U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday he hopes the owner of the Old Post Office building is going to make good on his word to help vent harmful exhaust fumes from Union Station, located just below the building.
Irritated commuters rushed Tuesday to buy Metra tickets before fare hikes averaging 25 percent go into effect Wednesday, but they couldn’t buy more than a month’s worth of discounted 10-ride passes, thanks to a Metra policy designed to prevent stockpiling.
Metra is apologizing to riders a day after signal problems forced Union Station commuters to experience lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication issues.
Metra trains were delayed up to 45 minutes Monday night because of a switching problem near a Downtown station.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Seattle Seahawks have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Seahawks at noon at Soldier Field.
You might not have known the name of the high-rise building that hangs over the main concourse of Union Station to begin with, but on Friday it is acquiring the name of its primary tenant, Fifth Third Bank.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Speaking at a news conference at Union Station yesterday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s concerned what this week has in store for the 3.4 million passengers who ride trains in and […]
Commuters can expect delays this morning on Metra’s BNSF line after a disabled freight train halted five trains inbound into the city.
A college student who went missing at Union Station over the weekend has been found safe on the Northwest Side.
An Amtrak train hit a Metra commuter train Friday morning at Union Station, sending as many as 12 people to area hospitals.
CHICAGO (WBBM) – Union Station is running out of room for trains, even though Metra commuters are asking for more service, Amtrak is setting ridership records, and advocates want to make Union Station the hub […]
A published report says Amtrak is considering whether it is financially possible to offer nonstop service from downtown to O’Hare International Airport.
An examination of Metra’s pollution problems reveals riders may be at greater risk than originally believed.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears playoff game against the Green Bay Packers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options.
A series of tests have concluded that fumes from Metra trains do not pose a health hazard to commuters.
A Metra task force meets today as it probes high levels of pollution recently revealed by an independent investigation.
The commuter rail agency takes issue with findings of air quality tests at its two busiest downtown terminals, and aboard trains leaving them.
While a visit to Soldier Field is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than any visiting team, it never hurts to get a little more acquainted with Walter Payton’s newly renovated lake house.
Union Station is getting a makeover, to the tune of $40 million.