Transportation

Transportation

Orlando airport to scan faces of all international passengers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there.

Entertainment listings, June 21-28, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

VERMILION COUNTY FAIR AND EXPO

What: Fair features queen pageant, exhibits, dirt track racing, motocross, truck and tractor pull demo derby, livestock, carnival food and more.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. June 21-24.

Where: Fairgrounds, 1180 East Road, Oakwood.

Cost: Single day pass, $6; family 4 pack bundle, $20; weekly admission pass, $26.

Petition asks for blue lights to prevent train suicides

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago resident has started an online petition asking Metra and the Chicago Transit Authority to install calming blue lights at all train stations as a way to prevent train suicides.

The Care2 petition cites a study in Japan that reports blue lights in subway stations led to an 84 percent decrease in the number of suicides by train.

Experts: Vehicle tariffs to cost jobs, raise prices

DETROIT — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.

GM replaces 3 Cadillac sedans with 2 new ones

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is getting rid of three Cadillac sedans and replacing them with two new ones over the next 3 1/2 years.

The company says it's sinking $175 million into a Lansing, Michigan, factory to make replacements for the ATS compact, CTS midsize and XTS full-size cars.

For the retirees, June 17-24, 2018

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Preservationist says he's up for challenge of moving Burnham Mansion ...

CHAMPAIGN — Planning and moving a 134-year-old sprawling landmark one block in one month's time isn't Chris Enck's most daunting career challenge.

The Winnetka preservationist has been here before — for one, when he was tasked with hauling a home from one Chicago suburb, Wilmette, to another, Evanston.

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boring Company, founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that it says will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in mere minutes.

Entertainment listings, June 14-21, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

PIATT COUNTY FAIR

Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions.