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Last week presented the sort of opportunity that elected officials crave. As Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the gas tax increase into law, he announced a slew of new Maryland transportation projects — $1.2 billion in all — that can now move...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Energy Saving, Politics, Metra, Penn Line
Reading newspapers and books or taking naps were once the prime pastimes for Metra customers. Now nearly half the riders are using personal electronic devices like laptops, smartphones, iPads and Kindles, and that percentage has doubled since 2010, a...
The needs of single parents, the elderly, the disabled and those with limited income were discussed Tuesday at a transit workshop in Aberdeen. á More than 20 people looked for ways to improve transportation at the workshop. They looked for ways to share...
Tags: Physical Disabilities, Family
New blue signs and expanded "wayfinding'' tools are popping up around Chicago and in two suburbs well-served by public transit, providing a more precise road map to point commuters and would-be riders to CTA and Metra rail stations and CTA and Pace bus...
The Chicago Transit Authority's next big project and its impact on riders were the focus of conversation Friday afternoon at Carter's Barbershop in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood. Bert Downing, the owner of the shop at 3622 W. Cermak Road in...
Lehigh Valley economic developers held a bus tour Thursday to promote the financial and environmental benefits of locating businesses and new commercial development along transit routes. The tour, organized by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp....
staff writer, @damichellegA bill soon to be introduced in the state Senate will use an increase in gasoline taxes to improve safety and create jobs, according to Senate officials. Cheryl Hicks, executive director of the Senate Democratic Transportation Committee, said the bill...
Rahm Emanuel is a North Shore-bred millionaire who trained as a ballet dancer and vacations in Vietnam. It's part of the back story to his hard-charging, ran-the-White-House public persona. It's also an image, perhaps, that has led a majority of...
Tags: Chicago Cubs, NATO Summit, Baseball, Politics, Rahm Emanuel
HARRISBURG — Motorists would face higher gasoline taxes as well as licensing fee and traffic ticket hikes to pay for an additional $2.5 billion in long-neglected repairs and upgrades to roads, bridges, mass transit and ports, according to a state...
Three years after Metra was rocked by the suicide of its longtime executive director, the commuter rail agency could again be chugging toward an uncharted destination. Alex Clifford, the CEO who was recruited from Los Angeles in 2011 to succeed the...
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