| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:40 PM
SunRail ridership fell by 13 percent in August, even as managers of the commuter train are discussing whether to extend system hours to weekends and later at night.
The Monday through Friday operation saw its daily passenger count drop from 4,127 in...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Drivers in the vicinity of the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike may have traded one problem for another.
The good news: A new southbound SunPass-only off-ramp for drivers heading west to Pembroke Pines has diverted more than 5,000 vehicles...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Tinley Park officials are asking Metra to establish commuter express service to Chicago's financial district during morning and afternoon rush hours.
Such a move would be consistent with service provided on other suburban rail lines and would help...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
For many of the 120,000 rail passengers who pass through each day, Union Station is either a mystifying maze of ramps and escalators, or a perplexing funnel that forces them to navigate perilously narrow platforms.
Commuting challenges include dodging...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:22 AM
The accident on the Baltimore Beltway near Dulaney Valley Road involving a tractor trailer that complicated the Wednesday rush hour has completely cleared as of about 9 a.m. Maryland Department of Transportation cameras showed traffic was flowing freely....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:22 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal.
Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The next wave of construction on Interstate 75 is about to begin and it will mean big changes for commuters — and residents — in south Broward.
The changes, prompted by the construction of express lanes in the median, include:
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Native-born Americans looking to move into homeownership for the first time could learn a thing or two from immigrant homeowners, according to recent research.
Economists at Rutgers University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found that...
| Aug 30, 2014
On a previous visit to Tallahassee, your travel correspondent found himself snarled in a rush-hour traffic jam, not the best way to conclude an otherwise fine afternoon at Florida's Capitol and the Museum of Florida History.
When I returned last week, I...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:41 PM
It's a terrible irony that on Thursday, the day after a report on Metro-North railroad safety came out, a century-old overhead wire snapped, delaying trains during rush hour in Norwalk.
The final report by the panel assigned to study the commuter rail's...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Commuters, brace yourselves. You might want to avoid State Street downtown next month.
A $650,000 State Street resurfacing project from Van Buren Street to Wacker Drive will begin next week.
The project, which is paid for using federal and state...