Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 2

  • USDOT: Metra will receive  a $513.6 million from the American Rescue Plan fund (Trains.com)
  • Blue Line attackers hit sleeping man with a bat, stabbed him, bit him, and robbed him (OakPark.com)
  • Winter storm brings cancellations to Amtrak service in Midwest (Trains.com)
  • Delays reported on CTA Green, Red, Purple, Brown trains and buses amid winter storm (Wednesday Journal)
  • Loyola Phoenix takes a deep dive into the progress of the Red & Purple Modernization project
  • Yesterday Metra launched $6 three-zone Day Pass, and $10 All-Day Pass became Ventra App-only (CBS)
  • Suburban officials worry proposed CP and Kansas City Southern merger could double train traffic (Tribune)
  • The city is planting free trees for those who request them in the 2nd Ward (Block Club)

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