| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Cubs fans will have one fewer option for getting to the ballpark this summer.
The CTA is no longer running a weekend and night shuttle from a North Side parking lot to Wrigley Field this year.
The Cubs decided not to subsidize the No. 154-Wrigley...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:35 PM
A coalition of transportation advocates supported by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle has recommended raising new tax money in Cook County to help pay for billions of dollars of mass transit improvements.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Metra officials this late this afternoon that service was back to normal after a rail repairs at Union Station caused slight delays for commuters using the Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Heritage Corridor and SouthWest Service lines.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Hand-written index cards reflecting patronage hiring at Metra dating back 30 years contain recommendations from dozens of politicians—a virtual who’s who of clout ranging from Chicago aldermen to state legislators and even a well-respected...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Commuters are bracing for yet another snowstorm, one expected to bring heavy snow whipped by high winds during the morning rush.
With predictions that snow could fall at a rate of 2 inches per hour, officials are urging commuters to give themselves...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:59 AM
The Rosemont Blue Line stop, which claims one of the CTA's fastest-growing riderships, may be getting more amenities.
The Regional Transportation Authority, the funding arm for CTA, Metra and Pace, approved funding for a $250,000 study of how to improve...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If your spring and summer travel plans include visiting a popular city, take a close look at your local transit options. Presumably, inside a big city, you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Arlington Heights officials are preparing for a second round of subzero temperatures this month.
Wind chill warnings for dangerous weather conditions were expected to last into Wednesday morning, frigid temperatures that come on the heels of the area...
| Feb 20, 2014
Letters to the editor from Bartlett, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lyons and Elmhurst.
With college tuition numbers reaching stratospheric heights for young adults, a question for these institutions of higher learning needs to be...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A businessman and former member of the McHenry County Board will represent the county on the Regional Transportation Authority starting in January.
Blake Hobson, 51, of Lakewood, was named by County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill to replace longtime...
| Jan 5, 2014
When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events.
First his request to boost the Metra salary of a longtime political worker was refused....