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  • How will CTA juggle more rail riders, less state funding?

     How will CTA juggle more rail riders, less state funding?
    Given a choice, a transit agency would rather deal with the challenges of ridership growth than a decline, and the Chicago Transit Authority faces the mixed blessing of both — with the added threat of $105 million in state funding cuts to the CTA...
  • Chicago archbishop distributes ashes, extends invitation

    Chicago archbishop distributes ashes, extends invitation
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Ash Wednesday extended an invitation to people across the city to participate in the Festival of Forgiveness during the second weekend of Lent. Two dozen Roman Catholic parishes, shrines and campus ministry sites in...
  • CTA Red, Purple Line riders could see longer commutes for 1 year

    CTA Red, Purple Line riders could see longer commutes for 1 year
    For the next year, the CTA may want to reconsider renaming the Purple Line Express to something that sounds slower. Starting March 9, North Side riders of Purple Line Express and Red Line trains could see two to six minutes added onto their morning...
  • Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs

    Massive snowstorm closes schools in Chicago, some suburbs
    Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the Chicago area will stay home from school Monday after Sunday's snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow. Chicago Public Schools on Sunday evening announced its third weather-related closing this year....
  • Chicago Millennials drive less, but not as much as you think

    Chicago Millennials drive less, but not as much as you think
    When Noel Harvey moved from Roscoe Village to Avalon Park during the holidays, he had an extra jingle in his step. Harvey, 23, had been riding the CTA No. 50-Damen bus to commute to his sales job in North Center on the North Side, but he traded his...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Remembering the Pyles in Annapolis, Carr at the NY Times

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Remembering the Pyles in Annapolis, Carr at the NY Times
    Good Morning, Baltimore! Here's what yoou need to know for Friday: WEATHER It’s going to be a cold today with a chance of 45 mph winds in the morning which will make it feel like temperatures are in the single digits.  Temperatures will hit a...
  • CTA to test late-night Purple Line Express train

    CTA to test late-night Purple Line Express train
    After years of riders asking to extend Purple Line Express service beyond morning and evening rush hours, the CTA will be testing a late-night train this summer, the transit agency officials said this week. Expanding the hours for Purple Line trains...
  • Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated

    Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated
    Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10: WEATHER There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. and it’s there for a good reason. Overnight freezing rain, sleet and snow have left many of the area&...
  • Confused about parking restrictions? Redesigned street signs may help

    Confused about parking restrictions? Redesigned street signs may help
    Squinting out a car window to decipher a stack of pole-bound parking signs is one of L.A.'s more annoying experiences.  That could change starting this weekend, with the launch of a new sign aimed at making parking restrictions easier to understand. The...
  • Tri-Rail opens Miami airport station

    Tri-Rail opens Miami airport station
    Catching a flight at Miami International Airport? Getting there by train from Broward and Palm Beach counties is about to get a lot easier. On Sunday morning, Tri-Rail was set to begin running commuter trains into a $92 million station that's just...
  • Tips to keep commuting stress at bay

    Tips to keep commuting stress at bay
    If working from home is out of the question, here are a few ways to make the commute more enjoyable: •Check traffic before leaving (or download a navigation app): Just knowing how long it will take to get somewhere can help reduce the worry...