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  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble

    Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble
    Thousands of Bay Area commuters had to find other ways to travel between Marin County and San Francisco on Friday as Golden Gate Ferry captains and their deckhands went on strike. The one-day strike, announced in advance by a union representing the...
  • CTA bus ridership down year-over-year for past 19 months

    CTA bus ridership down year-over-year for past 19 months
    Love is patient—unless it is waiting for a CTA bus. Just ask Crystal Carrazco. Carrazco, 22, used to take the No. 9-Ashland bus from her Ukrainian Village home to catch the No. 73-Armitage bus to her boyfriend’s place in Hermosa on the...
  • Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...
  • Metro-North To Run Off-Peak Trains Every Half Hour To NYC

    Metro-North To Run Off-Peak Trains Every Half Hour To NYC
    NEW HAVEN — Metro-North riders who've been stuck waiting an hour for an off-peak train will get relief in November when the railroad starts running trains every half hour throughout the day and evening on its New Haven line. Passengers on the...
  • Enforcing the rules would help lessen dangers of bike lanes

    I have been a bike commuter in Chicago and elsewhere for more than five years and a fitness instructor for more than 15. While I was initially thrilled when dedicated bike lines started popping up around the city, I’ve determined they are actually...
  • New York terror threat boosts commuter security

    NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the metropolitan area remains under threat of terrorist attack, and that commuters will see an increased security presence in the city and at transit points as a result. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov....
  • New York officials scramble to reassure city after security threat

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A warning by Iraq's prime minister that Islamist militants planned to attack New York City sent political leaders scrambling on Thursday to assure the public it was safe to ride the subways and travel the streets of the nation's...
  • Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley

    Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley
    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....
  • SunRail ridership falls as managers consider expanding hours

    SunRail ridership falls as managers consider expanding hours
    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...
  • Thousands diverted onto 110 ExpressLanes, then fined by toll operator

    Thousands diverted onto 110 ExpressLanes, then fined by toll operator
    Thousands of drivers who were diverted onto toll lanes following a dramatic gun battle in Los Angeles last month were fined for not having the transponder needed to travel on the pay-to-drive lanes. The fines, which in some cases were for as little as a...