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  • CTA closer to restoring some bus service to 31st Street

    CTA closer to restoring some bus service to 31st Street
    The CTA took an “incremental step’’ today toward restoring bus service that was eliminated 15 years ago along 31st Street on the Southwest Side due to dwindling ridership. But members of multiple Chicago communities where the population...
  • Hinsdale's Oak Street bridge closed to pedestrian traffic

    Hinsdale's Oak Street bridge closed to pedestrian traffic
    The pedestrian portion of a narrow 127-year-old steel-and-timber bridge in Hinsdale has been closed because of a structural crack. “We may be being a bit overcautious, but a portion of the bridge sagged,” said Hinsdale village engineer Dan...
  • Man struck, killed by freight train in Riverside

    Man struck, killed by freight train in Riverside
    A 37-year-old former Riverside resident with health problems apparently committed suicide by stepping in front of a freight train in the western suburb, police said today. About 7:42 p.m. Friday the man, using a medical walker, got onto Burlington...
  • Cheapest Commute: Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius, Ford Focus or a Train?

     
    Have you ever wondered how much it costs to commute in a plug-in car versus a hybrid or a gas-only model? After we published our exclusive comparison test among three different plug-in electric vehicles, many people asked us to test......
  • Metrolink engineers probably caused 2008 Rialto train crash, NTSB says

     
    Metrolink engineers were probably to blame for a 2008 accident in Rialto in which a commuter train scraped a freight carrier, federal investigators said Thursday. An engineer and assistant engineer failed to stop the train on time and ran a......
  • San Bernardino rail yard communities targeted for health study

     
    “This is an opportunity to finally gauge the nature and extent of the problem,’’ San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris said....
  • Metrolink's San Bernardino lines delayed as freight train derails

     
    Metrolink trains in San Bernardino County were delayed Wednesday afternoon because of a freight train that derailed in Fontana, officials said....
  • Central Valley farm groups threaten to sue over bullet train plan

     
    State bullet train officials set the stage for possible legal challenges from powerful Central Valley farming interests by approving the environmental review for an initial section of track to be built from Merced to Fresno....
  • Man hit, killed by freight train in Riverside in apparent suicide

     
    A man was hit and killed by a freight train Tuesday afternoon in downtown Riverside, authorities said....
  • Metra Awarded $46 Million Federal Grant

    (WGN-AM)- The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Metra a $46 million grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act--the so-called stimulus act--U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced Friday. The money will be used for bridge...
  • Increased Reward for Info on Kane County Rail Shed Bombing

    (WGN-AM)- The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and the Chicago office of the FBI announced Wednesday that a reward of up to $7,500 is now being offered for information about those responsible for the bombing of a railway switching shed in Kane County...