Chicago transit traffic

Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

Street Closures, Reroutes Begin for Taste of Chicago

On an already challenging traffic weekend in Chicago, several street closures and CTA reroutes will take effect... Read »

Jul 7, 2015
Getting Around Chicago During July 4 Weekend

Getting Around Chicago During July 4 Weekend

With lots of travelers expected in Chicago and surrounding areas this holiday weekend, some public transit systems... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Switch Project Could Mean Delays at Union Station

Switch Project Could Mean Delays at Union Station

Amtrak will begin a 40-day project to revamp switches on the south end of Union Station, and that could mean delays... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Amtrak Plans Major Makeover for Chicago's Union Station

Amtrak Plans Major Makeover for Chicago's Union Station

The public hasn't seen them for decades, but Chicago's Union Station has large rooms with 33-foot-high ceilings that... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
How to Navigate the Pride Parade

How to Navigate the Pride Parade

Chicago’s 46th Annual Pride Parade kicks off at noon on Sunday and will travel for more than 4 miles through Uptown... Watch »

Jun 28, 2015
Video Shows Officers Using Stun Gun on Metra Passenger

Video Shows Officers Using Stun Gun on Metra Passenger

Video of the incident has sparked debate and added more to the national dialogue of how police respond to tense... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
City Makes Another Attempt at Express Trains to O'Hare

City Makes Another Attempt at Express Trains to O'Hare

Last time out, it didn’t go so well. Taxpayers are still footing the bill for the abandoned hulk of a CTA... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Semi Carrying Powdered Milk Jackknifes on Dan Ryan

Semi Carrying Powdered Milk Jackknifes on Dan Ryan

A semi truck carrying 42,000 pounds of powdered milk jackknifed on the Dan Ryan Expressway Thursday morning... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Flight Attendants Sue Boeing, Claim Toxic Fumes in Aircraft

Flight Attendants Sue Boeing, Claim Toxic Fumes in Aircraft

Four flight attendants are suing Boeing, claiming that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Hundreds of Flights Canceled Due to Weather

Hundreds of Flights Canceled Due to Weather

More than 500 flights were canceled in the Chicago area Monday morning as severe weather moved in. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Work Begins on Clybourn Protected Bike Lanes

Work Begins on Clybourn Protected Bike Lanes

Some big changes to traffic patterns for cars and bicyclists is coming to Chicago's northwest side. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Metra Chicago Commuter Trains to Test Allowing Small Pets

Metra Chicago Commuter Trains to Test Allowing Small Pets

Metra Chicago commuter trains are testing out allowing small pets for three months starting July 4. Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Passengers Offered Refund, Voucher After United Snafu

Passengers Offered Refund, Voucher After United Snafu

United Airlines will offer customers a full refund and a $200 voucher after nearly 300 passengers were forced to... Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Truck Hits Interstate Wall, Spills Load

Truck Hits Interstate Wall, Spills Load

The crash happened about 2:05 p.m. on the tollway (I-294) between Devon and Touhy. Watch »

Jun 19, 2015
6 Hurt in I-55 Crash Involving at Least 10 Vehicles

6 Hurt in I-55 Crash Involving at Least 10 Vehicles

Six people were injured early Friday in a crash involving at least 10 vehicles on the Stevenson Expressway. Watch »

Jun 19, 2015
Plate Problem Links Indiana Man to Gang Member

Plate Problem Links Indiana Man to Gang Member

Jim Barrick’s story started with a surprising letter from the City of Chicago informing him that his vehicle was in... Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Keyless Ignition Eyed in Death of North Shore Couple

Keyless Ignition Eyed in Death of North Shore Couple

Federal safety regulators say they're considering proposed changes to keyless ignition technology. Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
FAA Investigates Close Call at Midway

FAA Investigates Close Call at Midway

Too-similar call signs and garbled radio transmissions may be to blame Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
Judge Strikes Another Blow Against Proposed Illiana Tollway

Judge Strikes Another Blow Against Proposed Illiana Tollway

Judge Jorge Alonso ruled the Federal Highway Administration's 2013 endorsement of the bistate project was... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Metra Offers New Ticket, Expanded Service for Blackhawks Celebration

Metra Offers New Ticket, Expanded Service for Blackhawks Celebration

The special ticket will be available starting Wednesday morning from all ticket agents. Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
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