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  • 'Sunrise Express' slashes commute time, more riders eyed

    CHESTERTON — The new general manager of the South Shore commuter rail service thinks the new "Sunrise Express" service that chugs off Monday from South Bend to Chicago will be a game changer, attracting new commuters to jobs in the city. The six-...
  • How high will Interstate 4 tolls go?

    How high will Interstate 4 tolls go?
    Seven years ago, the state started charging tolls to ride on 7 miles of express lanes on Interstate 95 in South Florida. The fee ranged from 25 cents to a maximum $7 from end to end, though the top price usually was $1.75 because demand was relatively...
  • Good Morning Baltimore: Johnson case dismissed; bid for healthier happy meals

    Good Morning Baltimore: Johnson case dismissed; bid for healthier happy meals
    Good  Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Friday the 13th: WEATHER Enjoy today as rain moves into the area this evening. Today, temperatures  will be in the 50s with an overnight low of 42. Winds will be 6 to 12 mph out of the south...
  • Street closures to continue as President Obama leaves L.A.

    Street closures to continue as President Obama leaves L.A.
    Traffic woes tied to President Obama's trip to Los Angeles are expected to continue Friday morning as he leaves the city following quick visits to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and a fundraising event. Early-morning commuters heading to work near...
  • Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building

    Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday chose the leader of Denver's transit agency to guide the Metropolitan Transportation Authority through the next phase of a multibillion-dollar expansion of its rail system and efforts to eliminate...
  • Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away

    Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away
    Years ago, Florida's Turnpike had big plans to improve the highway in Palm Beach County. But those plans were dropped as the economy weakened and toll revenues slipped. Now commuters are feeling the crunch as they idle in traffic jams. Drivers commuting...
  • Zoo employees ride bikes to work to save wildlife habitat

    Zoo employees ride bikes to work to save wildlife habitat
    Time for commuters to ditch their cars and pedal in to work — at least according to the organizers of an event that encourages biking. Friday is Bike to Work Day in Palm Beach County. And workers at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society are...
  • Tractor Trailer Rollover In Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — A tractor trailer carrying paper products crashed overnight and tied up rush hour traffic. The left and center lanes of I-84 east in the area of exits 34 and 35 were closed during the morning commute, said Trooper Kelly Grant. At 9 a....
  • U.S., Metra investigate cause of derailment

    U.S., Metra investigate cause of derailment
    Federal railroad officials and Metra are investigating the cause of Monday's derailment just before rush hour that caused the cancellation of 16 trains and delayed thousands of commuter rail passengers. Crews worked Tuesday to repair tracks, but Metra...
  • 'Smooth' first day for Purple Line Express reroute: CTA, riders

    'Smooth' first day for Purple Line Express reroute: CTA, riders
    If only the transition to Ventra went this well. Monday marked the first day of a yearlong reroute of southbound Purple Line Express trains onto North Side Red Line tracks and it was "very smooth," CTA spokeswoman Tammy Chase said. Many riders told...
  • Riders 'hate it': Metra's least-reliable train on its worst-performing line

    Riders 'hate it': Metra's least-reliable train on its worst-performing line
    Penny Marchiel, of Aurora, doesn't need evidence beyond her own experience to believe that her train ride home has been Metra's worst of the worst. "Absolutely. I hate it," Marchiel said of the BNSF Railway Line Train 1279 to Aurora. "But I have no...