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  • Derailment stops trains on Blue Line at Pulaski for two hours

    Derailment stops trains on Blue Line at Pulaski for two hours
    Trains were stopped on the CTA Blue Line for two hours Tuesday morning after a minor derailment near the Pulaski station. The wheel of a car on an eight-car inbound train derailed about 7:15 a.m., according to CTA and fire officials. Trains were running...
  • Caught on video: Machete attack on Brown Line platform

    Caught on video: Machete attack on Brown Line platform
    Seven people, including two 15-year-old boys and a 15-year-old girl, have been charged in a machete attack on the Kedzie Brown Line CTA platform in Albany Park, police said. The seven attacked a 17-year-old boy and a 26-year-old man on the platform in...
  • Maglev train construction could start next year, but hurdles remain

    Maglev train construction could start next year, but hurdles remain
    A former Volusia County businessman said Wednesday he could start building a multimillion-dollar magnetically-levitated train at no taxpayer expense as early as next year. But Tony Morris of American Maglev still has to obtain government approval and...
  • Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

    Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
    When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect. It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
  • Made in America festival gears up for final day

    Made in America festival gears up for final day
    Made in America festival: Day Two. The final day of the Budweiser-sponsored downtown music festival in Grand Park outside City Hall gets underway at noon Sunday and runs until 11 p.m. Today’s top acts include Weezer, John Mayer and Kanye West....
  • City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains

    City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains
    Warning that the frequent railroad trains loaded with crude oil passing through the Chicago area are a “serious risk to public safety,” the City Council is calling for tighter restrictions on the shipments than federal officials proposed in...
  • Uniformed guards to patrol CTA parking lots daily

    Uniformed guards to patrol CTA parking lots daily
    Uniformed security guards will patrol CTA parking lots more frequently, under a contract the CTA board approved Wednesday at its monthly meeting. CPS Chicago Parking, a Chicago-based parking management firm, will continue to operate the CTA's 14 Park-n-...
  • Orange Line CTA partially suspended after teen jumps in front of train on SW Side

    Orange Line CTA partially suspended after teen jumps in front of train on SW Side
    A teenage girl died after she jumped in front of an outbound CTA Orange Line train this evening, causing a partial suspension in service for the trains heading to and from Midway International Airport, officials said. The incident took place on the...
  • Take a bus trip to New York City to see the Radio City Rockettes Dec. 7

    Take a bus trip to New York City to see the Radio City Rockettes Dec. 7
    Tickets are available for the Northern Lehigh Community Center's bus trip to see the Radio City Rockettes on Dec. 7 in New York City. Tickets are $125 and include bus transportation from Northern Lehigh Middle School at 8 a.m., ticket to the show,...
  • Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant

    Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant
    A federal transportation grant will soon provide a much needed upgrade to a congested artery into the Port of Virginia. Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Newport News), announced Tuesday that the Virginia Port Authority will...
  • Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley

    Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley
    The accident on the Baltimore Beltway near Dulaney Valley Road involving a tractor trailer that complicated the Wednesday rush hour has completely cleared as of about 9 a.m. Maryland Department of Transportation cameras showed traffic was flowing freely....