United CEO: Airline Industry Needs To Shrink To SurviveMunoz recently stepped down as United's CEO. He thinks business travel won't recover until there is a vaccine.
City Launching Pilot Program To Improve CTA Bus Connections On West SideThe City of Chicago is launching a new pilot program to improve CTA bus connections on the West Side.
Boeing Slashes 12,000 Jobs As COVID-19 Seizes Travel IndustryA Boeing spokesperson said the actions represent the largest number of job cuts, but several thousand additional jobs will be eliminated in the next few months.
Cheap Fares Luring Travelers To Fly Despite PandemicDylcia McBlackwell couldn't justify taking a single spring vacation. Air fares were so cheap, she decided to book three. Now the 39-year-old food service worker from Chicago has tickets to fly to Denver to visit friends next month followed by a May trip to Charleston, South Carolina.
United Gets The Next Generation Of Pilots Ready For TakeoffUnited Airlines alone plans to hire 10,000 new pilots over the next decade. That's why it's purchased the Westwind School of Aeronautics in Phoenix for an undisclosed sum.
Boeing's Checklist Of 737 Max Fixes Grows With Wiring IssueThe wiring issue came to light after the Federal Aviation Administration asked Boeing to audit key systems on the Max after two crashes in which new software and faulty sensors were implicated.
Study: Local Transportation Systems Fail Elderly, Disabled RidersThe MPC listed more than 30 recommendations to combat the issues faced by those with limited mobility options.
Metra Unveils Its New Budget And New Plans For UpgradesMetra wants to start buying new railcars and locomotives. It also want to start fixing up the ones they already have. There are also plans to upgrade the accessibility of stations and parking lots.
Boeing To Invest $20 Million In Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic has conducted successful test flights of its winged rocket ship at Mojave, California, and is preparing to begin operations at Spaceport America in New Mexico.
Blue Line From Rosemont To O'Hare To Stop Starting Next FridayAccording to the Chicago Transit Authority, there will be a nine-day suspension of service between the Rosemont and O'Hare stations. That's for work track and signal work in that zone. The stoppage is set to start at 10 p.m. on September 27.
Electric Vehicle Sales On The Rise, But More Charging Stations Needed To Keep The Trend GoingCBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole hit the road with Adam Fendelman, a kind of gadget head addicted to his electric vehicle, a Tesla Model 3.
Work On CTA Red-Purple Bypass To Start This FallThe CTA said the meetings will provide, among other things, information on street closures, alternative parking and a construction timeline. The event will also present before and after drawings.
New Law Could Mean More Security Cameras Along ExpresswaysThe cameras can be used only for firearm-related offenses or to detect roadway hazards.
Saudi Carrier Cancels Troubled Boeing 737 Order For AirbusPilots with the Federal Aviation Administration discovered a new flaw last month while testing updated software in a flight simulator, pushed back Boeing's timetable. It now hopes to submit a final application to the FAA in September.
Metra Adds Service On Some Lines For Taste Of ChicagoAlcohol will not be allowed on Metra after 7 p.m. on Friday or all day Saturday and Sunday. Metra also says trains may not be able to accommodate bicycles from Friday through Sunday.