The city faces criticism for issuing red light camera tickets at intersections where yellow lights fall slightly short of the city’s 3-second policy. And many traffic engineers say the lights should be even longer.
The annual report included for the first time an estimate of the additional carbon dioxide emissions attributed to traffic congestion. It could help further visualize a largely invisible pollution problem.
Illinois officials will begin engineering studies for reconstructing the "Circle Interchange," located west of Chicago's Loop.The point at which the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower expressways and the Congress Parkway converge has been labeled the nation's top traffic bottleneck.Gov.