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Getting to know the neighbors and making friends in a big apartment building can be tricky and often involves meeting at the elevator or introducing yourself to the folks down the hall. But it's easy to establish friendships at The Residences at the...
Out-going Arlington Heights Mayor Arlene Mulder has rejected her pay for years, but the new mayor is unlikely to do the same. Since Oct. 2005, Mulder has rejected the stipend, which has saved the village $64,500, said Tom Kuehne, the village's finance...
Tom Donegan, who manages emergency preparedness training in Metra's safety department, knew it was going to be tough to change what's become a dangerous commuter practice at the 80th Avenue train station in Tinley Park, but he started trying at about 5:30...
RedEyeNow that the holidays are over and more Chicagoans are returning to work, this week will be the first major test of the service changes the CTA implemented last month to reduce crowds on the buses and trains. Finally we'll see where crowding stands—...
Delays of an hour were being reported on Metra's Union Pacific Northwest line this morning after a train derailed in the Harvard yard, officials said. No injuries were reported. Train 610 from Harvard, which should have departed about 5:45 a.m.,...
RedEyeAbout a quarter of a million travelers were expected to pass through O'Hare on Sunday as the holiday weekend drew to a close. It's days like those that will be a windfall for the CTA next year—but more expensive for some Chicagoans and their...
Residents and business owners are being asked to weigh in on a project to address transportation issues around Kenilworth's Green Bay Road corridor. The village's planning consultants, Houseal Lavigne Associates, have created an interactive website to...
Tags: Transportation, Travel
A new study released Monday by DePaul University predicts trouble ahead for Chicago's transit system. Ridership on CTA, Metra and Pace is up, but commuters are plagued with broken equiptment, late trains or buses and countless other problems on a...
Tribune reporterAs the uncertain income-tax implications of the so-called federal fiscal cliff spread angst across the country, Illinois residents know for sure how much financial pain they will absorb from local tax, fee, fine and fare increases in the new year. In...
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Property, Richard M. Daley, Fiscal Cliff, Taxation
If you are a CTA or Metra rider who is miffed about paying more to ride buses and trains next year, those higher fares represent only one relatively minor worry for Chicago-area transit customers, according to a new study by DePaul University. It...
Hundreds of defibrillators will be installed on all of Metra’s trains, officials said today. The commuter rail line plans to equip its trains with nearly 300 of the automatic external defibrillators, according to a news release. Another 125 of the...
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