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  • Icy weather delays federal government opening in DC

    The federal government is delaying the opening of offices in the Washington region, where icy roads and sidewalks are creating a slippery morning commute. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says the government is open Monday, but employees can...
  • 1/3 inch of ice could affect Monday commute before warmer temps arrive

    1/3 inch of ice could affect Monday commute before warmer temps arrive
    A weekend storm left a third of an inch of ice in parts of the Baltimore area that could affect the Monday morning commute before temperatures rise in the afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A cold front should pass through in the morning,...
  • City to break ground on Loop express bus system in March

    City to break ground on Loop express bus system in March
    After months of delays, the city will break ground next month on an express bus system in the Loop that is expected to reduce bus commute times and improve bus reliability, according to Mayor Emanuel’s office. With March only days away and on...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • CEO: Commuter rail system back to full service by March 30

    The head of the French company that operates Massachusetts' commuter rail system apologized for the breakdowns and delays that have plagued the system after a series of storms dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the region and vowed that full service would...
  • 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...
  • $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....