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A 'second downtown' in Des Plaines? City leaders hope so with help of TIF district
By Chacour Koop
May 24, 2019 5:12 PM
For years, the corridor along Oakton and Lee streets in Des Plaines has struggled. A proposed TIF district could change that, officials say.
KCAC Aviation opens office at DuPage Airport
May 21, 2019 9:24 AM
KCAC Aviation, an authorized sales and service center for Pilatus aircraft, has opened a Pilatus Sales Office at DuPage Airport in West Chicago.
Hub Group executive to retire
May 10, 2019 10:41 AM
Hub Group's President and Chief Operating Officer Don Maltby will retire effective June 30, the company announced Friday.
Passengers empathize with drivers' woes, but ride-shares go on at O'Hare
By Marni Pyke
May 8, 2019 6:16 PM
Some drivers aren't happy, but that didn't stop a continuous flow of Lyft and Uber pickups at O'Hare International Airport on a day of protest Wednesday.
Uber, Lyft drivers plan demonstration, work stoppage in Chicago
May 7, 2019 5:10 PM
Hundreds of ride-hailing drivers plan to converge on Chicago City Hall Wednesday afternoon to rally for higher wages, and, in a show of solidarity, thousands of others plan to stop picking up passengers.
InTransit: Should electric-car owners pay higher state fees?
May 6, 2019 1:46 PM
There's a green car feud brewing as Illinois lawmakers ponder how to pay for roads and bridges. Hint: it involves hefty car registration fees.
Unlikely allies backing plan to raise gas tax to fund transportation
By Marni Pyke
Apr 29, 2019 8:46 AM
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is OK with a gas tax hike to pay for highways and hopes lawmakers will be, too. Marni Pyke looks at what's next for a capital bill, plus answers reader questions about REAL ID.
Boeing pulls 2019 forecast, suspends buybacks
By David Koenig
Apr 24, 2019 8:40 AM
Chicago-based Boeing is pulling its 2019 forecast over 737 Max uncertainty and says it's suspending its stock buybacks.
Boeing shareholder files class-action lawsuit over 737 Max safety risks
By Hamza Shaban
Apr 10, 2019 10:22 AM
A Boeing shareholder has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the Chicago-based company of covering up safety problems with its 737 Max, the commercial jet at the center of two crashes that killed 346 people.
Palatine Road resurfacing project to start Monday
Daily Herald report
Apr 5, 2019 3:53 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to begin a monthslong resurfacing of Palatine Road in Palatine, Arlington Heights and Wheeling on Monday, weather permitting.
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