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  • Upgrade on way for I-95 ramp to SW 10th Street

    Upgrade on way for I-95 ramp to SW 10th Street
    DEERFIELD BEACH - Big changes are coming after the holidays to the Southwest 10th Street interchange that should give drivers more room to exit southbound Interstate 95. And even better news for commuters, there may be movement in the decades-long...
  • Max Reger a crowd pleaser at a full and festive Disney Hall

    Max Reger a crowd pleaser at a full and festive Disney Hall
    To what extent traffic affects attendance at Walt Disney Concert Hall is hard to know. Anecdotal evidence suggests that commute time matters. Even Los Angeles Philharmonic concerts conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Gustavo Dudamel last month — when...
  • I-95: Broward Boulevard off-ramps reopened

    I-95: Broward Boulevard off-ramps reopened
    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...
  • Students walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision

    Students walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision
    High school and college students ditched classes Monday in several U.S. cities to protest against a decision not to indict a Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August. Anger has continued to swell over the long Thanksgiving...
  • Add ticket machines to list of Metrolink problems

    Add ticket machines to list of Metrolink problems
    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...
  • Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening

    Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening
    Crawling along Southern California's freeways at rush hour, you might have wanted to scream: "This traffic is the worst!" If it was a Thursday evening, you probably were right. At least, that's the consensus of three companies that analyze traffic...
  • BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport
    San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years. The trains started running on time at 6 a.m....
  • Restore transit benefit

    As chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority, I am writing to underscore the column by Jon Hilkevitch in the Tribune (11/17, “Advocates: Give transit users a break”). As Hilkevitch notes, the “commuter transit benefit”...
  • CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire

    CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire
    Tuesday morning's nightmare commute from the North Side into downtown Chicago was triggered by separate fires, including a blaze in a building near the CTA's "L" tracks that disrupted Brown Line and Purple Line service and a CTA bus fire that turned...
  • Stopped freight train causes morning commuter chaos in Plainfield

    Stopped freight train causes morning commuter chaos in Plainfield
    A freight train came to a halt in downtown Plainfield on Thursday morning, blocking multiple crossings and causing commuter chaos. The freight train, operated by CN, stalled on the tracks about 6:30 a.m., cutting off crossings at Lockport Street and...
  • Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter

    Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter
    Rachel Brusstar, 24, has only been riding the CTA for two years but she already knows how to sniff out a winter commuting phenomenon: The poop train car. Brusstar thought she hit the jackpot last year when she caught a Red Line train during rush hour...