The head of the union representing Chicago Transit Authority rail workers says he doesn't believe union members are completely to blame for CTA budget problems.CTA president Forrest Claypool said Tuesday that the agency is short $277 million heading into 2012, due to union contracts he said give wor
Rail commuters in Chicago soon will be able to find out estimated arrival times for trains on all eight of the city's rail lines. The Chicago Transit Authority says a pilot version of the CTA Train Tracker website will be launched in early January.
Developers are connecting the nation's railways to enormous state-of-the art warehouses to make shipping easier for big companies like Walmart. One of the most ambitious of these projects is in southwest suburban Will County.