New High-End Outlet Mall Opens In RosemontA high-end fashion outlet mall opened Thursday morning in Rosemont -- the first new indoor mall in the Chicago area in two decades -- and the huge deals stores are offering could bring in big crowds.
Fares To Rise On Skyway, CTA And Metra In 2013The cost of traveling into Chicago will jump next year — be it by bus, rail or car.
Report: Drivers Still Using Tollways Despite Higher TollsNew figures show fewer drivers than expected have abandoned the Illinois toll roads since the fees nearly doubled.
Report: Tolls Illegally Went Toward Balancing State Budget For 3 YearsA story out Friday morning is sure to cause grumbling among those who use the Illinois Tollway system.
Auto Traffic Down On Tollways Since Toll HikePassenger car travel on the Illinois Tollway decreased during the first week of the new year, since higher tolls went into effect Jan. 1.
New Fees, Taxes Sure To Affect Your Life This New YearYou might say that the New Year starts in earnest today, as just about everyone gets back to work. And it's almost a sure thing that if you live in Chicago or suburban Cook County, your day-to-dat life will be more expensive.
New Year Means New Tolls For Illinois DriversStarting Sunday, it's going to be a lot more expensive to drive on Illinois' tollways.
Inspector General Expects Some Budget Proposals To PassChicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson says he expects some of the dozens of budget options he outlined in a new report will indeed be embraced by the mayor and City Council this fall.
Mayor, Aldermen Say No To Lake Shore Drive Tolls, Tax Hike To Balance BudgetWith the mayor and City Council preparing to begin the annual budget process next month, city Inspector General Joe Ferguson has suggested a host of revenue-generating and cost-saving ideas, including a city income tax and toll booths on Lake Shore Drive.
Quinn: Toll Hike Is NecessaryGov. Pat Quinn says the steep hike in tolls coming in January is necessary to maintain and expand the system.
Tollway Officials Expect Complaints Over Plans To Double TollsIllinois Tollway officials expect complaints at a series of public hearing this month on a plan to double tolls for a $12 billion capital construction plan.
Tollway Planning Higher Tolls For $12B In ProjectsThe Illinois State Toll Highway Authority is proposing to raise tolls in order to pay for an ambitious $12 billion, 12-year construction program.