Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 17

  • No Chicago Tribune, infrastructure money can’t be used to “bail out Metra” from its UP operations woes
  • Police say driver went around gates before Gary freight train / car crash that killed three (ABC)
  • Construction worker in critical condition after hit-and-run crash on Bishop Ford (CBS)
  • Man charged in attack on CTA worker, police officer has history of assaults and mental illness (ABC)
  • An update on crimes at Red Line stations near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus (Loyola Phoenix)
  • Officials celebrate completion of $14.5 million Metra/Canadian Pacific crossover upgrades (Trains)
  • Why are news boxes disappearing? CDOT sometimes removes them to ease pedestrian flow (Reader)
  • How to use transit to get to airports, Amtrak, and Greyhound for Thanksgiving travel (Loyola Phoenix)

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