| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The Interstate 95 ramps to Broward Boulevard reopened Tuesday afternoon, hours after three armed carjackings in the county tied up I-95 commuters during the morning rush hour.
The incidents closed northbound I-95 between Ives Dairy and Pembroke roads...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Three years ago, a detailed report studied the replacement of three South Shore stations in Gary with a single regional station east of Interstate 65, on U.S. 20 in Gary.
Since then, the report has sat on the shelf gathering dust, and there’s no...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Metra’s North Central Service line is delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Grayslake during the evening rush hour commute Friday.
Outbound train No. 109 hit an unoccupied vehicle in Grayslake at 5:50 p.m., said Tom...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:20 PM
As California's bullet train officials begin to lay plans for the system's Los Angeles segment, a major technical issue is coming under close scrutiny: incompatibility between the sleek, high-speed electric trains and the region's older, diesel-powered...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:41 PM
On Election Day, I will be voting in favor of Measure Y. Here's why I think Measure Y offers a valuable amendment to the current general plan.
Measure Y primarily seeks to permit the construction of a cluster of buildings adjacent to Fashion Island.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 9:14 AM
As plans move forward for uptown Fort Lauderdale's future, it's cars that are taking a back seat and pedestrians who are doing the driving.
A new Urban Land Institute study says uptown's success depends on transforming the car-dependent employment...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:43 PM
It's struggling to build ridership. Service has been cut on the San Bernardino line. Its passenger cars don't have WiFi, and there have been recurring reports of late trains.
Now, Metrolink, the region's commuter railroad, has another customer relations...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The final section of the Intercounty Connector linking Interstate 95 with Route 1 in Laurel will be opened in stages over multiple days beginning Friday after months of delay, according to the State Highway Administration.
The new 1.5-mile section of...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:10 PM
SunRail ridership rose a bit in October, reversing a three-month slide that had seen the average number of daily riders dip to just above 3,000.
Spokesman Steve Olson said SunRail officials recently increased marketing efforts to attract more passengers...
| Nov 13, 2014
We already put a redesigned Volkswagen GTI through a mileage challenge as part of our recent $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge. It bested the field with its optional six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission during that contest. When a six-speed manual...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The controversial construction of express toll lanes up the center of a congested, eight-mile stretch of Interstate 95 just north of Baltimore is set to conclude Dec. 6, when the lanes will open to traffic.
Their launch will bring to an end the bulk...