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  • Expressway Authority cautions about population growth's impact on local roads

    Expressway Authority cautions about population growth's impact on local roads
    Just as surely as the next major traffic jam on the local highways, change is on the way, Alayna Curry said. The only real question left, she added, is how soon – and how to pay for it. “We need to find new ways to move people in Central...
  • Toll roads pitched as alternative during I-4 construction

    Toll roads pitched as alternative during I-4 construction
    When a truck driver crashed last month on the infamous Fairbanks curve of Interstate 4, his tractor trailer burst into flames and nearly eight hours passed before for the nearly mile-long backup was cleared. Imagine that scenario occurring this summer,...
  • Scores demand that Elgin-Huntley-Rockford Amtrak plan be put back on the rails

    The planned train even has a name — the Black Hawk. But will the long-debated Amtrak service from Chicago through Elgin, Huntley and Belvidere into Rockford and eventually Dubuque ever become reality? When new Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his cost-...
  • Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

    Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns
    The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns.  Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'

    Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'
    Good Morning, Baltimore: here's what yoou need to know for Friday WEATHER Snow showers are a possibility this morning with flurries in the afternoon. It’s going to be cold today with the mercury hitting a high of 28 with an overnight low of 14. ...
  • $10.50 tolls fail to keep I-95 express lanes moving

    $10.50 tolls fail to keep I-95 express lanes moving
    Higher tolls aren't keeping drivers out of the I-95 express lanes in Miami-Dade County. And that means it's increasingly slow-going, especially for northbound commuters who thought they were paying a premium for a faster trip out of downtown Miami....
  • The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance

    The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance
    Commuters who took Metra's Electric District Line trains to and from the south suburbs averaged only about one late train a month in 2014, while BNSF Line riders in the west suburbs experienced more than one late train a week. The lines were Metra's...
  • Toll Opponents, Border Towns Plead Their Cases

    Toll Opponents, Border Towns Plead Their Cases
    HARTFORD — Residents of Danbury, Greenwich, Enfield and other border towns deluged state legislators Wednesday with emails urging them to oppose highway tolls. "It would almost appear to be political suicide for anyone to go down this path,"...
  • 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...
  • 500 commuters rescued from train stuck outside Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About 500 passengers have been rescued from a disabled Philadelphia-area commuter train after an hour and a half without power or heat. A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority spokeswoman says overhead wires...
  • Up to 7 inches of new snow predicted for Peninsula tonight

    Up to 7 inches of new snow predicted for Peninsula tonight
    The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning covering all of South Central and Southeast Virginia. The warning will be in effect from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 1 p.m. Thursday.  Updated forecast models Wednesday morning predict the...