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  • Delays by Metra rose in February, but March numbers improving

    Delays by Metra rose in February, but March numbers improving
    Delays continued to plague Metra's popular BNSF line during a snowy February, but the on-time performance has improved so far in March. The BNSF line was on time 90.1 percent of the time, 87.6 percent during rush hour, in February. "We didn't meet our...
  • Fog Hampers Morning Commute

    Dense fog is making the morning commute a challenge in places. The National Weather Service in Taunton, Mass. issued a dense fog advisory shortly before 6:15 a.m., according to an alert from AccuWeather.com. The advisory was in effect until 10 a.m., but...
  • MTA's toll-lane project may be a victim of its own success

    MTA's toll-lane project may be a victim of its own success
    The conversion of the 110 Freeway's carpool lanes into toll lanes was not without bumps: Some Angelenos feared that adding tolls to the Los Angeles County freeway network would further divide rich and poor commuters. Others groused that freeways should be...
  • CTfastrak's Green Light Comes Saturday

    CTfastrak's Green Light Comes Saturday
    HARTFORD — When the first CTfastrak bus on the 101 route pulls out of downtown at 4:52 on Saturday morning, it will carry more than passengers. Also riding on the debut of CTfastrak will be the hopes of central Connecticut business leaders, the...
  • Obama haters, guns on campus and water: Letters

    Obama haters, guns on campus and water: Letters
    Red meat for haters Saturday's Sentinel commentary, "A carnival of chaos in U.S. government," by Victor Davis Hanson presents a trite review of events he thinks proves that "no one seems to be in charge at the White House. And that has terrified...
  • Upgrades eyed for Miller South Shore station

    Upgrades eyed for Miller South Shore station
    GARY — Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said plans are in the works to upgrade the Miller South Shore station near Lake Street. Freeman-Wilson said Miller is in the midst of a turnaround and it's the centerpiece of a federal initiative aimed at...
  • Oswego to end Park-n-Ride service for commuters

    Oswego to end Park-n-Ride service for commuters
    With a small number of riders in recent years, the village of Oswego has decided to end its Park-n-Ride transportation service for Metra riders this summer. The Oswego Park-n-Ride has operated weekday rush hour bus service between two locations and...
  • Spring snow making roads hazardous, even for the governor

    Spring snow making roads hazardous, even for the governor
    Executive powers are apparently no match for snow. Particularly Monday's driving bands of snow that slickened roads, cut visibility and caused a collision involving Gov. Rauner's motorcade -- one of dozens of spinouts that jammed traffic on every...
  • Elgin area deals with more snow than expected

     Elgin area deals with more snow than expected
    The Elgin area dealt with an early spring snowstorm Monday that left more snow on the ground than many thought would be there, slowing a morning commute as snow plows could not keep up with the heavier-than-expected snowfall.. "Can you believe this? I...
  • 5-plus inches mark biggest late-season snow since 1982

    5-plus inches mark biggest late-season snow since 1982
    Beach Park 23-year-old Gustavo Saogado was driving behind another car Monday morning on Almond Road just south of Route 120 when that vehicle began to swerve. "The car in front of me was losing control and I thought this isn't going to end well so I...
  • Wintry mix may botch morning commute

     Wintry mix may botch morning commute
    As temperatures drop below freezing overnight, a wintry mix hitting around 5 a.m. Monday could make for a tricky drive to work, weather forecasters say. The arrival of a low pressure system from Canada is expected to cause temperatures to fall to...