CTA's Early Christmas Present: Federal Bucks To Help Renovate Blue LineU.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood came to Chicago with $44 million, and much of it will go to repair about 3.5 miles of CTA Blue Line track between Damen and Belmont. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Englewood Railroad Flyover Project To Create 1,500 Local JobsThe Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
Biden To Lead White House Contingent At Emanuel's InaugurationVice President Joe Biden and other White House dignitaries will be on hand Monday when Chicago's next mayor is sworn in.
Emanuel To Give Plans To U.S. Transport SecretaryDuring a visit to Chicago, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered no federal commitments to help rebuild or expand the region's deteriorating transit system.
Daley, Airline CEOs To Meet In WashingtonFormer U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood, who now serves as President Barack Obama's transportation secretary, is stepping in to mediate the ongoing feud between Mayor Richard M. Daley and two major airlines.
Milwaukee Mayor, J-Lo Among Guest List For Obama's Super Bowl PartyThe Super Bowl is right around the corner and Barack Obama is throwing a Super Bowl Party and rooting for the Packers, even though he prides himself as a Bears fan. Among his guest list are the mayor of Milwaukee, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.
Illinois To Get Rail Money Rejected By Ohio, WisconsinIllinois will get a portion of the $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money that newly-elected governors in Ohio and Wisconsin do not want.
Transportation Chief Ray LaHood Predicts Emanuel Will WinDuring an appearance in Chicago today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood seemed to assume that former White House Chief-of-Staff Rahm Emanuel will become the city's next mayor.
Third Control Tower In Works For O'HareWith an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing delays, the federal government will provide money to design a third air traffic control tower at O’Hare International Airport.