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  • Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted

    Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted
    Storms continued to cause cancellations at Chicago's airports Friday morning, but travel on the ground also had its challenges, with downed power lines halting all trains on the Union Pacific Northwest Line for more than two hours. As of 9:45 a.m.,...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Metra train fatally strikes person in Edgewater

    Metra train fatally strikes person in Edgewater
    A Metra train fatally struck a person early Monday morning in the Edgewater neighborhood. A female, whose age was not available, fell onto the train tracks around 12:55 a.m. near the intersection of North Ravenswood and West Granville avenues, said...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...
  • Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains

    Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains
    Easing its bicycle policy, Metra is making it more convenient for customers who ride as part of their commutes or when special events are held Downtown, officials said Tuesday. The first change will allow commuters to bring bikes on early morning...
  • 2 Chicago suburbs may change rules for development near CTA stops

    2 Chicago suburbs may change rules for development near CTA stops
    Two Chicago suburbs may be changing the rules for future developments near their CTA stations so that these developments would be easy to access for pedestrians and public transit riders. The Regional Transportation Authority, the funding arm for CTA,...
  • Switching problems corrected at Union Station, Metra says

    Switching problems have been corrected at Chicago's Union Station after they caused delays of Metra's BNSF trains this evening, officials said at 6:30 p.m. The problems were responsible for delays up to one hour, according to a Metra spokeswoman....
  • Riders learn to navigate around temporary closure of California Blue Line stop

    Riders learn to navigate around temporary closure of California Blue Line stop
    Nicole Cholewa's mom picked the wrong day to drop her off. Cholewa, 22, typically rides the Metra from Palatine to the Ogilvie station and walks to classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago. But Thursday morning, Cholewa's mom dropped her off...
  • Metra says settlement with ousted CEO totaled $1.3 million

    Metra says settlement with ousted CEO totaled $1.3 million
    The costs associated with Metra's controversial 2013 settlement with ousted CEO Alex Clifford totaled about $1.3 million, with about half going to outside lawyers, officials said Thursday. Clifford ended up leaving Metra with a package worth about $652,...
  • North and Northwest suburban events, Sept. 4-10

    North and Northwest suburban events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events.  Thursday, Sept. 4 Antioch...