Traffic

Traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Illinois Expressways Among Most Congested In Nation

A new survey finds Illinois expressways are among the most congested in the nation.

09/18/2014

Taste Of Lincoln

Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in Chicago

The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.

06/27/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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Frustrated By Traffic, People Leave Cars And Walk On Expressway To O’Hare

Traffic to O’Hare was so backed up this morning between about 6 a.m. and 7 that people were getting out of cars and walking from the I-190 extension to the airport.

06/02/2013

Orange construction barrels signify the summer road-repair season. (CBS)

Get Ready For The Headache-Inducing Road Projects Of Summer

CBS 2 traffic reporter Derrick Young takes a look at a few of the biggest projects that will affect your commute.

05/17/2013

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Traffic Congestion Costs Drivers 5.5 Billion Hours

If you’re heading out the door, new research shows you might be late for work, even if you think you’ve allowed enough time.

02/05/2013

Accident Snarls Traffic On Bishop Ford

An accident is causing major backups on the Bishop Ford Expy. on Tuesday morning.

11/27/2012

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Chicago Marathon: Traffic And Map Information

The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.

10/04/2012

Pedestrians

City Implements First Ever Pedestrian Safety Plan

Better traffic signals and speed bumps could be coming to your neighborhood, with the city’s first ever pedestrian safety plan now in effect.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

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Man Shot, Wounded On Busy Hollywood Avenue In Edgewater

A man was shot and wounded Monday night on the busy stretch of Hollywood Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood, where thousands of commuters head to and from Lake Shore Drive night and day.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Circle Interchange

Public Gets Glimpse Of Changes For Circle Interchange

The public got a glimpse on Thursday of some of the ideas being considered to ease congestion at the Chicago Circle interchange.

08/31/2012

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Study: Chicago Area Traffic Improved Last Year

If you drive in the Chicago area, you’re going to find a recent study hard to believe.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Motorcade

Some Advice For Dealing With Motorcades During The NATO Summit

The arrival of dignitaries in Chicago for the NATO summit will mean added headaches for motorists, who can expect to start seeing motorcades ferrying heads of state from the airport to the NATO summit site and hotels.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2012

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Truck Accident Ties Up Tri-State Tollway, Stevenson Expy.

A semi accident is creating problems on the Stevenson Expressway and Tri-State Tollway.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Vice President Joe Biden

Biden Visit Ties Up Afternoon Traffic

Commuters experienced additional traffic troubles during the afternoon rush hour Thursday, as Vice President Joseph Biden came to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

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Accident On Outbound Eisenhower Snarls Traffic

Two trucks collided on the outbound Eisenhower Expy. on Tuesday, shutting down the expressway at Mannheim Road.

09/13/2011

Tinley Park Accident

Teen Driver Charged In Collision That Killed 4-Year-Old Tinley Park Girl

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with hitting and killing a 4-year-old girl in Tinley Park, three months after the deadly accident.

08/15/2011

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Emanuel Pushes Ordinance To Enforce Right Of Way For Pedestrians

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing a new ordinance that might make it easier and safer to walk around downtown Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

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Updated: Lanes On Ryan Re-Opened After Dump Truck Hits Sign

Traffic headaches should lessen Saturday afternoon as crews have re-opened the Dan Ryan Expressway near Cermak Road, 12 hours after a dump truck hit an overhead highway sign and left it ‘caved in and leaning’ over drivers.

06/25/2011

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