Chicago transit traffic

Pieces of Historic Loop CTA Station Up for Auction

Pieces of Historic Loop CTA Station Up for Auction

If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of Chicago history, now is your chance. Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Officials Warn of Traffic Ahead of Jane Byrne Interchange Work

Officials Warn of Traffic Ahead of Jane Byrne Interchange Work

Transportation officials are warning drivers in the Chicago area to prepare for another weekend of closures and... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Water Main Break Closes Streets in West Loop

Water Main Break Closes Streets in West Loop

Portions of Canal and Fulton streets are closed in the West Loop as crews work to repair and investigate a water... Read »

Aug 28, 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
Woman Injured in Kennedy Expressway Crash

Woman Injured in Kennedy Expressway Crash

A woman was injured early Friday when her car crashed into the wall on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Killed in Fiery Lake County Crash

3 Killed in Fiery Lake County Crash

Three people were killed in a fiery crash in north suburban Lake County early Wednesday morning. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
1 Dead After Semis Crash on I-55

1 Dead After Semis Crash on I-55

One person was killed in an accident involving two semi-trucks on Interstate 55 Monday night. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Tow Truck Shot on Dan Ryan Expressway

Tow Truck Shot on Dan Ryan Expressway

A gunman opened fire on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Sunday night, firing shots at a tow truck on the roadway... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Police Launch Program to Combat Expressway Shootings

Police Launch Program to Combat Expressway Shootings

In response to an unusually high number of shootings on Chicago-area expressways this year, Illinois State Police... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Weekend Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin

Weekend Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin

Several lane closures around the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicago will begin this week. Watch »

Aug 22, 2015
Shooting Closes Kennedy Expressway for 2 Hours

Shooting Closes Kennedy Expressway for 2 Hours

Major traffic delays were reported during rush hour Monday morning after a shooting shut down the outbound Kennedy... Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Unusually Long Lines Reported at Midway Airport

Unusually Long Lines Reported at Midway Airport

Unusually long lines at Midway Airport’s security checkpoint had many customers upset Friday. Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Woman, Good Samaritan Injured After Car Hits Them on Highway

Woman, Good Samaritan Injured After Car Hits Them on Highway

A 23-year-old driver and a good Samaritan who stopped to help her change a flat tire were injured Thursday night... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
CTA to Offer Free Rides on 1st Day of School

CTA to Offer Free Rides on 1st Day of School

Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Major Backup Reported After Crash on Tri-State Tollway

Major Backup Reported After Crash on Tri-State Tollway

A rollover crash on the Tri-State Tollway in Lake Forest closed several southbound lanes on the expressway during... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
Refinery Issue Could Cause Midwest Gas Prices to Soar

Refinery Issue Could Cause Midwest Gas Prices to Soar

Gas prices could be on the rise in the Midwest after production problems reportedly caused an outage at the BP... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
CTA to Add 125 New Buses to Fleet

CTA to Add 125 New Buses to Fleet

A slew of new buses are coming to the streets of Chicago. Read »

Aug 10, 2015
$250M Upgrade Planned for Midway Airport

$250M Upgrade Planned for Midway Airport

Chicago's Midway Airport is about to get a major upgrade with changes that aim to fix some of the many concerns from... Watch »

Aug 6, 2015
CTA Train Derails on Green Line

CTA Train Derails on Green Line

A CTA Green Line train derailed Wednesday afternoon, temporarily halting service on the line. Watch »

Aug 5, 2015
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