Transportation related issues.

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The line before the first immigration counter line and after the thermal screening at Delhi International Airport in Delhi on March 20, 2020.

First-person account of my travel experience during Coronavirus

Yashovardhan Maheshwari shares his travel story to India during spring break amidst uncertainty from the University of Illinois and air travel policies.

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Read more about the article Champaign-Urbana Amtrak ridership continues to declineWikipedia
The Illinois Terminal in Champaign, Illinois. The terminal provides Amtrak service, as well as public bus service (MTD) for Champaign-Urbana.

Champaign-Urbana Amtrak ridership continues to decline

Champaign-Urbana Amtrak ridership has decreased from Illinois Terminal by 20 percent from 2013 to 2018, according to Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) data. Through October and November, Amtrak trains had departed around 29 minutes later than their scheduled departure time on average from Champaign-Urbana. Some trains between the two months had even departed up to one to two hours later than their scheduled departure, according to an Amtrak status database.

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Read more about the article What drives collisions in Champaign County: Causes of crashes revealedPramod Acharya
The intersection of Prospect and Bloomington in Champaign, IL has the highest number of accidents between 2011 and 2015.

What drives collisions in Champaign County: Causes of crashes revealed

There were 3,481 traffic accidents in the county. In the City of Champaign, there were 1,645 accidents alone and in Urbana there were 641 accidents, in 2017, the most recent data available. Between 2010 and 2017, most of the traffic accidents in the County occurred due to the driver’s failure to reduce speed and failure to yield other vehicles, according to a review of IDOT data.

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Read more about the article Street cameras help with traffic flow, not ticketingDarrell Hoemann
A traffic camera facing east on Bradley, used to control the flow of traffic, at the intersection of Neil and Bradley in Champaign on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Street cameras help with traffic flow, not ticketing

For 15 years, a silent guard has stood watch over the intersection of Neil Street and Bradley Avenue, guiding Champaign cars and pedestrians as they travel through it. Twenty-four hours a day the guard is responsible for making sure travelers reach their destinations safely and on time.

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Read more about the article Questions arise about transportation for residents of new projectDarrell Hoemann/CU-CitizenAccess.org
An MTD bus makes the turn from Cobblefield onto Inverness. The corner is about a block from the entrance where affordable housing is under construction in Champaign on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Questions arise about transportation for residents of new project

By Lauren Rohr/For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Future residents of a new affordable housing site in west Champaign who don’t own a car may have trouble getting…

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Read more about the article Touring through central Illinois in a Model A Ford is trip down memory laneAlison Marcotte/For CU-CitizenAccess.org
Steve Holt with his1931 Model A Standard Tudor Sedan.

Touring through central Illinois in a Model A Ford is trip down memory lane

Alison Marcotte/For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- In 2012, Steve Holt looked at a 1931 Model A Standard Tudor Sedan that was for sale in Danville, Ill.…

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Read more about the article How to find out if your flight is on-time or delayed
This main tool at www.transtats.bts.gov provides a snapshot of a given airport. Consumers can choose an airport, filter by specific airline and pick data for either arrivals or departures.

How to find out if your flight is on-time or delayed

Travelers looking to gauge the on-time performance of nearby airports have several readily available options that they can turn to. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics keeps dozens of different data sets on nearly every aspect of air travel.

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Read more about the article Flight delayed: Willard Airport struggles to stay on timeDarrell Hoemann
on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

Flight delayed: Willard Airport struggles to stay on time

Taking an expensive taxi from Willard Airport to O’Hare International Airport may not make much sense, but taxi driver Stephen Love knows that two to three times a week his company gets passengers who do just that.

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