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Rail advocates in Chicago for a regional meeting say Governor Bruce Rauner is shooting himself in the foot by slashing funding for mass transit and regional Amtrak service. WBBM’s Bob Roberts explains.
With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.
Here is your practical guide on how to save money by taking public transportation, including fare, timetable and system map information.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
Governor Pat Quinn’s transit task force has morphed from checking up on Metra to designing a transit system that’s the envy of the world after a few local issues are settled. John Cody reports on day one.
Opening day has arrived for the Cubs, and the team and the local alderman are urging fans to use public transportation.
For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.
New travel mileage and reimbursement policies for city employees announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel Saturday include, for the first time, a clearly defined, enforceable policy that encourages employees to use public transportation.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Carolina Panthers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Panthers at noon at Soldier Field.
The man that Rahm Emmanuel brought in as Chicago Transportation Commissioner came from Washington D.C., where he instituted what seems to be a successful bike rent and share program. Now, he is trying it here.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Green Bay Packers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Packers at 3:15 p.m. at Soldier Field.
Free public transportation is no longer available to all senior citizens in Illinois.
City officials announced Wednesday that new police officers will be hired, and trained to protect passengers on the Chicago Transit Authority system.
There are signs the gasoline price crisis may be making Chicago traffic jams a little easier to bear.
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?
People who work in Cook County can pay their fares for public transportation using pre-tax income, and companies have an incentive to participate.
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.
Soon, like it or not, you will hear a lot more than bus stop announcements coming from the loudspeakers aboard some Pace buses.
Free rides for seniors will be eliminated on Chicago area public transit lines, but not until next year at the earliest.