Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 15

  • Six months after changing schedules and adding security, CTA rider frustrations persist (Tribune)
  • Issue of unhoused people sheltering on CTA and at O’Hare is making national and international headlines (NY Post, Daily Mail)
  • …Lightfoot is blocking ordinance that would use real estate transaction tax to fund housing and services (Block Club)
  • Family of Donald Carter, Sr., 70, killed by teen drivers of stolen car in Robbins, decries release of suspects (My Stateline)
  • Man, 28, killed after being struck by CTA bus driver at 47th/Ashland in Back of the Yards (ABC)
  • Driver charged with 5 felonies, including DUI, for 1/22 crash that killed 2 on Dan Ryan near 51st St. (FOX)
  • Metra installing infrastructure in Lake Forest to pave way for more trains (Tribune)
  • Steinberg: Proposals for private school vouchers are analogous to private, members-only sky sidewalks (Sun-Times)
  • WGN looks at the local campaign to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Black cycling legend Major Taylor

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