Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 21

  • CTA board approves labor agreement that includes pandemic bonus, efforts to recruit more workers (Tribune)
  • Letter: New federal funding gives CTA chance to make much-needed accessibility improvements (Sun-Times)
  • Lightfoot denies permit to SE Side scrap shredder; company vows to fight on, saying process “hijacked” (Tribune)
  • Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on outbound express lanes of Dan Ryan near 35th (ABC)
  • Jake Reibel, 16, killed, four other teens injured in single-car crash on I-94 in South Holland (ABC)
  • 11-year-old girl among 5 injured in South Chicago crash (Sun-Times)
  • Sun-Times editorial: Lives could be saved under proposed new federal vehicle safety rating system
  • New York Times article on racial equity impacts of Seattle helmet law cites Chicago bike enforcement stat
  • CTA users reflect on bizarre and hair-raising train stories (The DePaulia)
  • Here’s are images from the Bike Winter Art Show; Closing party this Friday 2/25 after Critical Mass bike ride

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