Rep. Dan Lipinski

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Glad GOP Is Backing Off Bill That Would Slash Urban Transit

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) is celebrating a House Republican decision to back off a bill that could have meant severe cuts to funding for urban mass transit.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans Runs

Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Pushes For Six-Year Transportation Funding Bill

Even as Congress prepares to debate and vote on President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, behind the scenes, some lawmakers are talking about multi-year legislation to fund major transportation projects.

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2011

Dan Ryan Expressway

Lawmakers: Loss Of Federal Highway Funds Could Cost Illinois 65,000 Jobs

A bipartisan push is underway from key lawmakers, who want to extend a federal highway bill and save jobs in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Rep. Dan Lipinski

Lipinski Wants Korean War Museum In Chicago Area

Ideas for a national museum to tell the story of the Korean War have shifted from Springfield to the Chicago area.

WBBM Newsradio–06/10/2011

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Plans On Track To Expand Heritage Corridor Train Service

Plans to expand commuter service on the Heritage Corridor rail line in the southwest suburbs appear to be on track.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011