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  • Downers Grove Metra platforms reopen, some work delayed

     Downers Grove Metra platforms reopen, some work delayed
    Platforms at Downers Grove's downtown commuter train station reopen Wednesday morning but a large chunk of the project will sit unfinished into next year. Metra officials said construction on the western ends of the Main Street station platforms is...
  • Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

    Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?
    Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...
  • Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains

    Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains
    Easing its bicycle policy, Metra is making it more convenient for customers who ride as part of their commutes or when special events are held Downtown, officials said Tuesday. The first change will allow commuters to bring bikes on early morning...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble

    Bay Area ferry strike makes Marin County commuters scramble
    Thousands of Bay Area commuters had to find other ways to travel between Marin County and San Francisco on Friday as Golden Gate Ferry captains and their deckhands went on strike. The one-day strike, announced in advance by a union representing the...
  • New York terror threat boosts commuter security

    NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the metropolitan area remains under threat of terrorist attack, and that commuters will see an increased security presence in the city and at transit points as a result. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov....
  • 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...
  • Broward again eyes fix for timing of red lights

    Broward again eyes fix for timing of red lights
    Broward County has been promising for 40 years to fix the problem of unsynchronized traffic lights. Now officials say they have the solution — a real-time system that can adapt to changing traffic conditions — but it is still about six years...
  • Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal

    Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal
    Drivers in the vicinity of the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike may have traded one problem for another. The good news: A new southbound SunPass-only off-ramp for drivers heading west to Pembroke Pines has diverted more than 5,000 vehicles...
  • 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...