Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 17

  • Op-Ed: Why Chicago Needs an Express Train to O’Hare (Crain’s)
  • Frisco BRT Project Offers an Example for Chicago’s Ashland Plan (Active Trans)
  • Immigration Policy Protesters Took Over Congress Parkway Yesterday Morning (Tribune)
  • Police: Teen Intentionally Struck and Killed His Father With Car in Austin (Sun-Times)
  • 32-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Melrose Park (Sun-Times)
  • Police Apprehend Driver Who Struck 2 Girls in Crosswalk and Fled the Scene (Sun-Times)
  • Adding Capacity to Chicagoland Highways Won’t Solve Congestion (City Observatory)
  • Taxi Industry Backs Beale’s Proposal to Make Riders Pay Credit Card Fee (DNA)
  • Long, Strange Trips: Divvy Ridership Record Set During Grateful Dead Concerts (Tribune)
  • Chicago Ave. Bridge Closed to Vehicles During Business Hours This Week (Sun-Times)
  • John Looks Into Whether It’s Possible to Charge Your Cell Phone on the CTA (Reader)
  • Arena will Give “State of Jeff Park” Speech at Thursday Meeting of Jeff Park Forward (DNA)

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