Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 26

  • $8.5B O’Hare Expansion Proposal Would Nearly Double Airport’s Size (Tribune)
  • Metra Ridership Fell 4.4 Percent Over Last 4 Years, Railroad Is Buying Locomotives (Tribune)
  • While Rahm Fixates on O’Hare Express, Blue Line Overcrowding Needs to Be Addressed (Tribune)
  • CTA Ironworker and Foreman Tommy Gardiner Killed in Car Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Red Line Passengers Tackle Man Who Attacked Pregnant Train Operator (Sun-Times)
  • Video Footage Leads to Arrest After Woman Knocked Unconscious, Robbed on Blue Line (Tribune)
  • Neo-Nazis Attempt to Hang Anti-Immigration Banner from 1-290 Overpass in Oak Park (CBS)
  • Lake Forest Officials Criticized for Paying $200K to Lobby for Amtrak Station (Tribune)
  • Transit Workers Teach “Be Safe on the CTA” Classes in CPS Schools (Tribune)
  • Merchandise Mart Owners Want to Project Art (and Ads?) Onto Building (Tribune)
  • Tollway Chair Speaks at City Club Today at 12:15 — Watch Livestream Here
  • Critical Mass Art Show Takes Place the Last Weekend in March in Garfield Park (Chainlink)

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