A few scattered crashes coupled with heavy rains and winds slowed traffic on area expressways and commuter rail during the Wednesday morning rush.
South Shore and Metra Electric commuter trains were running 10 to 15 minutes late during the Wednesday morning rush due to wire problems in the south suburbs.
Metra is reporting wire problems at the 63rd Street station in Chicago are significantly delaying trains on the Metra Electric and South Shore commuter rail lines in both directions.
Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday to another downpour that caused roads to flood and delayed South Shore trains.
The South Shore Line will continue busing passengers Friday between its Michigan City and South Bend stations because of damage to a railroad bridge in Hudson Lake.
Damaged equipment on two South Shore commuter train cars Monday near the East Chicago station caused delays for passengers into the evening.
On any given day, we all have obligations. They, may not be what we want to be doing at the moment but as parents, students, grandparents, teachers and everybody in between, we have things we are obligated to do.
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