Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 24

  • Biden budget may give CTA, Metra, Pace more flexibility in spending $350M each agency receives each year (Crain’s)
  • 3 children arrested, hospitalized with minor injuries after crashing stolen car into another vehicle at 83rd/State (FOX)
  • CPD: Officer was responding to a service call when SUV driver struck squad car at Wilson/Ashland (CBS)
  • U. of Chicago responds to increase in drivers striking pedestrians by… telling pedestrians to be more careful? (HPH)
  • LFT between 56th and 57th Streets temporarily closed due to CDOT Obama Center work, signed detour set up (Park District)
  • In 1897, Chicago introduced annual $1 bicycle license fee – which was nullified shortly thereafter (Outside)
  • Bracket competition for Chicago’s best ‘L’ line launched on Twitter

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