught on Video Playing Video Poker While Driving in Snow (Tribune) Days After Last Snowfall, Many Streets Haven’t Been Plowed (RedEye) IDOT Says State Highways Are Recovering From the Deep-Freeze (Expired Meter) Metra Still Experiencing Switching, Mechanical Problems (Tribune, Sun-Times) After Chiberia Hiatus, Divvy Is Back Online (NBC, RedEye) With Many Pay Boxes […]