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  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens

    Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens
    After being closed for almost two years, the roadway under the Union Pacific Railroad bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border officially reopened this morning, according to Glenview officials. The road closed down after a train...
  • Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns

    Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns
    A proposal for a Dunkin' Donuts drive-through in Glenview is drawing opposition from nearby residents who say they are concerned about congestion in the area. The Dunkin' Donuts would occupy an existing building at 1945 Willow Road just east of the...
  • Intermodal Center is economic engine for region

    This is regarding the Village of Elwood and the CenterPoint Intermodal Center. Since the 1930s, the area surrounding Elwood has historically been a site of high-intensity military manufacturing with heavy rail and truck traffic. At the time that...
  • Red Line south extension draws property value concerns

     Red Line south extension draws property value concerns
    The public should play a part in deciding how the CTA will compensate property owners in the path of the future Red Line south extension, South Side religious leaders said Wednesday, a proposal transit agency officials said isn’t viable because of...
  • Amtrak rail service between Chicago and Rockford to begin in 2015

    Amtrak rail service between Chicago and Rockford to begin in 2015
    Long-sought plans to restore passenger rail service next year between Chicago and Rockford got a boost Thursday with the announcement of a new route. Service between the two cities stopped in 1981. The new Amtrak service will begin in late 2015 with...
  • Kennedy road work warnings could hurt business, Mag Mile group says

    Kennedy road work warnings could hurt business, Mag Mile group says
    The CTA and Metra will run longer trains over the weekend to accommodate an expected surge of riders avoiding increased congestion on Chicago-area highways due to demolition of the Ontario Street bridge downtown, which will reduce capacity on the...
  • Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project

    Army Corps to recommend $1-billion L.A. River project
    Federal officials gave a major boost Wednesday to the city's plans to turn the Los Angeles River into an urban oasis for recreation and an inviting locale for new commercial and residential development. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has...
  • State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains

    State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains
    Although most people think of oil spills in California as potential beachfront disasters, there is new anxiety in Sacramento about the surge of crude oil now coming through the state each day by train. Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers want to avoid the...
  • Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside

    Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside
    The breakdown of a four-mile-long Union Pacific freight train Thursday afternoon has delayed Metrolink service to Riverside since 1 p.m., railroad officials said. Mechanical problems forced the Union Pacific train to stop on Metrolink's Riverside Line...
  • More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail

    When California voters approved $9 billion in funding for a bullet train in 2008, the ballot measure included the strictest engineering and spending controls ever placed on a major state project. Voters were told that the high-speed trains would hit 220...
  • Gas leak at Shermer Road bridge causes evacuations

    Gas leak at Shermer Road bridge causes evacuations
    Authorities said a contractor working on repairing the sewer system underneath the bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border hit a gas main this morning, causing evacuations in the area. Glenview and Northbrook authorities responded...