Chicago transit traffic

Photos: Blue Line Crash at O'Hare

A Blue Line train continued through the end of the platform and struck the escalators that lead to... View »

Mar 24, 2014
3 Injured When School Bus Rolls Onto Side

3 Injured When School Bus Rolls Onto Side

From the air, the bus could be seen on its side with the emergency hatch on the roof opened. Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Five Seriously Injured in Crash

Five Seriously Injured in Crash

The victims -- all female -- were transported to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and Mount... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Metra Gets Earful From Angry Riders

Metra Gets Earful From Angry Riders

They asked for it; They got it. Riders respond to Metra survey in force! Watch »

Mar 18, 2014
Des Plaines Oasis Closes For Good on Sunday

Des Plaines Oasis Closes For Good on Sunday

Enjoy the Des Plaines Oasis while you can. The Illinois Tollway is closing the over-the-road rest stop... Read »

Mar 16, 2014
CTA, Pace To Fully Transition To Ventra July 1

CTA, Pace To Fully Transition To Ventra July 1

Chicago Transit Authority and Pace will completely transition to the new Ventra payment system by July 1,... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Driver Crashes While Using Breathalyzer

Driver Crashes While Using Breathalyzer

Riverside police say 19-year-old Jesus De-Dios was driving southbound of Harlem at Addison Road in Riverside... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Collides With Semi on Skyway

Wrong-Way Driver Collides With Semi on Skyway

A female driving in a black Infinity northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 90 crashed with the semi about... Watch »

Mar 13, 2014
Illinois to Sell Hundreds of Pieces of IDOT Equipment

Illinois to Sell Hundreds of Pieces of IDOT Equipment

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to sell hundreds of piece of surplus heavy equipment on the state's... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Wendella Cruises were expected to start operations on Friday, but the fleet is stuck in ice along the... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
CTA Blue Line Stop Reopened After Water Main Break

CTA Blue Line Stop Reopened After Water Main Break

A water main break in West Town Monday forced the closure of the Grand station on the CTA Blue Line for... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Boeing Shares Drop Amid Search for Missing Plane

Boeing Shares Drop Amid Search for Missing Plane

As of midday, shares of Boeing were down $3.24 to $125.31. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Chicago to Test New Parking Meter App

Chicago to Test New Parking Meter App

Drivers will enter a meter number and how much time they anticipate to park into their smartphone, saving them... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Overturned Semi Slows Traffic on Tri-State Tollway

Overturned Semi Slows Traffic on Tri-State Tollway

The vehicle overturned in the northbound lanes of the tollway near Grand Avenue, about two and half miles south... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Teen Fatally Struck By Metra Train Near High School

Teen Fatally Struck By Metra Train Near High School

Erik Lucansky, 17, was hit by a Union Pacific Northwest train about three blocks from Taft High School. Watch »

Mar 10, 2014
No Danger on Plane From O'Hare After

No Danger on Plane From O'Hare After "Possible Security Issue"

Officials say a suitcase on board American Airlines 4222 didn't match up with a passenger. Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Third Lawsuit Filed After

Third Lawsuit Filed After "Ghost Train" Crash

Four people who were injured in a crash involving a runaway train on the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line last... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
9 Injured in Crash Involving Van, Megabus

9 Injured in Crash Involving Van, Megabus

Another 28 people declined medical treatment after 7:30 a.m. crash on Interstate 90/94, the Dan Ryan... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Trucker in Fatal Tollway Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Trucker in Fatal Tollway Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Trucker Renato Velasquez did not speak during the brief hearing in a Dupage County courtroom packed with... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Lanes Blocked, 2 Injured in Dan Ryan Rollover Crash

Lanes Blocked, 2 Injured in Dan Ryan Rollover Crash

Two women were injured -- one critically -- and the lanes of the Chinatown feeder ramp on Interstate 90/94... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
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