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  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • CTA president: No plans to restore Lincoln Avenue bus cut

    CTA president: No plans to restore Lincoln Avenue bus cut
    CTA president Forrest Claypool said Wednesday the agency has no plans to restore a controversial 2012 cut of Lincoln Avenue bus service despite a North Side alderman's push to have service reinstated. "We have no plans to change our previous crowding...
  • Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail

    Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail
    It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success. In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
  • Chicago No. 6 on list of most-stressed cities

    Chicago No. 6 on list of most-stressed cities
    Bad weather and heavy traffic puts Chicago sixth on a list of most-stressed cities in the country. After consulting experts at the American Psychological Association, CNNMoney ranked 55 of the country’s largest cities by stress level, based on...
  • CTA Brown Line slowest in nearly 2 years

    CTA Brown Line slowest in nearly 2 years
    The CTA Brown Line is the slowest it has been in nearly two years, with nearly a quarter of track under slow zone, according to a CTA report posted online this week. Twenty-three percent of Brown Line track is under slow zone, which requires trains to...
  • HOV rules suspended on I-95 south of Sunrise Blvd.

    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...
  • When rage beckons

     
    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......
  • 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata makes last lap before redesign

    2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata makes last lap before redesign
    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 ....
  • With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease

    With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease
    Chinese authorities have been on heightened security alert lately in the wake of deadly knifings and bombings at train stations blamed on separatists and terrorists. But the nation’s bus riders have now come under repeated arson assaults from a...
  • 911 callers describe woman on 10 Feeway before CHP officer struck her

    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...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    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...