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A new commuter challenge might be just the ticket if you are driving to work nearly every day and see the pros increasingly outweighed by the cons. Perhaps you, family and friends would break free from the routine that wastes time, gas and money in...
Highway officials, CTA, Metra and Pace are spending billions to improve roads, tracks, stations and facilitiesTribune reportersMotorists, transit riders and commuters might ask themselves a question as they edge deeper into the new year: Do they feel lucky in 2013? The year promises to be noteworthy -- and at times challenging -- considering the many transportation projects and...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel had a message Monday for CTA riders upset about upcoming fare hikes: they’re not really fare increases, public transit remains a bargain and commuters can “make that choice” about whether to drive or take buses and...
Tom Donegan, who manages emergency preparedness training in Metra's safety department, knew it was going to be tough to change what's become a dangerous commuter practice at the 80th Avenue train station in Tinley Park, but he started trying at about 5:30...
"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work." — Daniel Hudson Burnham (1846-1912) Those inspired words by the architect who created urban...
Re "Toll lanes figure to pay off," Column, Nov. 18 Los Angeles commuters have to be the most gullible people on Earth. It started with the dismantling of the Red Cars and now culminates with the toll lanes down the center of the 110 Freeway. I saw...
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KickingTiresDiesels and hybrids have drastically different powertrains, but they both help commuters improve their fuel economy compared with a traditional gas-powered car. The 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI with a six-speed manual and the 2012 Honda Insight hybrid...
L.A. NOWIf you're headed out on a Metro train this morning, you might want to build in a few extra minutes. Minor delays are expected as all Metro trains take part in the Great California ShakeOut, billed as the country's largest earthquake drill....
Q13 FOX News reporterKing County Metro Transit is undergoing one of the biggest transition periods in its history with more than a dozen routes eliminated and multiple changes all across the board. And for the first time in decades, bus riders in downtown Seattle have to pay...
Content ManagerEarly morning commuters arriving at the Lancaster Amtrak station discovered the front doors were locked. And it has happened before. Commuters were forced to walk around the building and across the tracks to the loading platform in order to board...
Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies. "Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....
Tribune reportersIn deciding to close the south leg of the Red Line for five months starting next May, CTA officials bet that short, intense pain will be easier to suffer through than several years of track construction migraines. South Side aldermen – previously...
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