(AP) — The Chicago Transit Authority is planning fixes to a portion of the agency's rail lines that could cut 10 minutes off the time to travel between O'Hare Airport and the city's downtown.
(AP) — But so far, the wintry mix was not causing the widespread gridlock that had been feared.
(Bloomberg) — American Airlines parent AMR won bankruptcy court approval of the deal it reached this month with regulators to consummate its $17.2 billion merger with US Airways Group and create the world's biggest airline.
(AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cellphone calls on airplanes, saying it is time "to review our outdated and restrictive rules."
(AP) — Chairman John Gates Jr. ordered the audit today into what he called the fare card system's "systemic failure."
(AP) — The Chicago Bears' game against the Baltimore Ravens has resumed after being delayed about two hours because of a torrential downpour.
(AP) — American Airlines says it will list its shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol "AAL" after completing a merger with US Airways and forming the world's biggest airline.
(AP) — After tracking down a small alligator skulking in a baggage claim area at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, authorities are now hunting for its traveling companion.
(AP) — Airlines are doing a better job of staying on schedule, though United had a few exceptions, one of which cost the carrier big bucks.
(AP) — The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
(AP) — United Airlines is allowing passengers to use portable electronic devices throughout domestic flights.
(AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says American Airlines and US Airways must make broad concessions if they want to settle a lawsuit blocking their proposed merger.
(AP) — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated guidelines issued today by the Federal Aviation Administration.
United Airlines has finalized agreements with several work groups, including roughly 28,000 employees.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's huge fine is the steepest one yet for an airline since the rule limiting tarmac delays took effect in April 2010.
Chicago's airports come in dead last among the 29 busiest airports in the U.S. for on-time departures from January through August, federal data show.
After a five-month overhaul, service on the Red Line South returns Sunday.
A new runway opening tomorrow at O'Hare International Airport is expected to reduce delays and increase capacity.
(AP) — Ridership on regional Amtrak routes to and from Chicago increased by more than 3 percent in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, as the rail service hit record passenger levels nationally.
(AP) — Chicago's new speed cameras have clocked almost 205,000 violations in just over a month.