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Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Metra Fare Increases Start Sunday

Get ready Metra riders—the approved 2015 fare increases start Sunday. Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Springfield Airport Hits 10-Year Passenger High

Springfield Airport Hits 10-Year Passenger High

More than 174,000 passengers used Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in 2014. That's the highest number since 2005. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

Woman Steers Bus to Safety After Driver Collapses

A 48-year-old Illinois woman is considered a hero by many after preventing a serious tour bus accident in Kenosha... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
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Check Traffic & Travel Times

Use Chicagoland highway traffic travel times to find out how long it will take to get to your destination. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Illinois Tollway
300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

The Chicago Department of Aviation at 8:30 a.m. said 280 flights were canceled at O'Hare and more than 45 were... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
City Reveals List of First Roads to Be Resurfaced

City Reveals List of First Roads to Be Resurfaced

More than 60 miles of Chicago roadways have been identified as the first to be repaved this year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Nearly 200 Flights Canceled at O'Hare on Monday

Nearly 200 Flights Canceled at O'Hare on Monday

What could be historically bad weather for the East Coast on Monday helped cancel more than 160 flights at O’Hare... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Flurries, Freezing Rain Make For Tough Monday Afternoon Commute

Flurries, Freezing Rain Make For Tough Monday Afternoon Commute

While not significant, the light snow is enough to cause problems on roadways. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Metra Considers Allowing Pets on Trains

Metra Considers Allowing Pets on Trains

More than a year after an Aurora woman started a petition on Change.org to allow pets on Metra trains, the train... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
11 Hurt When Chicago-Bound Bus Crashes in Southeast Wisconsin

11 Hurt When Chicago-Bound Bus Crashes in Southeast Wisconsin

A coach-style commercial bus heading from Milwaukee to the Chicago area crashed late Saturday night, injuring 11... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
More Than 85 Flights Cancelled at O'Hare

More Than 85 Flights Cancelled at O'Hare

Airlines cancelled more than 85 flights Sunday morning at O'Hare International Airport as wet snow hit the Chicago... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Metra Reveals Plan to Help With Overcrowding

Metra Reveals Plan to Help With Overcrowding

Metra wants riders to know they hear their concerns and they’re working to fix the problems. Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Union Pacific North Line Train Strikes Pedestrian in Winnetka

Union Pacific North Line Train Strikes Pedestrian in Winnetka

A pedestrian was hit by a Metra train Thursday evening in north suburban Winnetka. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Uber Steps Up Security Efforts in Chicago

Uber Steps Up Security Efforts in Chicago

Ridesharing app Uber said it plans to set up security efforts in Chicago after two of its drivers were accused of... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Fioretti Introduces Parking Ticket Amnesty Program

Fioretti Introduces Parking Ticket Amnesty Program

Under Fioretti's offer, commuters who owe up to $10,000 could wipe the slate clean by paying the face value of... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
CTA Cars Introduced in 1976 to be Retired

CTA Cars Introduced in 1976 to be Retired

The cars, which were introduced beginning in 1976 and featured sliding doors instead of the four-panel accordion... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Evanston Police to Increase Presence at Eight CTA Stations

Evanston Police to Increase Presence at Eight CTA Stations

The Evanston Police Department is increasing their patrol officer presence at eight CTA stations on the Purple Line,... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Teen Pilot Survives Crash Landing of Small Plane

Teen Pilot Survives Crash Landing of Small Plane

Jordan Stoltzfus walked away uninjured after the two-seater airplane crashed less than a mile from his Indiana home Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Passengers De-Board Plane at JFK as Bomb Threat Investigated: Sources

Passengers De-Board Plane at JFK as Bomb Threat Investigated: Sources

Passengers on board a Delta flight that was set to take off for Tel Aviv from Kennedy Airport Monday night were... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
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