Chicago transit traffic

What Grade Would You Give the CTA?

What Grade Would You Give the CTA?

The vast majority of customers are satisfied with their Chicago Transit Authority service, but fewer feel that way than three years ago. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

Satisfaction with the CTA fell both overall and on 40 of 45 different service measures between 2011 and 2014. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

A driver may have been following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge in northwest Indi... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
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
Blue Line Crash Report: Operator Was

Blue Line Crash Report: Operator Was "Tired"

The National Transportation Safety Board has released transcripts of comments made by the operator of Chicago Trans... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015
Active Trans Shows Support for Red Light Cameras

Active Trans Shows Support for Red Light Cameras

Transportation advocates in Chicago hope to put the brakes on red light camera opposition. Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Irving Park Road Bridge Closed For Four Months

Irving Park Road Bridge Closed For Four Months

The Illinois Department of Transportation said truckers ignored a posted detour and struck the new flyover bridge. Watch »

Mar 24, 2015
Snowy Commute: Accidents, Airport Cancellations Reported

Snowy Commute: Accidents, Airport Cancellations Reported

Snowy and icy conditions made for a tough rush hour commute Monday morning as several accidents were reported across... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Man Found Dead on CTA Train

Man Found Dead on CTA Train

A man was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive at O’Hare International Airport early Monday. Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Mount  Prospect

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Mount Prospect

Witness Jonathan Rodriguez said the victim was laying in the 1800 block of West Algonquin Road at about 8:15 p.m. Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Possible, Transit Officials Warn

Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Possible, Transit Officials Warn

Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget calls for nearly $170 million in cuts to mass transit. Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Airport Security: Not All Employees Screened

Airport Security: Not All Employees Screened

Enhanced screening of the nation’s airport employees could be recommended by the TSA as early as next month. Watch »

Mar 18, 2015
Ill. Tollway Asks Customers to Pick Roadway Sign Messages

Ill. Tollway Asks Customers to Pick Roadway Sign Messages

The Illinois Tollway wants you to pick what their roadway signs say to help discourage dangerous driving. Read »

Mar 18, 2015
Shots Fired at Trucker on Dan Ryan Expressway

Shots Fired at Trucker on Dan Ryan Expressway

First responders closed both directions of the interstate as well as several ramps. Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
CTA Permanently Closes Loop Station

CTA Permanently Closes Loop Station

A new, more modern, station at Washington and Wabash will serve as a "gateway to Millennium Park," accord... Read »

Mar 16, 2015
CTA Plans Increased Service for St. Pat’s Day, Big 10 Tourney

CTA Plans Increased Service for St. Pat’s Day, Big 10 Tourney

The CTA is increasing service this weekend as visitors head to St. Patrick’s Day festivities and a Big 10 tournament... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Tanker Explosion Closes Michigan Interstate

Tanker Explosion Closes Michigan Interstate

A crash triggers tanker truck fire that shut down Interstate 94 in Dearborn, Michigan for hours on Wednesday. Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Rosemont Bans Some Overnight Parking

Rosemont Bans Some Overnight Parking

Ordinance aims to prevent travelers from leaving cars, traveling out of O'Hare Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Airline Cancels Man's Itinerary While He's on Flight

Airline Cancels Man's Itinerary While He's on Flight

A Western Michigan man wants to know how Southwest Airlines could cancel his itinerary, on the grounds that he was a... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
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