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  • For Metra riders, fare increase depends on type of ticket, destination

    For Metra riders, fare increase depends on type of ticket, destination
    When Marlene Tillis bought her February Metra pass recently, she was surprised to find out how much the cost had jumped: an increase of $14.50 to $92.75 for a month's worth of rides.
  • 2 Metro-North Derailments Raise New Concerns From Regulators

    2 Metro-North Derailments Raise New Concerns From Regulators
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Metro-North derailments in New York have renewed concerns among federal regulators over the commuter railroad's focus on safety. No one was injured after trains left the tracks at Grand Central Terminal and White Plains,...

    Cook County land bank may add 700-plus properties

    More than 700 properties that have languished unused, some for almost two decades, may be grabbed by the Cook County Land Bank Authority to make them more attractive to developers. The parcels — which are scattered around the county and include...

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track
    The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation. Its annual passenger load of 7.4 million is surpassed only by that of the northeast corridor...

    Winnetka officials to release results of water study

    Winnetka officials to release results of water study
    Officials in Winnetka are expected to soon unveil the results of a consultant's water quality testing study – a $125,000 project launched in anticipation of seeking approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for building the village'...