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Public Transportation

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  • Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party

    Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party
    Officials are expecting between 10,000 and 20,000 fans for a free viewing party today at Soldier Field of the World Cup elimination match between U.S. and Belgium. “It’s late in the day, at 3:00 p.m., and people are already taking the day...
  • CTA unveils artwork for 8 Red Line South stations

    CTA unveils artwork for 8 Red Line South stations
    Indira Johnson shut her eyes and smiled as she recalled describing her vision for the perfect Red Line station mural: Something vibrant. Something inclusive of everyone frequenting the station. Something to anticipate when emerging from the stairwell....
  • Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head

    Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti picked a San Francisco official known for her focus on innovation, bicycle use and traffic safety to run the city's Department of Transportation on Friday. Assigned to the "Livable Streets" office of San Francisco's...
  • Free transit rides come with a price as numbers soar

    Free transit rides come with a price as numbers soar
    First it was Rod Blagojevich who sent free rides soaring on the Chicago area's transit system, and now the lingering effects of the Great Recession are keeping the numbers high, experts say. The former governor's gift of free rides to all Illinois...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...
  • Air travel booking website offers rail alternatives

    Air travel booking website offers rail alternatives
    The Internet is jammed with travel websites to book airline flights. But the operators of CheapAir.com say they are the only air search site that gives travelers the option of booking a trip by rail. Jeff Klee, chief executive of the Calabasas-based...
  • CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route

    CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route
    Ever been on a bus and thought that you could walk faster because the bus appeared to stop every few feet to pick up riders? The CTA may be tackling this problem of too many stops on one of its most popular east-west routes. The CTA is proposing...
  • Ex-president of Schuylkill concrete company gets 7 years in massive fraud case

    In a case described as the largest fraud prosecution of its kind, the former president of Schuylkill Products Inc. was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for steering government bridge-building work intended for minority-owned businesses to his...
  • Burbank-Palmdale segment added to bullet train timetable

    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...
  • Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added
    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...
  • Making it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX

    Making it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX
    As a rollerbag-schlepping frequent flier, I look with great interest on any proposals to make it easier to use public transportation to get to LAX. (“Finally, a train to the plane?,” Editorial, June 26, and “Fixing a missing link,”...