| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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...
| 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 2, 2014
| 4:22 AM
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...
| 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 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:40 AM
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”...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:03 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:34 AM
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...