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  • Rauner puts hold on new Amtrak service, Huntley proceeds with station plan

    Rauner puts hold on new Amtrak service, Huntley proceeds with station plan
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to freeze discretionary state spending and bar agencies from awarding contracts without administration consent puts a hold on Union Pacific and IDOT and their agreement with Huntley for a railway stop along the way from...
  • Additional Amtrak trains planned for Glenview

    Rail transportation plans could add seven to 10 daily Amtrak Hiawatha trains coming through Glenview. Adding the train runs would impact the downtown Metra tracks east of Harlem Avenue and the Union Pacific line that crosses Lake Avenue and Shermer and...
  • Freight railroads watched Canadian Pacific strike closely

    Railroad officials say the brief strike by roughly 3,300 Canadian Pacific workers didn't have a significant impact on U.S. rail traffic. The strike by members of the Teamsters union that began eary Sunday was closely monitored by other railroads. The...
  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • 'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow

    'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow
    On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above. "I think...
  • Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say

    Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say
    Train delays and icy roads made for dicey travel Monday morning after nearly 20 inches of snowfall, but transit agencies and highway officials said the evening ride home was more of a relief. School and some business closings helped keep roads clear...
  • Police Blotter: Chicago man charged with aggravated battery

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Glencoe Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. All court appearances are at...
  • Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough

    Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough
    On Monday morning, as the fifth-largest blizzard to ever hit Chicago moved east, Chicago-area residents woke to more than 19 inches of snow on the ground and a morning commute that was difficult at best. About 7:30 a.m., weather service officials said...
  • Winnetka officials to release results of water study

    Winnetka officials to release results of water study
    Officials in Winnetka are expected to soon unveil the results of a consultant's water quality testing study – a $125,000 project launched in anticipation of seeking approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for building the village'...
  • Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track
    The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation. Its annual passenger load of 7.4 million is surpassed only by that of the northeast corridor...
  • Santa Fe Railroad’s La Grande Station

     
    The Moorish-style La Grande Station opened on July 29, 1893 at 2nd and Santa Fe Avenue....