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  • Metra unveils plan to curb Union Station crowding

    Metra unveils plan to curb Union Station crowding
    Metra unveiled a new strategy Tuesday to block direct access to Union Station's cramped south concourse and reroute customers to a more spacious waiting area during service disruptions and special events. The plan calls primarily for using Amtrak...
  • Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says

    Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says
    The need to replace the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel that winds its way beneath West Baltimore became evident once again this week, as crews descended on a portion of the nearly 150-year-old rail bore to conduct emergency track work. According to Amtrak,...
  • Metro-North Reaches Plan To Spot Apnea In Engineers

    Metro-North Reaches Plan To Spot Apnea In Engineers
    Metro-North is on the verge of hiring a company to provide at-home sleep apnea tests for some of its 410 train engineers. As a new precaution in 2015, the railroad plans to have its health services staff along with New Jersey-based Persante Health...
  • Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways

     Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways
    In its bid for the Obama presidential library, the University of Illinois at Chicago has proposed a visitor center and academic institute complex on its Near West Side campus that would extend over portions of the Jane Byrne Interchange. Though the plan...
  • L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots

    L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots
    In congested commercial and residential areas, circling block after block to find an empty parking space can be tedious and irritating. But in downtown Los Angeles, one of the more innovative programs in the nation is making the hunt less irritating....
  • CTA Damen Blue Line stop to reopen next week

    CTA Damen Blue Line stop to reopen next week
    Cora Majewski may have saved herself a few pounds, but her wallet is a little lighter since the CTA closed the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park for renovation two months ago. Majewski, 32, said her typical 20-minute Blue Line commute to her...
  • North Chicago suburbs lack affordable housing near Metra

    North Chicago suburbs lack affordable housing near Metra
    For Chicago's northern suburbs on the Metra lines, the idea of encouraging development near public transit is nothing new. But there are few options to be found for low- and moderate-income workers hoping to live near public transportation in these...
  • Bin 36 to open at CTA headquarters

     Bin 36 to open at CTA headquarters
    There will be no need to get behind the steering wheel after tipping back drinks at a new Bin 36 restaurant that is set to open in the CTA headquarters building next spring, under a lease approved Wednesday. A total of eight new concession leases were...
  • SunRail adding night train for Magic fans, arts center patrons

    SunRail adding night train for Magic fans, arts center patrons
    The SunRail commuter train is adding another evening run starting next Monday in an effort to pick up holiday revelers, Orlando Magic fans and patrons of the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center. The new trips will leave about an hour later than the last...
  • Emergency Amtrak work to delay MARC trains in Baltimore through Wednesday

    Emergency Amtrak work to delay MARC trains in Baltimore through Wednesday
    Emergency track work by Amtrak will cause delays for MARC transit passengers in Baltimore this week, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The unscheduled work on tracks between the West Baltimore MARC station and Penn Station was announced...
  • All-Star Transportation Buys Smaller Bus Company

    All-Star owns 700 buses, has more than 800 employees and serves 30 towns; Worhunsky owns 120 buses, and has about 115 employees. All-Star Transportation, a bus company that serves schools around Connecticut, has purchased the smaller Worhunsky Corp....