Metra Expands Program Allowing Pets On TrainsFollowing a successful three-month test on one commuter rail line, Metra will now allow small pets on all of its weekend trains. Pets must be in an enclosed, protective carrier.
CTA Critic: Cameras Aren't Preventing Violent Crime On Trains
Rail Advocates: Gov. Rauner's Proposed Mass Transit Cuts Will Hurt Economic DevelopmentRail advocates in Chicago for a regional meeting say Governor Bruce Rauner is shooting himself in the foot by slashing funding for mass transit and regional Amtrak service. WBBM's Bob Roberts explains.
Travel By Train For Your Next VacationTo get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
Metra BNSF Railway Service Restored After Two Killed By TrainService on Metra's BNSF Railway was back to normal Friday morning, although with some minor delays, the morning after a train struck and killed two people in the Little Village neighborhood.
Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big DelaysCTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
This App Will Plan Your Entire TripInstead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
Group Stresses Railroad Safety After Deaths Rise In 2013More people than ever have been killed or injured by trains in Illinois and elsewhere, and safety advocates said it’s largely because of people being distracted by using their smartphones and other mobile devices.