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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...

    CTA Red Line briefly delayed after unfounded bomb threat

    CTA Red Line briefly delayed after unfounded bomb threat
    Some CTA Red Line trains were briefly delayed Monday night after someone made a bomb threat over the phone at a station near the Loop.   Police conducted a search and said the threat was unfounded. “Everything has been rendered safe,” said...

    East Penn schools chief says bus company performance is picking up

    Four weeks into the school year, East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder says that while problems still exist with the district's new transportation provider, Student Transportation of America Inc., a turnaround in performance may be underway. At...

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...