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  • Garcia says 'working class' to power bid for Chicago mayor

    If Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is going to have a shot at upsetting Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in an April runoff, he'll need to quickly solidify a coalition of minorities, union members and progressives reminiscent of one that buoyed his mentor, Harold...
  • Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover

    Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover
    All lanes are open on two local thoroughfares that had been experienced closures on Thursday morning due to rush-hour incidents, state transportation officials said. All lanes are open on MD 713 South in Hanover with the clearing of a single-vehicle...
  • Five things for Thursday, February 26, 2015

    Five things for Thursday, February 26, 2015
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: Universal raises prices; SunRail expansion is delayed; report on high-schooler's death; court recommends a 30-day suspension for judge; and more. 1. Following Disney World's lead, Universal...
  • U46 buys $6.7 million worth of buses despite financial uncertainty

    Despite the looming threat of losing state aid and possibly having to shoulder more of its employee pension costs, the Elgin School District U46 Board voted to buy 87 new school buses at a price of $6,653,797. Board Member Traci O'Neal Ellis asked...
  • SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017

    SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017
    The planned SunRail commuter-train expansion south into Osceola County and north to DeLand in Volusia County will be delayed by at least six months, pushing back the projected start date to the summer of 2017. Difficulties in securing $126 million in...
  • CTA's yearlong Wilson station project will slow Loop-bound commutes

    CTA's yearlong Wilson station project will slow Loop-bound commutes
    Morning commutes toward the Loop will soon take a few minutes longer for some riders on the CTA Red and Purple/Evanston Express rail lines while a section of track is rebuilt over the next year, CTA officials were to announce Thursday. Starting March...
  • CTA Red, Purple Line riders could see longer commutes for 1 year

    CTA Red, Purple Line riders could see longer commutes for 1 year
    For the next year, the CTA may want to reconsider renaming the Purple Line Express to something that sounds slower. Starting March 9, North Side riders of Purple Line Express and Red Line trains could see two to six minutes added onto their morning...
  • 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...
  • Metrolink crash: NTSB to examine lighting, visibility at grade-crossing

    Metrolink crash: NTSB to examine lighting, visibility at grade-crossing
    Federal investigators are examining whether the intersection near Tuesday’s Metrolink crash in Oxnard was "adequately illuminated" in the early-morning darkness, officials said Wednesday.   National Transportation Safety Board investigators are...
  • MTA real-time bus data 'hacked,' offered on private mobile application

    MTA real-time bus data 'hacked,' offered on private mobile application
    Almost as soon as the Maryland Transit Administration began offering real-time data on Baltimore bus locations on its website this month, self-described "civic hacker" Chris Whong got to work mining the data. Inspecting network traffic each time the...
  • Collisions on I-695 inner loop, outer loop

    Collisions on I-695 inner loop, outer loop
    A collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Arbutus at Southwestern Boulevard closed the left travel lane and left shoulder at 8:26 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision with injury on...