Joseph P. Schwieterman from the DePaul University School of Public Service talks about the state of the airline industry and what it could look like in a post COVID-19 world.
The giveaways are part of the airline’s JetBlue Healthcare Hero effort.
In response to the the ridership slump during the coronavirus crisis, Metra is cutting service on its three least busy lines.
The new requirement begins May 4.
A conductor who works on the Metra SouthWest Service Line has tested positive for COVID-19, the commuter rail service announced Wednesday.
An employee at O’Hare Airport was carjacked at gunpoint Thursday while showing up to work in a cargo area.
The air traffic control tower at Midway Airport reopened Tuesday, a week after it closed for cleaning due to a COVID-19 exposure that disrupted flights in and out of the airport.
Southwest Airlines has resumed operations at Midway Airport after all flights were suspended earlier in the day due to a control tower closure related to COVID-19 exposure.
A batch of vials labeled as COVID-19 tests were spread among packages of “test kits” for meningitis, IVF, MRSA and salmonella, according to a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Ridership has seen a “severe drop” in the fallout of the pandemic.
The city’s second-largest airport is open, but the Federal Aviation Administration said the air traffic control tower was still closed for cleaning.
There is a ground stop at Midway Airport Tuesday after three workers at a control tower tested positive for COVID-19.
Metra is considering service reductions, but won’t be changing schedules until after Friday, if they decide to change at all, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.
More health screeners were on hand at O'Hare International Airport Sunday after massive lines and hours-long waits infuriated Illinois officials and put passengers at risk.
The governor of Illinois announced Sunday that all bars and restaurants to close as of Monday night through March 30. Drive thru, delivery and curbside pickup will be allowed.
The Illinois Tollway will implement all-electronic tolling temporarily as a precaution to prevent the spread of coronavirus, officials announced Friday.
A male was crossing the tracks about 2:14 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Exchange Avenue when he was hit by a train, Chicago police said.
"This does not happen very much anymore. Flight to Orlando mostly empty. Over 100 seats unused."
Motorists are benefiting at the gas pump in the midst of an OPEC disagreement and growing concerns over the novel coronavirus.
State officials have planned a public meeting later this month to give an update on a much-delayed construction project at a major interstate exchange near downtown Chicago.