Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 3

  • Lightfoot: “What we heard from those workers, from riders, is we want more police on the CTA” (Reader)
  • Could Duckworth’s appointment to key Senate subcommittee pave the way for an O’Hare express train? (Crain’s)
  • Aurora man charged with leaving scene of deadly crash on southbound I-94 (CBS)
  • Hit-and-run driver struck Humboldt Park dialysis unit (CBS)
  • New property management contract awarded for Red Line Extension project (Chicago Crusader)
  • Metra Union Pacific North Line rebuild gets $117 million “Mega” grant (Patch)
  • City seeks to engage businesses on $10M equitable transit-oriented development grant program (Biz Journal)
  • Rotary looks at Working Bikes’ and World Bicycle Relief’s efforts to bring bikes to developing nations

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