Ogilvie Transportation Center

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participates in a jobs forum at United's corporate headquarters in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

United Workers Meet Mayor To Talk Pluses, Minuses Of Living In City

A few of the 1,300 United Airlines employees relocating to Chicago got the chance Wednesday to tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel what they do and don’t like about their new home.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Suspicious Envelope

Israeli Consulate To Reopen After Being Evacuated

The Israeli Consul General in Chicago says the consulate in the Ogilvie Transportation Center is expected to reopen Tuesday morning, a day after being evacuated because of a suspicious envelope.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Police Generic

Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center Unfounded

Police said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

A deer was trapped between two sets of doors at the Ogilvie Transportation Center after the deer wandered along a set of Metra tracks and into the downtown train station. (Photo courtesy Jackie Shirreffs)

Deer Takes A Stroll Through Ogilvie Train Station

A deer walked up the tracks at the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago on Sunday and was safely corralled by animal welfare officials in between two sets of doors.

CBS 2–07/03/2011

A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra To Hold Hearing On UP North Plans On March 29

Residents who live along the route of Metra’s Union Pacific North line will have the chance on March 29 to sound off on revised reconstruction plans.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2011

(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

City, Suburbs Offer Public Transportation To Bears Game

Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears playoff game against the Green Bay Packers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.


Metra Train

Metra To Test Air In Downtown Stations

Metra officials say they are satisfied that the air aboard its trains is not toxic, and now, the agency wants to test the air in three of its downtown terminals.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011

Metra Train

Metra: No Health Hazard From Soot

A series of tests have concluded that fumes from Metra trains do not pose a health hazard to commuters.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

Metra Train

Metra Task Force Tackles Pollution Problems

A Metra task force meets today as it probes high levels of pollution recently revealed by an independent investigation.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra To Meet On High Soot Levels

The commuter rail agency takes issue with findings of air quality tests at its two busiest downtown terminals, and aboard trains leaving them.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2010