(CBS) – A Chicago transit analyst says Wi-Fi is likely coming, maybe within a couple of years to Metra. DePaul University Transportation Professor Joe Schwieterman says his survey suggests intensive laptop usage is up 20 […]
Residents in underserved areas with limited home access to the Internet will soon be able to go to the library and take the web with them.
The passenger train company says Wi-Fi will be installed on the Chicago-to-Carbondale and Chicago-to-Quincy lines. It’ll also be expanded to all four roundtrips on Chicago-to-St. Louis trains; those trains also stop in Springfield.
Posting pictures to social media of your day at the beach or answering a work email while soaking up the sun is easier now at a handful of spots along the lake, with five Chicago beaches now offering free wi-fi.
Ford Motor Company brought cars and dreams of safer roads to Yorktown Shopping Center on Wednesday to demonstrate new systems that foresee crashes and head them off with WiFi, radar and GPS.
Free wi-fi access is now available anywhere on the Boystown strip of North Halsted Street.
The last major holdout among cell phone firms has signed a contract with CTA to hook up reception in its two major subways.