A top Regional Transportation Authority official says the agency should think twice about buying a fleet of natural gas-powered buses.
Rising gas prices have everyone thinking about the best way to get around. Public transportation is highly touted, but is it the smart way to go?
Chicago-area transit riders are nearing the day when they’ll be able to find out easily how far away the next train or bus is on any bus, ‘L’ or train line.
Many of us are sweating a bit about the spiking cost of fuel — but not the CTA. The transit agency has locked in lower fuel prices for 2011.
As fuel prices shoot through the roof, Pace is taking a look at a bus that would not only be cheaper to operate — it would make rides a lot quieter for riders.
Senior citizens continue to flood the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace asking if their free ride cards are still good, in the wake of Gov. Pat Quinn’s decision Monday to sign legislation limiting the program to low-income seniors.
Officials at the CTA, Metra and Pace say they are striving for normal weekday service today.
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.
A man filed suit Friday claiming that he exited a Pace bus and fell into an open manhole last year in south suburban Riverdale.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the New York Jets have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.
The RTA is moving to limit fraudulent use of passes meant to let senior citizens ride free on the CTA, Metra and Pace.
The RTA says it is taking steps to minimize the fraudulent use of passes meant to allow senior citizens to ride free on the CTA, Metra and Pace.
Chicago-area transit agencies are getting a huge holiday present from the state and transit officials insist it is exactly what they expected.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the New England Patriots have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.
Three years after the General Assembly implemented the program that allows free public transit rides for seniors, a Better Government Association investigation found that it’s pretty easy to dupe the system.
Top officials at Metra and the RTA say they back proposals to give the state’s top watchdog the power to investigate the area’s mass transit agencies.
The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would give the state’s executive inspector general the power to investigate complaints of irregularities at Metra, Pace, the CTA and the RTA.
The top watchdog in the state of Illinois could soon be charged with the additional task of overseeing all four Chicago mass transit associations.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Seattle Seahawks have plenty of ways to get to the game – including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.
While a visit to Soldier Field is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than any visiting team, it never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Walter Payton’s newly renovated lake house.