Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 13

  • Could Trump, an Airport Express Fan, Be Onboard With O’Hare Train Plan? (Sun-Times)
  • Open Thread: How Would the Express Train to O’Hare Work? (Curbed)
  • The Straight Dope Looks at Why Drivers Who Kill Cyclists Usually Don’t Face Serious Charges
  • 2-Year-Old Girl, 26-Year-Old Man Injured in Bronzeville Crash (CBS)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Killed After SUV Driver Runs Red, Strikes CTA Bus in Englewood (CBS)
  • State Rep Continues Crusade to Ban Red Light Cameras Statewide (Herald)
  • Mixed-Income TOD Ready to Rise Next to Cottage Grove Green Station (Curbed)
  • Deb Mell Seeks Input on 33rd Ward Infrastructure Spending (DNA)
  • An In-Depth Look at Chicago’s Bike-Powered Food Delivery Industry (Eater)
  • Ordinance Could Lower Food Cart License Cost From $350 to $100 (Chicagoist)
  • Documentary on Famed Chicago Bridge Builder Spans His Entire Career (Tribune)

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Aviation Commissioner Confirms O’Hare Express Won’t Use Blue Line Tracks (Crain’s) Frustrated With Trains Blocking Intersections, City Seeks Fines Against CSX Transportation (DNA) Driver Fatally Strikes Woman in Morton Grove and Flees the Scene (Sun-Times) Reckless Homicide Charge for Driver in Fatal DUI Crash Who Fled (Sun-Times) Man Says He Was Assaulted on the Red Line […]