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  • Lovers can lock up their commitment under CTA line in Oak Park

    Lovers can lock up their commitment under CTA line in Oak Park
    A bit of Paris romance is coming to an elevated train underpass in Oak Park. Public workers hung a chain-link fence Monday along a sidewalk beneath the CTA Green Line at Oak Park Avenue, where couples will soon be able to hang a lock and throw away the...
  • Civil jury rules in favor of former BART officer, denies award to father of Oscar Grant III

    SAN FRANCISCO A federal jury on Tuesday ruled in favor of former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle in a civil case over the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III at the Fruitvale BART station in 2009. The jury deliberated for less than five...
  • Civil jury gets case against former BART officer in Oscar Grant shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO Jury deliberations began Monday at the civil trial against former Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officer Johannes Mehserle over the Jan. 1, 2009, fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III on the Fruitvale BART station platform. "You're the first and...
  • 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...
  • Transportation in Brazil mostly holding up under onslaught of World Cup fans

    SAO PAULO Alpha Ndebele had a tight and ambitious schedule. He touched down in Brazil at Sao Paulo's Guarulhos international airport the morning of the World Cup's opening match, on June 12. He had to fly to Brasilia the next day, Curitiba the day after,...
  • Kennedy roadwork put into fast lane

    Kennedy Expressway construction, which threatened nightmarish delays each weekend for the rest of the month, not only will wrap up earlier than planned this weekend but will be completed by June 23, officials said Saturday. Because of "the expedited...
  • Delays plague Metra BNSF riders

    Delays plague Metra BNSF riders
    As if riders on Metra's BNSF Line didn't already know, they suffered through a dismal month of May, with 1 out of every 5 rush-hour trains running at least five minutes late, officials said Friday. The BNSF Line to Aurora — Metra's busiest with...
  • CTA: Train door problems on the decline

    CTA: Train door problems on the decline
    You know how the saying goes. When one door closes wrong ... there could be significant delays on a CTA train. Brown Line and Blue Line riders recently have experienced door problems during morning rush hour that have led to delays. The Blue Line...
  • Pictures in the News | July 1, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, young Palestinians wave homemade sparklers after breaking the fast during Ramadan in Gaza City. Muslims are obliged to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from before dawn until dusk throughout the holy...
  • Orlando-based Echo Interaction designs app for SunRail

    Orlando-based Echo Interaction designs app for SunRail
    When Orlando tech businessman Carlos Carbonell heard that SunRail had launched on May 1 without a smartphone app, he didn’t waste time developing his own. Live on Apple’s App Store today, Carbonell’s app – Orlando Transit –...
  • Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial

    Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial
    There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...