Happy Transit Workers Appreciation Day!CTA, Metra, Pace and the South Shore Line all hope you tell a transit worker "Thank you."
South Shore Line Back To Normal After Trains Stuck For Hours ThursdayTrains were moving along smoothly Friday morning on the South Shore Line, a day after some serious trouble on the track left thousands of passengers stranded due to icy conditions.
Nightmare Commute On South Shore: Commuters Stuck For HoursCommuters on the South Shore found themselves stuck on rush hour trains for hours, and never got to where they were going on Thursday.
Normal Service Resuming For South Shore Line, Metra Electric DistrictSouth Shore Line and Metra District trains were moving again Tuesday morning, after a power failure near Millennium Station downtown caused delays during the morning rush.
South Shore Trains To Resume Service After Power OutageSouth Shore Line trains are set to resume service after service was suspended between Chicago and northwest Indiana Thursday morning because of a power outage.
Mass Transit Agencies Step Up Security After Paris Terror AttacksPassengers might notice extra security when boarding the train during the morning commute on Monday.
Electric Line Derailment Causes Delays For Morning RushService on Metra's Electric Line was back to normal Wednesday morning, after an overnight derailment caused major delays at the start of the morning rush.
CTA Closes Madison/Wabash Loop Stop; South Shore Line Adding New Express TrainsThe CTA permanently closed its Madison/Wabash 'L' stop overnight. The station, built in 1896, was one of the oldest on the CTA elevated system. Demolition of the 118-year-old 'L' stop is the first step toward replacing it with a state-of-the-art station on Wabash between Madison and Washington.
South Shore Line Taking Tickets Via SmartphoneThe South Shore Line — which runs from South Bend to Chicago — beat the Chicago Transit Authority and Metra to the punch in becoming the first major rail line in the Chicago area to feature mobile ticketing.
Suspicious Package Cleared In Hyde Park; Metra Trains Running AgainA suspicious package at a Metra station in the Hyde Park neighborhood halted trains for more than an hour on the South Side early Thursday afternoon.
Winter Storm Closes NWI Interstates, South Shore LineThe Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.
Homeless Man Gets 20 Years For Knife Attack At East Chicago Train StationJawaun Dontell Woods, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the charge in the Nov. 26 assault at the South Shore station.