| May 6, 2015
| 11:28 AM
The traffic-clogged area outside Union Station will undergo lane closures and the relocation of CTA bus stops starting Friday in connection with construction of a bus transit center that is set to open next spring, transportation officials said Wednesday....
| May 6, 2015
| 1:56 AM
A dense fog advisory was in effect for the Chicago area until 11 a.m.
The advisory covers Cook and Lake counties, according to the National Weather Service.
Visibility was expected to be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile, especially near Lake...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:25 AM
Scattered thunderstorms across the Chicago area may hamper Monday morning’s commute for some residents.
As of about 5 a.m., rain started falling in the area and is expected to continue until about 9 a.m. or 10 a.m., according to the National...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:36 AM
All lanes of the 405 Freeway in Carson were reopened Tuesday after being closed for several hours during the morning commute because of a two-car crash.
The crash occurred just after 4 a.m. in the southbound lanes north of Alameda Street and sent one...
| May 4, 2015
| 5:22 PM
The Regional Development Authority and the proposed South Shore commuter rail extension emerged from the 2015 Indiana legislative session with a clear message: full steam ahead.
House Bill 1398 streamlines some of the RDA's duties as well as how its...
| May 1, 2015
| 4:00 PM
My favorite bit from Friday's news reports about the guilty plea by a former patronage appointee of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comes courtesy of The Washington Post: "A guilty plea by the longtime aide could spell trouble for the New Jersey governor."...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 8:23 AM
SunRail is turning 1-year-old today. On behalf of the I-4 hostages who were freed from the shackles of our highway commute, allow me to say happy birthday, and many more.
To mark the anniversary, we asked riders what they like about the train, what they...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 6:18 AM
Construction is set to resume Monday on a long-delayed project to improve the platforms and increase safety at the Downers Grove Main Street Metra Station.
The east ends of the in-bound and out-bound boarding platforms will be closed to commuters...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 2:19 PM
Eola Road and North Aurora Road is the most dangerous intersection in Aurora.
That is according to new numbers released by the Aurora Police Department for 2015.
Fourteen intersections have had more than 10 crashes this year, but Eola Road and North...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:29 AM
Good morning, Baltimore! Here’s what you need to know for 'opening day' Friday:
We’re in for a stormy Friday, which means if you’re playing hooky from work and heading to Camden Yards for Opening Day this afternoon, you...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:06 AM
A spokesman for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District said it's assessing its response to a freight train accident Monday night that left South Shore Railroad commuters stranded for hours at the Kensington Metra station in Chicago.