Chicago transit traffic

Flooding Causes Problems on Interstates, CTA Lines

Flooding Causes Problems on Interstates, CTA Lines

Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and Chicago Transit Authority delays. Watch »

2 hours ago
Divvy Announces 2015 Expansion

Divvy Announces 2015 Expansion

Neighborhoods will get 175 additional Divvy stations and 1,750 new bikes during the spring of 2015, bringing... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
2 Hurt in Crash That Shut Down Tri-State

2 Hurt in Crash That Shut Down Tri-State

A four-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway in the south suburbs left two people injured and shut down... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Check Traffic & Travel Times

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
At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At Least 10 People Hurt in South Shore Bus Crash

At least ten people were injured in a CTA bus crash Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
The Messy Politics of Illinois and Uber

The Messy Politics of Illinois and Uber

As Uber plows into the taxi industry in Illinois, its eye on dominating Chicago, the fast-growing... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Driver Killed in Berwyn Rollover Crash

Driver Killed in Berwyn Rollover Crash

Authorities said they were called to 15th Street and Harlem Avenue at about 2:45 a.m. on a report of a crash. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Vehicle Hits Roadblock Near Harvey Standoff

Vehicle Hits Roadblock Near Harvey Standoff

The SUV hit a parked Cook County Sheriff’s police car that was blocking the road at Sibley Boulevard and... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Handgun Found in Carry-On Bag at Midway Airport

Handgun Found in Carry-On Bag at Midway Airport

A 35-year-old man was arrested at Midway International Airport Monday after a firearm was found in his... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Video May Show Bed Bugs on CTA Train

Video May Show Bed Bugs on CTA Train

A video circulating on social media this week shows what appears to be bed bugs crawling on the fabric of a seat on... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Driver Runs Off After Crash That Seriously Injured Woman

Driver Runs Off After Crash That Seriously Injured Woman

First responders had to almost completely remove the roof of a car after a crash on the Elgin-O’Hare... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Downtown Bridge Closed For Riverwalk Work

Downtown Bridge Closed For Riverwalk Work

The Chicago Department of Transportation said the Chicago River at State Street will remain closed through... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Trucker Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal I-55 Crash

Trucker Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal I-55 Crash

The trucker blamed for a fatal crash which claimed five lives on I-55 pleaded not guilty Tuesday in a Will... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
Infant Tossed From Vehicle in Humboldt Park Crash

Infant Tossed From Vehicle in Humboldt Park Crash

Angela Mingo, 26, cited with numerous violations after early morning crash on the 500 block of North Pulaski Road. Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Jackknifed Semi Spills Fuel, Blocks Interstate Traffic

Jackknifed Semi Spills Fuel, Blocks Interstate Traffic

The single-vehicle accident occurred about 3:45 a.m. on outbound I-90 at Addison Street. Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Seven Injured in I-57 Crash

Seven Injured in I-57 Crash

Crash near Route 30 blocked several lanes of roadway for nearly four hours. Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Illinois is Third-Cheapest State for Drivers: Study

Illinois is Third-Cheapest State for Drivers: Study

When it comes to gas, insurance, and repairs, Illinois pay far less than the national average to maintain... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Blue Line Stations to Close For Renovations

Blue Line Stations to Close For Renovations

The California station will be shut from Sept. 4 to Oct. 16 and the Damen station will close from Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
8 Injured in Crash Involving CTA Bus

8 Injured in Crash Involving CTA Bus

At least eight people were injured when a CTA bus and a truck crashed on the South Side Saturday morning. Read »

Aug 9, 2014
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