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Drivers v. bicyclists. It's not supposed to be a competition, or worse yet, a war. But frequently on the streets of Chicago, violations of traffic laws and common courtesy lead to unpleasant, even dangerous clashes between motorists and bicyclists. At...
Now we can find out if the hype is justified. Virgin America, which enjoys a cultlike status as one of the nation's hippest, friendliest and most convenient airlines, announced Thursday that it will be joining the scrum at O'Hare as of May 25. Virgin...
Tribune reporterAttorneys for Chicago and United and American airlines met in a judge's chamber Friday morning to report whether any progress has been made in their dispute over completing the expansion of O'Hare International Airport. Both sides left Cook County...
Tribune reporterPlanes departing Midway Airport in November were once again late more often than flights leaving any of the 28 other busiest U.S. airports, according to airline and airport performance data released Tuesday. Three out of every 10 flights left Midway...
Tribune reporterSearching for a fast route around traffic congestion might seem like a futile exercise in the Chicago area, but Google is giving it a shot. Google Maps Navigation on Monday introduced an update to its driving directions software that uses real-time...
Tags: Networking, Travel, Traffic, Google Inc., Transportation
Tribune reporterAn infusion of millions of additional dollars in federal funding and a compromise with the airlines to move forward with building only one new runway for now gave Mayor Richard Daley the breakthrough agreement he desperately sought to keep alive the...
Tribune reporterIllinois and other states with high-speed passenger rail programs will be allowed to compete for $2.4 billion in federal funds that Florida turned down when its governor killed a fast-trains project between Orlando and Tampa, the U.S. Department of...
Potholes aren't quite the pain in the axle that they were a year ago to drivers in Chicago, city officials said Monday. Crews filled 21,392 potholes in the city in December, according to the Chicago Department of Transportation. That's down from 26,...
Tags: Travel, Transportation
Tribune reporterDespite cuts in bus and train service and a weak economy, CTA ridership declined less than 1 percent in 2010, transit officials said today. The transit agency provided 516.9 million rides last year, which was 4.7 million more than projected for the year...
Tags: Government, Politics, Metra, Pat Quinn, Personal Income
Illinois' long-shot bid to introduce faster passenger trains by 2014 received a potential boost Tuesday from a White House proposal to spend $53 billion over six years to create a national high-speed rail network that would eventually be within reach of...
Tribune reporterA judge today ordered Chicago Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino to testify in a pre-trial deposition in connection with a lawsuit United and American airlines filed against the city over financing the expansion of O’Hare International...
Tribune reportersLeaving work early didn't do all that much good. Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
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