Transportation http://tspr.org en Highway Trust Fund At Risk, Threatens Illinois Jobs http://tspr.org/post/highway-trust-fund-risk-threatens-illinois-jobs At the height of the summer construction season, the national Highway Trust Fund is <a href="http://www.dot.gov/highway-trust-fund-ticker" target="_blank">at risk of going belly-up</a> by next month.<p>The fund helps pay for road work and bridge repairs all across the nation. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:43:38 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 56174 at http://tspr.org Highway Trust Fund At Risk, Threatens Illinois Jobs Sunday Sales Could Benefit Western Illinois Car Dealers http://tspr.org/post/sunday-sales-could-benefit-western-illinois-car-dealers <p>Illinois lawmakers are considering ending the state’s ban on Sunday automobile sales. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:11:13 +0000 Emily Boyer 50876 at http://tspr.org Sunday Sales Could Benefit Western Illinois Car Dealers Police start enforcing texting while driving ban http://tspr.org/post/police-start-enforcing-texting-while-driving-ban <p>In Illinois, it's illegal to talk on the phone while driving unless you're using bluetooth or another hands free device. You're never allowed to text while driving, yet some people can't seem to put down their phones.<br /> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:09:03 +0000 Raymond Simms 49564 at http://tspr.org Police start enforcing texting while driving ban Winter Storm Stalls Amtrak Trains http://tspr.org/post/winter-storm-stalls-amtrak-trains <p>During winter weather, it’s common for flights to be canceled and roads to be closed.&nbsp; Usually the trains still run without incident.&nbsp; Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:06:59 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 46429 at http://tspr.org Winter Storm Stalls Amtrak Trains Great Dome Car Part of Illinois Zephyr Line During November http://tspr.org/post/great-dome-car-part-illinois-zephyr-line-during-november <p>More than 100,000 people ride the Illinois Zephyr train line from Quincy to Chicago each year.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 02:24:12 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 43638 at http://tspr.org Great Dome Car Part of Illinois Zephyr Line During November