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PHOTOS: Can Mannequins In The Loop Encourage Pedestrian Safety?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation launched a citywide awareness campaign by installing 32 mannequins along Wacker Dr., each representing one of...

Construction Strike Over: Deal Ends Union Action That Stalled Projects Statewide

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A tentative deal has been worked out to end the nearly three-week construction strike that idled work on schools, a casino and some 300 road projects,...

James Stumpner, IDOT Superviser, Suspended After Peeping Tom Charge

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois Department of Transportation civil engineer has been suspended from his job heading road maintenance for the department in Chicago's colla...

Stimulus Bill Shortchanges Chicago Transit, State Has $700M Wish List

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Congress set to vote Friday on the nearly $800 billion economic stimulus package, details have seeped out about how the money will be divided. It...

State's Cheap Road Choices Costs Drivers

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As regularly as the same streets undergo the same repairs year after year, drivers cannot be blamed for assuming that the policy in Illinois is aimed ...

Traffic Deaths Down 16 Percent Last Year: IDOT

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Transportation officials in Illinois say 16 percent fewer people died on the state's highways last year, and higher fuel pri...

IDOT Seeks Increased Amtrak Funding

ABC 7 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois transportation officials are considering buying more Amtrak passenger cars for popular routes in southern parts of the state. Illinois Depar...