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Kennedy Crash

Crash Stops Traffic On Kennedy, Leaves 1 Injured

A multi-vehicle crash this morning left one person injured and caused a major traffic jam on the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Red Light Camera

Countdown Signals For Red Light Cameras?

Drivers in Chicago could soon have a few more seconds to slow down and avoid tickets from red light cameras.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Pedestrians brave a downtown crosswalk that is supposed to give them the right of way. (CBS)

Crosswalk Crackdown? Not So Much

Police last spring began enforcing a new state law protecting pedestrians at crosswalks, but the crackdown seems to have faded months later.

CBS 2–01/24/2011

Commuters fight frigid temperatures and snow as they leave work in the Loop. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Storm Makes Roads Treacherous For Commuters

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.

12/21/2010

Photo Of Red Light Camera Enforcement Sign. (AP Photo)

Red Light Cameras Get Rethought As Revenue Drops

With revenue dropping and their effectiveness in crash prevention questioned, towns ask if red-light cameras are worth it.

12/20/2010

State Unveils Improved Website On Road Conditions

The Illinois Department of Transportation is unveiling an improved website with winter driving conditions, road construction and traffic volume.

12/01/2010

(gettingaroundillinois.com)

State Unveils Improved Website On Road Conditions

Aerial imagery, winter driving conditions, road construction, points of interest. It’s all part of an overhauled state website about getting around Illinois.

12/01/2010

Photo Of Footsteps In Light Snow. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

A Wintry Mix Of Weather Expected On Thanksgiving Get-Away Day

Rain, sleet, wet snow. Yes, it’s November in Chicago and those words all are in the forecast for today’s big travel day.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010

Juan Vasquez (Photo Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Recruit Seriously Injured Helping Motorist

Injured man is a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help someone involved in a crash.

10/22/2010

Congress Parkway Artist Rendering (City Of Chicago)

Congress Parkway Getting A Makeover

Downtown project to bring wider sidewalks, less zig-zagging of lanes, new traffic signals, new turn lanes.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010

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