Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing a new ordinance that might make it easier and safer to walk around downtown Chicago.
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.
There are signs the gasoline price crisis may be making Chicago traffic jams a little easier to bear.
A multi-vehicle crash this morning left one person injured and caused a major traffic jam on the Kennedy Expressway.
Drivers in Chicago could soon have a few more seconds to slow down and avoid tickets from red light cameras.
Police last spring began enforcing a new state law protecting pedestrians at crosswalks, but the crackdown seems to have faded months later.
A storm system that is expected to drop anywhere from three to six inches of snow, possibly followed by a freezing drizzle that may leave a glazing of ice on some surfaces, is already making area roads treacherous, state police say.
With revenue dropping and their effectiveness in crash prevention questioned, towns ask if red-light cameras are worth it.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is unveiling an improved website with winter driving conditions, road construction and traffic volume.
Aerial imagery, winter driving conditions, road construction, points of interest. It’s all part of an overhauled state website about getting around Illinois.
Rain, sleet, wet snow. Yes, it’s November in Chicago and those words all are in the forecast for today’s big travel day.
Injured man is a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help someone involved in a crash.
Downtown project to bring wider sidewalks, less zig-zagging of lanes, new traffic signals, new turn lanes.