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  • Routes, rates: Summer water taxi service

    Routes, rates: Summer water taxi service
    Spring weather isn't a sure thing in Chicago—but Chicago water taxis are determined to make spring a shore thing. Shoreline Water Taxi began its commuter service Monday between Erie Street and Willis Tower. The Wendella boats, which travel to...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...
  • Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders

    Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders
    Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois. They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
  • Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal

    Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal
    Chicago is hustling to reach the finish line next spring on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promise to complete 100 miles of bicycle lanes that are shielded from traffic, and city officials hope the public doesn't judge the project strictly by the number of bike...
  • SunRail scrambles to improve commuter experience

    SunRail scrambles to improve commuter experience
    SunRail has been rolling along Metro Orlando tracks for a week now, attracting so many riders that the commuter trains often run an hour or more behind schedule. "It's a good thing to be over capacity, but they [passengers] have to be satisfied," said...
  • Obama's motorcade set to leave LAX just in time for rush hour

    In a city seemingly in love with catchy word mashups to brand impending traffic doom, the latest is upon L.A. in the form of "ObamaJam," which is scheduled to touch down at Los Angeles International Airport just in time for the evening commute. First on...
  • Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport

    Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport
    After nearly three and a half hours of discussion and debate late Tuesday night, the Costa Mesa City Council approved a large luxury apartment complex a half mile from John Wayne Airport. The $75-million, 240-unit project at 125 E. Baker St., will be...
  • Kitten rescued from wheel well of car stopped on Oakland freeway

    Kitten rescued from wheel well of car stopped on Oakland freeway
    A kitten that jumped into the wheel well of a car stopped in gridlock traffic on a busy Oakland freeway Monday ended up finding a new home after the witness offered to adopt it on the spot, officials said. The scene unfolded about 8:45 a.m. when a...
  • SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood

    SunRail delayed after train hits landscape trailer in Longwood
    The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service. No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...
  • President Obama departs L.A. today; beware of more street closures

    President Obama departs L.A. today; beware of more street closures
    President Obama is set to leave Los Angeles on Thursday, and that means more headaches for commuters as his motorcade forces another round of street closures on the Westside. As the president continues his California tour, which will take him as far...
  • 405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'

    405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'
    After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in timeĀ for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents. From a Getty Center balcony...