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Costs soar in test program to insulate historic homes near O’Hare

A plan to upgrade doors and windows on up to 167 historic homes could become the city’s costliest sound insulation project in at least 10 years.

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Painting costs being checked in O’Hare sound program test

The final decision to scale back the painting came after the Sun-Times asked city officials about painting costs two homeowners called "ridiculous."

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O’Hare night runway plan to end on Christmas, despite pleas

Mayors of Schiller Park and Harwood Heights said they would like to see the plan continue while test results are being analyzed.

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City races to nab $1.1 billion for CTA before Obama departs

Mayor Emanuel wants the City Council to authorize a TIF district in the race to get $1.1 billion in federal grants to modernize the CTA Red Line.

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5 issues to watch on the new ‘Safe Roads Amendment’

The amendment requires that all transportation-related fees and taxes be spent only on transportation-related projects, including aging infrastructure

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Tollway flush with higher truck tolls, new driver toll points

Illinois truckers next year will face their third toll increase since 2014 and drivers will see seven new ramps on the Jane Addams (I-90).

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Metra eyes hiking fares 5.8 percent on average next year

Public hearings on the proposed budget and fare hike are planned for Nov. 2 and Nov. 3, with a final Metra board vote on them set for Nov. 11.

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Commission bemoans jump in mystery O’Hare jet noise complainers

People complaining about O'Hare noise more than doubled from a year ago, but the number of those people who won't give their location is up 40-fold.

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Bidder loses appeal of biggest rail car contract in CTA history

Under the Chicago Transportation Authority deal, CSR Sifang America JV, up to 846 new 7000 series rail cars are planned over 10 years.

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Losing bidder accuses CTA of rigging rail car deal

The CTA "rigged" a contract for its next generation of rail cars in favor of a Chinese manufacturer, the losing bidder charged Tuesday.