Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 9

  • CTA awarded $912.1M in federal American Rescue Plan funds, helping to maintain service (Sun-Times)
  • Child, 5, dies from injuries 2 weeks after Round Lake Beach crash that killed driver (Tribune)
  • Man reportedly had medical emergency on Cumberland Blue platform, fell on tracks, survived (Nadig)
  • Ald. Vasquez, who recently learned to ride a bike, discusses how to make scooter-share equitable (Sun-Times)
  • South Siders created viral videos and data-driven maps questioning the city’s plowing policies (Block Club)
  • Streets and San announces it will be throwing out “dibs” junk starting Friday (Block Club)
  • Chicago might consider Evanston-style parking lane plowing on side streets, eradicating “dibs” (Axios)
  • Here’s what the Purple Line looked like during last week’s snow storm (Evanston Roundtable)
  • Take Chicago Magazine’s challenging (and sort of inaccurate?) streets quiz

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