Industry Spotlight: Transportation Companies Hiring Big In ChicagoChicago's transportation industry is experiencing strong job growth.
Boeing Goes Another Month Without A Single Airliner OrderThe COVID-19 outbreak has caused global air traffic to plummet and compounded a crisis at Boeing Co. that began with two fatal crashes and the grounding of its best-selling plane, the 737 Max.
Boeing: Deliveries Of Its 737 Jet Tumbled In 1st Quarter After Plane Was Grounded WorldwideThe Chicago-based company did not disclose how many of the 737s were the Max version that was grounded last month. Boeing is still producing an earlier model, but the Max is expected to account for a very high percentage of 737 deliveries this year.
Boeing Stock Falls Sharply As Crisis Mounts Over 737 MAX CrashesThe sharp selloff is a sign that Chicago-based Boeing has a serious crisis on its hands. Almost three-quarters of Boeing's 2018 deliveries were 737 planes. And Boeing plans to build 59 new 737s each month in 2019.
Five Firms To Compete For O'Hare Terminal Expansion Project"By the end of this competition, we will change the trajectory of O’Hare forever, and ensure Chicago remains a leading hub for travelers around the world.”
California Police Fight Statewide Marijuana DeliveriesPolice chiefs and other critics say it would create an unruly gray market of largely hidden pot transactions, opening the way for criminal activity.
Metra Plans To Add Trains For Chicago's Pride ParadeMetra announced they will add train services to accommodate those attending the 49th Annual Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24.
City Asks For Proposals To Build Express Train To O'Hare AirportChicago wants to make it easier for travelers to get between downtown and O'Hare airport.
RTA Worrying About State's Backlog In Public Transportation FundingThe Regional Transportation Authority is beginning to worry about its ballooning backlog in funding from the state's Public Transportation Fund -- and what it could mean for CTA, Metra and Pace riders.
Cook County Officials Met To Discuss The Issue Of JoblessnessChicago and Cook County officials are trying to chart a unified effort to bring more jobs to impoverished young people in the area.
Sen. Duckworth To Hold President Trump To Illinois Infrastructure Promisesllinois U-S Senator Tammy Duckworth is assuring local officials she is putting pressure on the new Trump Administration to invest federal funds to improve Illinois’ infrastructure.
Officials Optimistic About Expanding Amtrak Service In IllinoisProponents of expanded Amtrak service in Illinois are meeting today in Chicago and despite the state's budget woes, they're talking expansion.
CTA Bringing Back Express Bus Service On Ashland, Western AvenuesThe CTA ended the express service on the #9 Ashland and #49 Western routes in 2010 as part of budget cuts but now the routes are back.
Latest Blast Of Winter, Including 'Thundersnow,' Makes Commute TreacherousAuthorities across the Chicago region reported several weather-related accidents, including a pileup that closed lanes on Interstate 55 at Illinois Route 47, south of Morris.
RTA Introducing New Signs To Help Riders Find TransfersIf you have ever become lost trying to transfer between Metra, CTA and Pace, the RTA has heard your complaint, and is trying to do something about it.