Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 21

  • Delivery truck driver hits and kills pedestrian crossing the street in South Loop (Block Club)
  • Metra faces delay in plan for battery conversion of F40 locomotives (Trains)
  • The ‘L’ became color-coded 30 years ago and some are still getting used to it (Block Club)
  • Busy Logan Square, California, and Belmont stations to close this weekend for construction (Block Club)
  • Elon Musk’s outlandish Hyperloop could be in danger (Bloomberg)
  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urges safety changes after Ohio train derailment (Tribune)
  • Property tax incentive could remake Fulton Market and others into havens for affordable housing (Tribune)

Streetsblog Chicago will be on a light publishing schedule this week, including Today’s Headlines and occasional posts.

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