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  • Pedestrian killed after being struck by Metra train in Lombard

     
    Metra train service on the Union Pacific West lines was delayed this morning after an inbound train struck a pedestrian in Lombard, officials said. Train …...
  • We Caught You Doing Something Cool: Wheels Set in Motion for June 11-15 Bike to Work Week

     
    According to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety, it is estimated that 41 percent of all work commutes are shorter than five miles yet …...
  • Schaumburg to offer Bike to Metra guides

     
    Schaumburg will join a growing number of suburbs that provide guides for commuters who ride their bikes to the train station – a growing movement …...
  • Ambitious plan for village’s East Side approved by the Village Board

     
    RomeovilleĀ trustees have adopted a plan for the village's east sideĀ that includes a blueprint for transit-oriented development, residential development and open space projects. In early 2011, …...
  • Cops: 56-year-old lost control of car, causing accident

     
    A 56-year-old Skokie man who lost control of his car due to a medical condition caused a two-car accident Tuesday that stopped Metra trains on …...
  • Man sues Metra over its policy on multiple-ride passes

     
    A suburban commuter has sued Metra to get back money he — and millions of other passengers — lose when their multiple-ride passes expire before …...
  • Evanston eyes Main and Chicago TIF

     
    As Evanston creates a tax increment financing district for the Evanston Plaza shopping center, city officials are exploring the prospect of creating another TIF district …...
  • Metra delays on North Line after person struck by train

     
    Metra service on the Union Pacific North Line is being delayed after a person was struck by a train near the Ravenswood stop on the …...
  • Packin' on buses and trains?

     
    Our story The CTA, Metra and Pace are urging the General Assembly to prohibit firearms on mass transit if a "concealed carry" bill is brought up for a vote this year. The transit agencies said they have "significant concerns that......
  • Would Cubs fortunes blossom in Rosemont?

     
    NBC-5 is among the media outlets reporting that the village of Rosemont is offering the Cubs free land on which to build a new stadium, one free from all the pesky annoyances (and benefits) of being tucked into a neighborhood......
  • Part 1: History, grown locally

    Part 1: History, grown locally
    Legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill famously coined the phrase "All politics is local," but for dedicated staff and volunteers at historical societies across the city and suburbs, so is all history. They are the ones who keep the flame of the...
  • June 30: Chicago Scene - Best Brews

    June 30: Chicago Scene - Best Brews
    Chicago Magazine To read the full article: www.chicagomagazine.com Jennifer's Tips: Don't be afraid to experiment. Most breweries have on-site bars and will either give you a free sample or offer really affordable flights of samples, so you can try...