Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 8

  • After years of lobbying by South Side transit advocates, CTA is poised to make 31st Street bus permanent
  • As Motor Fuel Tax freeze debated, group says IL has 3rd-most structurally deficient bridges in nation (Capitol Fax)
  • Expressway shooting crackdown leads to 20 arrests, dozens of license plate cameras and boost in patrols (Block Club)
  • Car rehab, Chicago improvements in South Shore Line commuter railroad capital plan (
  • Corridor Rail Development Corp: Metra must adapt to “post-commuting world” with service changes (Tribune)
  • Block Club looks at 39th Ward PB election, including Bryn Mawr protected bike lane proposal
  • R.I.P. ex-Oak Park president Larry Christmas, who lobbied successfully for Green Line preservation (Tribune)

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