Joseph Schwieterman

A four-rotor helicopter drone. (CBS)

Expert: Spike In Drone Use Creates High Risk Of Accidents

Drones have become so popular in the skies above America, a Chicago transportation expert said the federal government needs to do more about the dangers of a possible mid-air accident.

11/12/2014

Greyhound Bus

Study: Short-Haul Travelers Opting For Buses, Trains To Use Electronic Devices

An annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2013

O'Hare International Airport

Cause Of O’Hare Runway Light Outage Still Undetermined

Officials at O’Hare International Airport are saying a bit more about what caused lights to fail on two runways Thursday night, but have yet to determine an exact cause.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

CTA Train (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study Urges $2B In Annual Spending To Improve Local Mass Transit

A new study by DePaul University advises at least $2 billion a year in spending is needed for the Chicago area’s mass transit system, to avoid a meltdown of the aging network.

WBBM Newsradio–12/10/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore, Metra Lines To Operate During NATO Summit

Good news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.

04/17/2012

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Onto Plane At Midway

A South Side man was arrested at Midway International Airport Tuesday evening, after pushing his way onto a plane without a ticket or boarding pass.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011