Superstorm Sandy is effecting several areas in Central Illinois, from transportation (gas prices & air travel), food expenses (the price of seafood), to the efforts of local agencies (relief crews from the Red Cross, and repair crews from Ameren).
An Amtrak passenger train reached a speed of 111 mph for the first time on Friday in Illinois.
Contractors, economic officials, and others involved in road construction are trying to bring attention to a lack of state transportation funding in Illinois.
Illinois has completed a draft layout for a proposed airport in the far southern Chicago suburb of Peotone and submitted it to the Federal Aviation Administration for review.
Pedestrians and cyclists will have an easier time crossing I-57 in southwest Champaign, once an overpass for Windsor Road is rebuilt.
A new policy put into effect due to drought conditions in Illinois means farmers will be able to transport hay loads on interstates.
The head of the Amtrak Board of Directors says the transportation service has benefited from stable funding over the last few years.
The 25-year-old driver who was at the wheel during a fatal Megabus crash in south-central Illinois says he did everything he could to control the double-decker after a tire blew out.
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio are planning to provide driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants who get work papers under a new federal policy.
Champaign County will now be able to use eminent domain to negotiate with landowners for buying property along Olympian Drive.