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TSA-Approved ways to shorten the airport screening line
By GREGORY KARP
Jul 15, 2018 1:07 AM
Here's how to know whether Precheck or Global Entry is right for you and how a credit card might be able to defray the cost.
Flying trains could be coming your way
Marie Mawad and Ania Nussbaum
Jul 14, 2018 1:00 AM
A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train and rolls on to rails to drop you off at your local station? That's what a French entrepreneur is pitching to Boeing Co. and others. "Link & Fly" is Akka Technologies's new flagship aircraft design, with wings that come off to hasten turnover at airports and make boarding easier and closer to passengers' homes.
Hawthorn Woods mayor calls Route 53 extension group 'coercive'
By Marni Pyke
Jul 9, 2018 7:41 AM
Hawthorn Woods leaders think the tollway is muzzling dissent amongst a group reviewing the controversial Route 53 extension. Not so, tollway officials say, adding they just want a productive discussion.
Four travel tips for the Fourth
By Marni Pyke
Jul 3, 2018 7:52 AM
What's the busiest travel day at O'Hare over the holiday? Is gas up or down? What's the Metra schedule? Here's four travel tips for the Fourth.
How America's trucker shortage could undermine our economy
Jul 1, 2018 1:10 AM
As the nation grapples with a historically low level of unemployment, trucking companies are doing what economists have said firms need to do to attract and retain workers: They're hiking pay significantly, offering bonuses and even recruiting people they previously wouldn't have considered. But it's not working.
Amid trucker shortage, Trump team pilots program to drop driving age requirement to 18
Jul 1, 2018 1:00 AM
The Trump administration is advancing a program to let some younger workers drive big trucks across state lines, signaling an openness to lowering the driving age more broadly amid a massive trucker shortage.
Analysis: I took AAA's distracted driving road test. It wasn't pretty.
Jun 30, 2018 1:00 AM
A brief run around a test track with AAA researchers demonstrated just how stupid we human beings can become while using smart technology to get around.
Distracted driving: In-car technology complicates deadly, addictive issue
Ashley Halsey III
Jun 30, 2018 1:00 AM
A new study on distracted driving from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows automakers aren't necessarily the best at deciding what to install in their vehicles.
New approach to dispersing O'Hare noise could spell nighttime relief
By Marni Pyke
Jun 25, 2018 7:22 AM
Vector headings? It sounds like a reference from the movie "Solo," but aviation experts hope tweaking the direction jets fly in when departing from O'Hare will mean less jet noise at night.
Central Road resurfacing begins today in Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect
By Christopher Placek
Jun 25, 2018 5:30 AM
Drivers in Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect should brace for delays and detours starting Monday as work begins to resurface a three-mile stretch of Central Road.
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Registration open for 30th annual conference
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