Chicago, Evergreen Park Want CSX Fined For Blocking Railroad CrossingsChicago is joining forces with the Village of Evergreen Park in an effort to force CSX Transportation to live up to the commitments it made to the Surface Transportation Board after acquiring the rights to operate on the Elsdon Line in 2013.
2 Investigators: Steel Columns Supporting Bridges Riddled With Holes, RustImmediate action needs to be taken, an expert tells CBS 2's Pam Zekman.
Durbin Wants Railroads To Conduct More Frequent Track InspectionsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is urging the railroad industry to help prevent future train derailments that might be caused by extreme heat by conducting more frequent track inspections.
Suicides Way Up On Naperville Railroad TracksFour times in the last six months, men from Naperville have stepped in front of a train and ended their lives.
Nearly 10,000 Attend Transportation Job Fair At Chicago StateWith renewed worries about the economy in the wake of the downgrade of the nation's credit rating, nearly 10,000 people showed up for a job fair hosted by Congressman bobby Rush on Tuesday.
Illinois To Get Rail Money Rejected By Ohio, WisconsinIllinois will get a portion of the $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money that newly-elected governors in Ohio and Wisconsin do not want.