Tribune Drives Metra Transparency for On-Time Stats

A bit ago, the Chicago Tribune ran an article showing that Metra, Chicago’s commuter rail operation’s transparency. Metra¬† brags about having over 95% of its trains on time, but some lines are well below that level, the Tribune found. Fortunately, … Continue reading

Marijuana to Chicago by the Railroad Carload

Now the Mexican drug lords are bringing marijuana into Chicago by the train. Whole cars filled with marijuana. It is really hard to comprehend such a large scale operation. The U.S. Attorney’s press release is below: U.S. SEIZES NEARLY 11 … Continue reading

Copycat Suicides, a la Metra

Despite the negative comments that appear under articles published that remind folks that Metra Executive Director Phil Pagano’s highly publicized suicide by stepping in front of a commuter train, it seems others are of similar opinions. Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times … Continue reading