| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
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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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Two new diesel-electric hybrid buses that reduce emissions and improve fuel economy have begun operating on Pace routes, the suburban bus agency announced today.
Although Pace has been operating hybrid paratransit vans on routes in the west and northwest...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:26 AM
The Regional Transportation Authority board today approved a measure that resolves a contentious fight among the CTA, Metra and Pace over divvying up a pot of transit funds.
The deal ended a city-versus-suburbs battle and will give the CTA more RTA...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Two men arrested after a police chase are suspected in four robberies in the south suburbs and Chicago, authorities said.
The two, were being questioned about robberies that took place in Dolton, Calumet City, Riverdale Tuesday night, said Dolton...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:19 PM
CTA super-express buses that will operate on 21-mile stretches of Ashland and Western avenues will have the benefit of using full-time bus-only lanes, under a still-evolving concept the transit agency and the city will present this week at three open...
| Oct 22, 2012
George Aye and Sara Cantor Aye want to help improve the experience of using mass transit in the Chicago area, and they are appealing for your participation.
The husband and wife team last year opened the Greater Good Studio, a Chicago firm that uses...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:01 PM
An outbound Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train scheduled to end in Crystal Lake this afternoon was stopped after fatally striking a pedestrian, officials said.
Train No. 709, which was to arrive in Crystal Lake at 2:55 p.m., struck the pedestrian...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:37 PM
It's been a long road for the 65,000 CTA riders who commute on Western and Ashland avenues every day.
First, there were express buses that traveled along those two streets, picking up passengers every half-mile or so, which complemented the non-express...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
After more than a year of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Metra’s board is poised to name a new chairman to oversee the commuter rail agency.
Brad O’Halloran, a village trustee from Orland Park, is expected to be the consensus choice of the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:34 PM
When former Chicagoan Anne Colton learned a friend had bought a house in Homewood, she and her girlfriends staged a tongue-in-cheek intervention.
"No culture, no diversity, no arts," was Colton's impression of the south suburb 25 miles from the Loop....
| May 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Setting a timeline for the CTA’s No. 1 improvement project – the multibillion-dollar replacement of the Red Line – hinges on negotiations that will begin next week in Congress over a new transportation funding bill, CTA president Forrest...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Metra has postponed the awarding of a contract to build the $141 million Englewood Flyover rail bridge on the South Side, a project that drew complaints today from three local congressmen that the project lacks adequate minority participation.