Union Station Madison Street Entrance Closed For RepairsTwo days after a woman was hit in the head by falling debris at Union Station, Metra officials said the Madison Street entrance to the station has been closed until further notice.
Woman Hit By Falling Debris At Decaying Union StationIt was several pounds of concrete falling from the ceiling near track 9 at Union Station.
Adams Street Bridge To Close For Rehab ProjectThe Chicago Department of Transportation said the bridge’s roadway will close for 13 months starting Jan. 25, but will remain open to pedestrians during the project, except for two month-long closures, and intermittent night and weekend closures.
Wi-Fi Now Available At All Downtown Metra StationsMetra riders can now access free Wi-Fi hotspots at all five downtown stations, the transit agency announced Thursday.
Veterans' Job Fair Draws Hundreds To Union Station About 300 veterans and their family members showed up at Union Station today for a job fair.
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Prosecutors: Woman Stopped With $320K Worth Of Drugs At Union StationA 25-year-old woman planning to take a train to Pennsylvania was arrested after police found she was carrying 5.5 pounds of crack cocaine and other drugs.
Panel Suggests Fixes For Growing Amtrak, Metra, And Freight Train DelaysHoward Learner, president of Chicago's Environmental Law and Policy Center, said the problems can best be described this way: If each airline at O'Hare International Airport had its own traffic controllers, the result would be chaos. Learner said that effectively is what the nation's major railroads are doing.
Switch Project Means Delays, Platform Changes For Metra Riders At Union StationAmtrak will begin a 40-day project to revamp switches on the south end of Union Station, and that could mean delays and platform changes for riders on the BNSF, SouthWest Service and Heritage Corridor lines.
Amtrak Planning Major Renovations At Union StationAmtrak officials plan to open restaurants, coffee shops, and a grocery store as part of a plan to make Union Station a destination location.
2 Investigators: Rail-Station Ruins Put Commuters At RiskPassengers must navigate leaks and slippery floors at Chicago's passenger rail stations. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Suit: City Owes Amtrak, Union Station More Than $500,000 For Viaduct Repairs