Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 28

  • Local mask mandates lifted today, but per federal rules you still need to wear one on transit (NBC)
  • Driver dies after striking pole on 5-lane stretch of North Ave. in Hermosa, 2 passengers injured (NBC)
  • Chicago police officers injured in North Lawndale crash (ABC)
  • CTA bus catches fire at Washington/State, no reported injuries (CBS)
  • Plowed snow sends drivers flying off expressways, Sun-Times investigation finds
  • Latest Tribune speed camera article gives airtime to anti-cam activist, ignores recent UIC study
  • Loudest stretch of Blue Line isn’t in Kennedy or Ike median but rather River West subway (Tribune)
  • Bronzeville’s Burroughs (31st St.) Beach could get a new boardwalk, concessions (Block Club)
  • Why winter is a great time to visit your local bike shop (Herald)
  • Active Transportation Alliance, senior transportation planner Heather Schady is moving on

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