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  • Union Station transit center work to impact West Loop traffic

    Union Station transit center work to impact West Loop traffic
    The traffic-clogged area outside Union Station will undergo lane closures and the relocation of CTA bus stops starting Friday in connection with construction of a bus transit center that is set to open next spring, transportation officials said Wednesday....
  • Dense fog for the morning commute

    Dense fog for the morning commute
    A dense fog advisory was in effect for the Chicago area until 11 a.m. The advisory covers Cook and Lake counties, according to the National Weather Service. Visibility was expected to be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile, especially near Lake...
  • Police advise drivers to avoid 41 and Old Elm Monday morning

    The Monday morning rush hour may be particularly bad for drivers on Illinois Route 41, where the lights will be flashing red at Old Elm Road, due to an accident Saturday. Lake Forest Police reported Sunday night that a car hit the light control box...
  • 405 Freeway lanes reopened in Carson after crash

    405 Freeway lanes reopened in Carson after crash
    All lanes of the 405 Freeway in Carson were reopened Tuesday after being closed for several hours during the morning commute because of a two-car crash. The crash occurred just after 4 a.m. in the southbound lanes north of Alameda Street and sent one...
  • South Shore expansion, RDA win support from Indiana lawmakers

    South Shore expansion, RDA win support from Indiana lawmakers
    The Regional Development Authority and the proposed South Shore commuter rail extension emerged from the 2015 Indiana legislative session with a clear message: full steam ahead. House Bill 1398 streamlines some of the RDA's duties as well as how its...
  • Francis Wilkinson: Is Gov. Chris Christie walking the bridge to ruin?

    My favorite bit from Friday's news reports about the guilty plea by a former patronage appointee of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comes courtesy of The Washington Post: "A guilty plea by the longtime aide could spell trouble for the New Jersey governor."...
  • What you like and don't like as SunRail turns 1-year-old

    What you like and don't like as SunRail turns 1-year-old
    SunRail is turning 1-year-old today. On behalf of the I-4 hostages who were freed from the shackles of our highway commute, allow me to say happy birthday, and many more. To mark the anniversary, we asked riders what they like about the train, what they...
  • Rain may slow down morning commute

    Rain may slow down morning commute
    Scattered thunderstorms across the Chicago area may hamper Monday morning’s commute for some residents. As of about 5 a.m., rain started falling¬†in the area¬†and is expected to continue until about 9 a.m. or 10 a.m., according to the National...
  • Eola Road and North Aurora Road most dangerous intersection in Aurora

    Eola Road and North Aurora Road most dangerous intersection in Aurora
    Eola Road and North Aurora Road is the most dangerous intersection in Aurora. That is according to new numbers released by the Aurora Police Department for 2015. Fourteen intersections have had more than 10 crashes this year, but Eola Road and North...
  • Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday

    Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday
    Construction is set to resume Monday on a long-delayed project to improve the platforms and increase safety at the Downers Grove Main Street Metra Station. The east ends of the in-bound and out-bound boarding platforms will be closed to commuters...
  • NICTD reviewing response to Monday accident

    NICTD reviewing response to Monday accident
    A spokesman for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District said it's assessing its response to a freight train accident Monday night that left South Shore Railroad commuters stranded for hours at the Kensington Metra station in Chicago. A shipping...