| Mar 8, 2015
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:34 PM
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....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:07 AM
Good Morning, Baltimore! Here's what yoou need to know for Friday:
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:32 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:10 AM
Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10:
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&...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 10:42 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:00 PM
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...