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Transportation

“Greenway” on School Street? Tunney looks to add bike lane, slow cars

State short-lists four groups to build and run Illiana Expressway

Engineer: Ashland Avenue transit project won’t work

Air traffic to O'Hare, Midway grew in 2013

Record cold brings reports of feces on CTA

Union Pacific VP apologizes for 'unacceptable' performance during cold

More than 200 dibs complaints in the first week of January

Metra, O'Hare win, high-speed rail loses in new US budget bill

Wilson Red Line rehab: CTA again delays selecting contractor for $203M plan

RTA to launch inquiry into Metra issues during cold snap

The Regional Transit Authority will look into the causes of inefficiencies in its Metra rail system that arose during last week’s cold snap, officials said at the agency’s board meeting on Wednesday.

Commuters who use the rail line were subject to delays, cancellations and cramped cars in recent weeks when temperatures in the area dropped into negative numbers. The extreme weather caused widespread maintenance issues for the Metra system, which operates 241 stations on 11 lines in the Chicagoland region. 

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