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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard

    Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard
    Reader Fred Hoerr caught our eye with his moving portraits and compelling landscape shots of downtown Los Angeles. He loves color, which he says brings life to his photos in a way that black and white cannot. As a full-time motion graphics animator and...
  • 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'...
  • Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut

    Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut
    The closing of a key road, heavily used by truckers, could force more semitrailers onto Interstate 80 near Joliet and underscores the need for the Illiana Tollway, according to state and Elwood officials. After a yearlong battle, the Illinois Commerce...
  • Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck

    Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck
    The hospital treating victims of a deadly prison bus crash in West Texas said Thursday that relatives aren't being allowed to visit the inmates because of a longstanding policy, despite demands from the inmates' families to see them. Eight inmates and...
  • Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says

    Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says
    Metra's on-time performance so far this year has been subpar, with roughly 1 in every 10 trains late for its destination, but the agency says it learned from last winter's problems and has put those lessons into good use. The commuter rail agency's on-...
  • 10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train

    10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train
    A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver, authorities said. The overpass on Interstate 20...
  • 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...
  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said. Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...