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  • New Touhy viaduct set for Park Ridge to fix falling debris

     New Touhy viaduct set for Park Ridge to fix falling debris
    Long-awaited repairs to the 73-year-old Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct will begin soon and should be complete by year's end, Park Ridge officials said at Wednesday's city council meeting. The Illinois Department of Transportation finally approved plans to...
  • Final section of ICC to Laurel, new I-95 interchange to open this weekend

    Final section of ICC to Laurel, new I-95 interchange to open this weekend
    The final section of the Intercounty Connector linking Interstate 95 with Route 1 in Laurel will be opened in stages over multiple days beginning Friday after months of delay, according to the State Highway Administration. The new 1.5-mile section of...
  • SunRail ridership up in October, ending 3-month skid for train

    SunRail ridership up in October, ending 3-month skid for train
    SunRail ridership rose a bit in October, reversing a three-month slide that had seen the average number of daily riders dip to just above 3,000. Spokesman Steve Olson said SunRail officials recently increased marketing efforts to attract more passengers...
  • 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...
  • Uptown plans envision a village

    Uptown plans envision a village
    As plans move forward for uptown Fort Lauderdale's future, it's cars that are taking a back seat and pedestrians who are doing the driving. A new Urban Land Institute study says uptown's success depends on transforming the car-dependent employment...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Halloween

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Halloween
    The Halloween forecast has been threatening snow; will preciptiation hold off? A manhunt in Pennsylvania ends with a suspect's apprehension. And don't forget to set your clocks back this weekend. Here's what you need to know for Halloween weekend. ...
  • Commentary: Measure Y is better than Newport Coast development

    On Election Day, I will be voting in favor of Measure Y. Here's why I think Measure Y offers a valuable amendment to the current general plan. Measure Y primarily seeks to permit the construction of a cluster of buildings adjacent to Fashion Island. The...
  • Your 405 exit is closed, but will Metro or Caltrans tell you?

    Your 405 exit is closed, but will Metro or Caltrans tell you?
    Please God, give me a sign -- because Metro or anyone else working on the 405 Sepulveda Pass project won't. And even though the Bel Air Bar and Grill threw a "We Survived the 405 Neighborhood Block Party" this weekend, construction on the 405 continues,...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    Did you get your flu shot? More and more folks are getting the vaccination, which health officials say may be partly due to the publicity given to the Ebola virus. A Baltimore officer caught on video beating a suspect is charged. And San Francisco...
  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...
  • Could bus rapid transit speed up commutes along North Lake Shore Drive?

    Could bus rapid transit speed up commutes along North Lake Shore Drive?
    Red Line. Purple Line. Brown Line. Lake Shore Drive? There is a push by some Chicagoans to institute bus rapid transit—express bus service that allows buses to act like trains by giving buses priority over cars on roads—on Lake Shore Drive...