transportation http://northernpublicradio.org en Reports: American, U.S. Airways Boards Approve Merger http://northernpublicradio.org/post/reports-american-us-airways-boards-approve-merger-0 <p></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 02:13:44 +0000 Eyder Peralta 25477 at http://northernpublicradio.org $1.6 billion for Illinois transportation projects http://northernpublicradio.org/post/16-billion-illinois-transportation-projects <p></p><p>$1.6 billion worth of transportation projects got the go-ahead today when Governor Pat Quinn signed a major capital improvements bill.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 01:01:19 +0000 Susan Stephens 14738 at http://northernpublicradio.org $1.6 billion for Illinois transportation projects Bus routes are changing and RMTD wants input http://northernpublicradio.org/post/bus-routes-are-changing-and-rmtd-wants-input <p>Rockford&rsquo;s bus system may have some big changes in store &hellip; but not before its riders get a chance to weigh in.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 13309 at http://northernpublicradio.org Bus routes are changing and RMTD wants input Northern Illinois makes pitch for piece of federal transportation pie http://northernpublicradio.org/post/northern-illinois-makes-pitch-piece-federal-transportation-pie <p>Leaders from throughout northern Illinois pitched their most important transportation projects to two Congressmen yesterday. Republicans Don Manzullo and Bobby Schilling will recommend priorities for federal transportation funding to Governor Pat Quinn&rsquo;s office.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 09:56:25 +0000 Susan Stephens 11100 at http://northernpublicradio.org Northern Illinois makes pitch for piece of federal transportation pie Pritchard: Schools need transportation flexibility http://northernpublicradio.org/post/pritchard-schools-need-transportation-flexibility <p>Illinois lawmakers could consider a proposal this spring that would change how school districts are reimbursed for transportation costs. The<a href="http://www.isbe.state.il.us/" target="_blank"> state board of education </a>is in the process of drawing up the plan. One idea being floated is to allow school districts to<a href="http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/04/23/school-districts-might-charge-for-bus-service-in-illinois/" target="_blank"> charge students to ride the bus. </a> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:19:40 +0000 Mike Moen 10800 at http://northernpublicradio.org Pritchard: Schools need transportation flexibility