| Jul 26, 2014
The Illinois Tollway and Pace have taken a major step toward bringing more express bus service to the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, and motorists' tolls will help pay for it.
Under a partnership agreement the agencies finalized last week, the Tollway...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:46 PM
At least eight people called 911 on the evening of July 1, saying a woman was walking along the shoulder of the 10 Freeway and acting erratically.
"She has no shoes on," one caller said.
"She's just standing there with her arms in the air," another...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today.
Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The most exciting thing about the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is the full redesign that debuts globally on September 3, 2014. Model year 2016 will be the fourth generation of the Guinness World Book of Records’ best-selling two-seat roadster ....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The woman punched by a California Highway Patrol officer earlier this month along the 10 Freeway has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the officer and head of the agency, her attorneys announced Thursday.
The suit, filed Thursday in federal court,...
| Jul 20, 2014
We are on the brink of the fall election season, which means soon you will not be able to turn on the television without encountering an unrelenting stream of campaign ads.
Yes, it is time once again to watch television with one thumb on the mute button....
| Jul 2, 2014
As Metra searches for a way to offer wireless Internet access for its increasingly tech-savvy riders, a new study concludes the amenity could help soothe customers irritated by late trains and boost ridership.
Laptops, tablets and other devices that...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:25 AM
Orland Park commuters are a step closer to getting a new train station concession vendor.
The village's Finance and Information Technology Committee recommended the board award the contract for concession services at the 143rd Street and 153rd Street...
| Jul 7, 2014
Q: Are the HOV requirements still suspended on Interstate 95 in south Broward? The signs are still up in places north of Ives Dairy Road and no one knows whether they can move into the HOV lane at rush hour. When will the newest section of express lanes...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
My wife told this story when she arrived home from work last night. She was poking along in dense, rush-hour traffic, momentarily spaced out and bumped lightly into the car in front of her. Not good, of course, but she......
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...