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Classism at Union Station?

Matthew Harwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Harwood

On Tuesday afternoon, ticketed passengers were held outside in freezing temperatures after some already spent countless hours battling the cold on the Mall or at the Capitol or along the parade route.

Mr. Obama's New Wheels -- First Official Look

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

I never liked the look of the Bush limo. It was too massive and appeared to be a truck that had started out as a tank. Obama's new limo looks more like an actual car, albeit a very big and heavy one.

Amtrak Derailment Causes Rush Hour Problems For Metra Lines

Chicago Sun-Times | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Amtrak train derailment just south of Union Station is blocking all Metra trains going in or out on the Burlington Northern, Southwest and Heritage...

Bridge Would Connect Trains To Michigan Avenue

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You know that old up-in-the-air railroad bridge over the Chicago River by Kinzie -- the one people like to use as a backdrop for funky, urban wedding ...

A Civic Seance: Can the Spirit of Daniel Burnham Reshape Chicago?

Lynn Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lynn Becker

With the airlines apparently limitless contempt for their passengers driving more and more travelers into Amtrak's arms, the importance of inter-city rail is finally shaking free from decades of Reagan-styled abuse and ridicule.