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  • Tinley Park asks Metra for express service

    Tinley Park asks Metra for express service
    Tinley Park officials are asking Metra to establish commuter express service to Chicago's financial district during morning and afternoon rush hours. Such a move would be consistent with service provided on other suburban rail lines and would help...
  • Union Station plan could bring relief for Metra, Amtrak passengers

    Union Station plan could bring relief for Metra, Amtrak passengers
    For many of the 120,000 rail passengers who pass through each day, Union Station is either a mystifying maze of ramps and escalators, or a perplexing funnel that forces them to navigate perilously narrow platforms. Commuting challenges include dodging...
  • Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary

    Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
  • I-75 upgrades: Wider overpass, more noise walls

    The next wave of construction on Interstate 75 is about to begin and it will mean big changes for commuters — and residents — in south Broward. The changes, prompted by the construction of express lanes in the median, include: • A...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • Rollover causes headache for morning commuters on turnpike

    A box truck flipped over and blocked the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike on Tuesday, causing a major traffic tie-up during the morning commute. The crash shut down northbound lanes just before Glades Road about 8 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol...
  • Bad weather causes traffic accidents, delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Stormy conditions caused several traffic accidents in Fort Lauderdale during rush hour Monday, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser said. Although there were significant road delays, those involved suffered only minor injuries,...
  • Dozier, hindsight, and patriotism: Letters

    'I wished I would [die]' When I was 5 years old, I stood on the corner of Orange Avenue and Church Street and sold the Orlando Evening Star newspaper. It was a nickel back then. I graduated to a paper route in Azalea Park. That was 68 years ago. I...
  • Allentown faces tight deadline to sync stoplights with arena traffic

    It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four. That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...