Today’s Headlines for Friday, April14

  • During a time of unreliable transit and multiple highway projects, WBEZ survey asks about your commute habits
  • Driver killed after crashing and being ejected from vehicle in the outbound lanes of Dan Ryan at 28th Street (NBC)
  • Police release image of car whose driver struck Tracy Burton, 55, at Jackson/Laramie and fled (CBS)
  • An update on the current Red and Purple Modernization project (NBC)
  • What should we use the space under the reconstructed north Red Line for? Psst… parks not parking (Crain’s)
  • 17 state-owned Siemens Venture business-class cars are now hosting passengers on Midwest Amtrak routes (
  • New housing planned next to Palatine Metra, replacing the legendary, questionably named music venue Durty Nellie’s (TRD)

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