CTA spokesperson Tammy Chase said the area’s transit agencies are going to bring in between 20 and 30 experienced beta testers from the Smart Chicago Collaborative’s Civic User Testing Group to iron out those problems that exist.
The goal is to reduce instances of multiple buses on the same route arriving at stops at the same time, by allowing drivers to communicate with the CTA control center in real time.
Ten Chicago area families let CBS 2 swab their one-cup coffee makers. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist unveils the results.
Edsal, a Chicago-based industrial furniture manufacturing company, has announced plans to open a facility Gary, bringing 300 much-needed jobs to the struggling town in northwest Indiana.
Approximately 24,000 summer jobs for young people were being made available this summer, and city officials expect many more people to apply than jobs are available.
Imagine having your basement flooded with raw sewage. Imagine no one will do anything about it. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
It’s unusual for three utilities and the Citizens Utility Board to come together for a single news conference, but they did just that Friday to try to prevent customers from being scammed.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports someone you’d least expect to be a victim was blindsided by the pitch.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman takes ruby earrings to some gem experts to determine whether buyers are being misled.
Thousands of consumers say they’ve had a problem with mold. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Northwestern University School of Law has launched a new program to ease the burden of student debt for graduates who can’t afford to pay off their loans.
The days of leaving money on the table may be over. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports on the trend of using smart apps to tip your server.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy takes a spin on the AM dial.
Listeria is a common bacteria, but it can be deadly, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
PetSmart has decided to close three of its animal boarding facilities in the Chicago area, due to the spread of canine influenza.
The vast majority of customers are satisfied with their CTA service, but fewer feel that way than three years ago — especially if they are bus riders, a study indicates.
Animal-loving senior citizens will no longer have to choose to give up their pets without ever seeing them again, if the DeKalb County Board approves a proposed animal shelter addition.
A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why physicians seem to be leery, even if they have qualifying patients.
If it works as anticipated, the app will mark the realization of a 40-year search for a fare card good anywhere on Chicago area mass transit.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
Ferrari, Bentley, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin. Those are just some of the high-end luxury vehicles purchased by a disgraced north suburban businessman that will up available for auction on Tuesday April 19.
Clinique Fresh Faces makeover during the Clinique Fresh Faces Tour 2010
Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony — the list goes on and on when it comes to the number of companies cranking out digital readers.