The CTA has attributed the lengthy closure to a desire to ensure the line, also known as the Skokie Swift, was safe before reopening.
The rate of violent crime on CTA trains continued to drop in 2023, but still remained above levels seen in the years before the pandemic.
The delays reflect some of the quirks of the smaller of Chicago’s airports.
Tom Carney takes over from Gia Biagi, an appointee of former mayor Lori Lightfoot who resigned in August.
According to statistics compiled by the AAA – The Auto Club Group, nearly 6 million Illinoisans will travel 50 miles of more this holiday season, an increase of 2.5% over a year ago.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport has acquired the nearby Griffith-Merrillville Airport in a $1.8 million deal.
The report from the National Transportation Safety Board provides more details about the moments that led up to the Nov. 16 crash.
Some of the options are likely to be contentious among influential business groups, which have already raised concerns about expanding taxes.
The reopening marks the end of the first year of a three-year, $150 million rehab of the highway from the I-94 split south to downtown.
Two regional aircraft clipped wings Tuesday at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating, officials said.
The CTA has been running shuttle buses to replace Yellow Line service.
The ban affects parking on 107 miles of Chicago's main roads, regardless of snow. It ends April 1.
During a recent budget presentation to the County Dec. 14, representatives from the RTA elaborated on plans to expand discounted fare and ride free programs to residents within Chicago’s six county metro area to those receiving aid under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
They're on the lookout for lost travelers and people who need help. They also absorb a lot of frustration.
The train with 200 passengers crashed into the empty car and a tow truck Thursday night near New Buffalo, about 70 miles east of Chicago.
The anticipated travel surge is expected to cap a year of strong travel demand.
Those planning to fly during Thanksgiving week should arrive at the airport at least two hours before takeoff and pay attention to what they pack.
The CTA Yellow Line train's stopping distance was almost 1,000 feet too short, National Transportation Safety Board investigators said Saturday.
NTSB officials said they are beginning to investigate the crash Friday, but did not say what led to the Yellow Line train collision.
The Pace bus fleet in Waukegan will be the first in the entire system to be converted to a fully electric line with an electric garage for charging.
Around 10:35 a.m., a two-car Yellow Line train that was carrying passengers rounded a curve and hit a snow plow moving in the same direction on the same track, officials said.
Shannon O’Brien filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, saying she was without her wheelchair for around two days.
The analysis offers insight into how rider habits have changed. That can hold clues to how the agency can draw back more riders and the fare revenue.
The Naperville Department of Public Works will be installing seating amenities at the city’s downtown station to support trainspotting hobbyists.
The quiet zone suspension is in place until the identified crossings are brought into compliance with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), which initiated the suspension.
Regular fares for the roughly hour-and-a-half trip will now vary between $19 and $31, depending on when they are purchased and estimated demand.
Beginning this week and continuing through mid-November, traffic traveling from I-55 to the northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) will not have access to the Hinsdale Oasis as work continues to reconstruct the Central Tri-State (I-294) Tollway.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday for this year’s Metra holiday trains, where Metra riders can meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and other holiday characters.