Transit officials say labor representatives are misleading the public.
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There are many opportunities for kids to experience railroads and trains near Chicago.
A series of pedestrians and vehicles have been hit in recent weeks by Metra trains, more often than not with deadly consequences. The state investigator who is assigned to most such accidents says most are perfectly avoidable.
It’s a big hassle for thousands of CTA riders and it’s all to replace a major Chicago bridge.
It’s the dirty little hidden danger of riding public transportation.
The Chicago Transit Authority is hoping to catch more crime on camera.
CTA riders are beginning to complain about trains bunching up, especially during rush hours. The transit agency is trying to respond.
The Chicago Transit Authority is stepping up inspections of track, using special trains that spray water on overheated rails and is working aggressively to keep air conditioning working aboard its trains and in its trackside switch houses to deal with the extreme heat.
Metra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.
A warning for Northwest Indiana commuters: Avoid traveling on the South Shore train line during the NATO Summit.
CTA’s newest ‘L’ cars will be reintroduced on the Pink Line beginning Sunday, but you will have to look hard to find them.
Police have issued a community alert for people who ride the CTA Green Line on the South Side.
Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
On-time performance at Metra has slipped last year, and the commuter rail agency’s chairman, chief executive officer and board want something done about it.
So far, the Chicago area has had only a dusting of snow. But Metra says it is ready to battle another blizzard — if one occurs.
Metra is stepping up its campaign to spot conductors who are lax about collecting fares.
CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with train passengers about enhanced security at stations as the Sept. 11 anniversary nears.
Illinois is in line for funding to purchase some new trains.