U.S.: Will Commuters Ever Go Back to Commuter Trains?

By David Zipper, Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, City Lab; April 30, 2020 Last year, the fiscal management…

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U.S., Illinois, Commentary: Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new turn, but COVID-19 is not CTA or Metra’s death knell

By Jon Hilkevitch, Contributor, Chicago Sun-Times; April 23, 2020 In a very different time only a decade ago, safeguarding public…

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Chicago: What’s the best way to get to O’Hare? We sent reporters by car, ride-share, CTA and Metra to find out.

By Abdel Jimenez, Ally Marotti, Mary Wisniewski  and Lauren Zumbach, Chicago Tribune; July 17, 2019 For more than a decade,…

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Proposed Canadian Rail Transportation Regulations published in Part I of the Canada Gazette

A press release from the Canadian Transportation Agency; April 1, 2019: GATINEAU, QC, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ – The Canadian Transportation…

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Chicago: We’re Not Done With the Metra Electric District Line

By Peter Taylor, Streetsblog Chicago; March 8, 2018 I’m a proud and militant South Sider and a product of the…

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Indonesia eyes exporting passenger trains to Chicago

From ANTARA News; March 7, 2018 Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Indonesia has the potential to export passenger trains manufactured by…

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Chicago: Over 2 dozen CTA, Metra workers disciplined over speeding trains in past 5 years

By Robert Herguth, Chicago Sun-Times; February 16, 2018 Turns out that lead-foots in the Chicago area aren’t just on the…

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WATCHDOGS: Where the L am I? Chicago Transit Authority left riders stranded in rail yards

By Robert Herguth, Chicago Sun-Times; December 8, 2017 CTA riders should think twice before nodding off on the L. Otherwise,…

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