Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 15

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  • Metra Seeking $5B From State to Modernize “Oldest Passenger Fleet in the Country” (WGN)
  • Chicagoland’s Next Bridge Crisis Could Happen in Will County (Tribune)
  • Police Seeking Driver Who Critically Injured Man, 75, in Portage Park Last Month (Sun-Times)
  • Driver of Stolen Vehicle Plows Into CTA Bus in Pilsen, Injuring Operator (Sun-Times)
  • Pregnant Woman Attacked on Red Line Near Addison: CTA Employee Was Unhelpful (ABC)
  • Send Block Club Shots of the Worst Potholes in Town and They’ll Ask CDOT to Fix them
  • Metra Is Free This Weekend, So Hit up These Worthwhile Suburban Destinations (Time Out)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 14

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  • MED Riders to Get 15% Pass Discount to Make up for System Problems (Tribune)
  • Pritzker Considers Bill for Sale of Thompson Center, Home of Clark/Lake Stop (Block Club)
  • Driver Arrested for Hit-and-Run That Killed Christopher Harris in Waukegan (Herald)
  • Video Shows Officer Prying Open Train Doors to Make Arrest (Sun-Times)
  • “Park on Your Own Block” Note, Before Women’s Tires Slashed in Jeff Park (Block Club)
  • Park District Disputes Friends of the Parks Claim of Parks Inequality (Tribune)
  • CTA: “We’re Adding Vending Machines With Healthy Snacks” (Sun-Times)
  • “…But Don’t Eat the Snacks on CTA Property!” (CTA)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 13

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  • Ken Griffin, Who Bankrolled LFT Separation, Just Gave $1M to Bill Daley (Tribune)
  • WGN: Metra Riders Grow Frustrated With Continued Delays, Disruptions
  • The RTA Is Looking for Feedback on 9 Chicagoland Transit Projects (RT&S)
  • CPD: Officer Injured in Crash on 10600 Block of S. Woodlawn Slid on Ice (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Man Killed in Salt Truck Crash Sues Driver Who Rear-Ended Him (Sun-Times)
  • ABC Cleveland Hypes the (Fictional) Chicago-Cleveland Hyperloop
  • Halsted Bike/Bus Lane Poles Removed After Reopening of Chicago Ave. Bridge (Chainlink)
  • Mayor’s Bike Meeting Wednesday 3/6, 3-4:30 PM at City Hall (The Chainlink)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 12

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  • NB LSD Closed Near Chicago. How on Earth Will We Deal With the Lost Capacity? (Tribune)
  • Crain’s: Lake Shore Drive Emergency Hints at Future Infrastructure Crisis
  • MED, South Shore Service Suspended Due to Ice Storm (Sun-Times)
  • Hundred Gathered to Honor Cyclist Douglas Demott, 52, Killed in Mokena (Tribune)
  • Driver in Palatine Crash Charged With DUI Before Dying (Sun-Times)
  • CBS Is Skeptical That the CTA’s Security Cams Are Actually Reducing Crime
  • PR Firm Allegedly Fired Employee in Response to SBC Post on Franklin Park “Road Binge”
  • Metra Is Offering Free Rides for Everyone This Weekend, Kids on Monday (CBS)

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