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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 1

10:10 AM CST on February 1, 2023

    • City plan to ticket drivers who block bike lanes downtown draws mixed reaction from cycling advocates (Block Club)
    • Driver hospitalized after flipping car on 3900 block of DLSD, ending up between trees on parkland (CBS)
    • Man charged after allegedly sideswiping CTA bus, pointing gun at driver in Back of the Yards (FOX)
    • CTA’s Brown Line flyover fixed by contractor after concrete fell off shortly after opening (Block Club)
    • NICTD's future plans include track and signal upgrades on Metra Electric District corridor (LPR)
    • Hazmat crews clean up spill at Metra maintenance center on far South Side (CBS)
    • Chicago Winter Bike Swap returns to the Kane County Fairgrounds on 2/12 (BRAIN)
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