The SUV flipped over the guardrail and landed in a ditch, where it caught fire, state police said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Inbound train No. 2122, which departed Fox Lake at 7:16 a.m., experienced a mechanical failure near Long Lake, according to Metra.
An equipment train struck the pedestrian about 7:30 a.m. near the station at 7600 W. Grand Ave. in Elmwood Park, according to Metra officials.
Howard bound trains were diverted just before 7 a.m., according to an alert from the CTA.
The CTA first announced that all three lines were standing at Howard at 3:19 p.m., and suspended Yellow Line service entirely at 3:38 p.m.
Trains began bypassing the Grand station just before 5:30 a.m., according to an alert from the CTA.
Chicago is one of six cities where Lyft is offering free rides on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but the offer comes after controversy.
Southbound Red Line trains are bypassing all stations between Jarvis and Lawrence, according to a service alert from the CTA.
THE WATCHDOGS: Aviation department worker on safety duty at O’Hare Airport drove city vehicle onto a strip on which a jet had landed.
The Illinois Tollway on Thursday named Jose Alvarez, the former CEO of the Chicago Housing Authority, as its executive director.
Edgewater and Gresham stations had been in the works, but the state’s historic budget impasse was among the issues that put plans on hold.
A consent decree orders Suburban Express to pay $100,000 to resolve the suit filed last year by former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars.
The crash, which involved only one car, happened at 3:26 a.m, Illinois State Police said.
Plans call for decking over rail yards west of the stadium; the base of the 34-acre site would become a modern transit hub supporting 10 new towers.