Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 9

  • Daily Herald looks at RTA’s new “Transit Is the Answer” strategic plan to address the coming fiscal cliff
  • Pedestrian counters showed downtown State and Michigan are at 85% of pre-pandemic foot traffic (CBS)
  • Woman says serious crash into house could have been prevented if CPD used her Lojack to track her stolen car (NBC)
  • Man, 34, in good condition after being shot in stomach during argument on #4 Cottage Grove bus at 81st (ABC)
  • …In July 2021 a man, 66, was stabbed to death on Cottage Grove bus at 86th (Tribune)
  • …In December 2022, a woman, 21, was shot and injured while exiting Cottage Grove bus at 76th(ABC)
  • Man, 36, in fair condition after assailant started fight and then stabbed him at 3:15 AM on the Red Line at Addison (CBS)
  • Mike Simmons presented multiple bike safety measures Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday (Senate Dems)
  • $600K state grant will be used to complete bike path around lake at Oswego’s Farmington Lakes Park (Tribune)

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