RTA Worrying About State's Backlog In Public Transportation FundingThe Regional Transportation Authority is beginning to worry about its ballooning backlog in funding from the state's Public Transportation Fund -- and what it could mean for CTA, Metra and Pace riders.
Cook County Officials Met To Discuss The Issue Of JoblessnessChicago and Cook County officials are trying to chart a unified effort to bring more jobs to impoverished young people in the area.
Sen. Duckworth To Hold President Trump To Illinois Infrastructure Promisesllinois U-S Senator Tammy Duckworth is assuring local officials she is putting pressure on the new Trump Administration to invest federal funds to improve Illinois’ infrastructure.
Officials Optimistic About Expanding Amtrak Service In IllinoisProponents of expanded Amtrak service in Illinois are meeting today in Chicago and despite the state's budget woes, they're talking expansion.
CTA Bringing Back Express Bus Service On Ashland, Western AvenuesThe CTA ended the express service on the #9 Ashland and #49 Western routes in 2010 as part of budget cuts but now the routes are back.
Latest Blast Of Winter, Including 'Thundersnow,' Makes Commute TreacherousAuthorities across the Chicago region reported several weather-related accidents, including a pileup that closed lanes on Interstate 55 at Illinois Route 47, south of Morris.
RTA Introducing New Signs To Help Riders Find TransfersIf you have ever become lost trying to transfer between Metra, CTA and Pace, the RTA has heard your complaint, and is trying to do something about it.
Pace To Test New Flexible Routes In Lake CountyOne of the hassles of riding the bus is the dash to get to the corner, several blocks away, to catch it.
Village Of Skokie Asks Residents To Leave Cars At HomeThe Village of Skokie is asking residents to leave the car at home this Friday.
Transportation Officials To Showcase Ideas For Illiana Expressway
Durbin Fights To Protect Illinois TransportationU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will be at the table, when members of the House and Senate try to find agreement on the nation's next transportation bill.
City Colleges To Open High-Tech Facility For Transportation Career TrainingMayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans Tuesday morning for a new City College facility to train students for transportation and logistics careers.

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