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  • To appeal to Hogan, Red Line supporters zero in on business support

    To appeal to Hogan, Red Line supporters zero in on business support
    A coalition of Baltimore businesses is launching an advertising campaign to demonstrate support for the proposed Red Line light rail project to the public and Gov.-elect Larry Hogan. "We all wanted to make sure that as the governor-elect is deliberating...
  • Police warn of thefts on CTA trains at Wilson stop

    Police warn of thefts on CTA trains at Wilson stop
    Police are alerting residents of a recent string of thefts on the CTA trains at the Red Line's Wilson stop on the North Side. There were three thefts between Dec. 28 and Wednesday during late evening and early morning hours, according to an alert from...
  • A good pick for transportation

    A good pick for transportation
    I applaud Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's choice of Pete Rahn to lead the Maryland Department of Transportation ("Hogan names Mitchell adviser," Jan. 14). Mr. Rahn also headed transportation departments in Missouri and New Mexico, two states that like Maryland...
  • Constituent concerns remain a top issue for City Commissioners

    Constituent concerns remain a top issue for City Commissioners
    The Winter Park City Commission deals with a wide range of issues, from approving a city budget to zoning changes to management of the city’s tree canopy. But as the commissioners noted during Monday’s meeting, they frequently get calls from...
  • Two Winnetka Metra stations, three underpasses to get security cameras

    Two Winnetka Metra stations, three underpasses to get security cameras
    When a bicycle thief struck Winnetka's Elm Street Metra station last May, officials said his crime was captured by the village's video security cameras, leading to a quick arrest by the police department. Now, with the village council's recent...
  • City needs the Red Line

    City needs the Red Line
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has made conflicting comments regarding Baltimore. He has stated that Baltimore should be a driver of statewide economic prosperity. He has also said that Baltimore is "in decline." While Baltimore certainly has its issues, we are...
  • Police identify 15-month-old boy killed in crash with MTA bus

    Police identify 15-month-old boy killed in crash with MTA bus
    Police on Thursday identified the infant killed in a crash last week between an SUV and a Maryland Transit Administration bus in Northwest Baltimore as 15-month-old Sidney Williams. Williams, of the 4000 block Edgewood Road, was in the SUV, headed...
  • Amid Metrolink problems, frustrated board member quits

     Amid Metrolink problems, frustrated board member quits
    A board member for the Metrolink commuter railroad resigned this week, saying she was frustrated with the line's complicated governing structure and unwillingness to significantly improve business practices. Carolyn Cavecche, a veteran Orange County...
  • Cold, freight engine fire delay Metra commuters

    Cold, freight engine fire delay Metra commuters
    A freight locomotive on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line caught on fire Friday morning near Naperville, halting trains in the area, authorities said. Trains were moving again by 9 a.m., but the fire added to delays that began around 6:55 a.m.,...
  • Sex offender charged with assaulting 4-year-old girl on CTA bus

     Sex offender charged with assaulting 4-year-old girl on CTA bus
    A convicted sex offender who had just completed his required weekly registration with Chicago police boarded a CTA bus outside police headquarters and sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl sitting with her mother, Cook County prosecutors said Friday....
  • SunRail night train service to last at least 1 year

    SunRail night train service to last at least 1 year
    SunRail's late-night train will continue for at least another year, but it could be a while before service is expanded to weekends and more often during the afternoon. The night train has been cheap as well as popular, typically carrying more people...