The Chicago Transit Authority has decided booze advertisements aren't so bad after all.The CTA board on Wednesday ended a 15-year ban on accepting advertising for alcoholic beverages, with an eye on gaining an additional $3.2 million in revenue.Under the transit agency's new guidelines, advertising
Air travelers over the age of 75 soon may not have to remove their shoes or light jackets to clear security in a test program at four U.S. airports.The Transportation Security Administration announced the change Wednesday.
Chicago Transit Authority ridership went up to 530 million boardings last year, reaching its highest ridership level since 1991.Rail ridership grew by 5.2 percent compared to an increase of 1.4 percent in bus usage.
Lawmakers are under pressure to find a way to keep federal aid flowing to highway and transit programs beyond the end of this month after a transportation bill failed Tuesday to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate.The government's power to spend federal Highway Trust Fund money on transportation
City Council members in Evanston are considering a proposal that would ban hands-free devices while driving. The ordinance would be one of the toughest cell phone bans in the country, keeping all electronic devices out of driver's hands.Ald.