Starting Nov. 3, if you ride the “L,” prepare to be asked to hand your bags, purses, or suitcases to a Chicago police officer for screening at some stations.
Some stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.
The Kane County Courthouse is increasing security, which may surprise regulars not used to being screened.
Some experts are criticizing the newly-adopted express lane checkpoint for pilots at O’Hare International Airport.
On the busiest travel day of the year, the threat of a protest over security screening procedures hangs over O’Hare International Airport and the rest of the nation’s airports.