In what is believed to be the first jury verdict related to Illinois’ strict biometrics privacy law, a $228 million judgment has been entered against BNSF Railway in a class-action lawsuit over the railroad’s collection of fingerprint data.
A new analytical tool was used to select road projects that add highway capacity in a six-year, $34.6 billion Illinois state transportation program.
Truck drivers traveling along Illinois expressways where shootings spiked 110% last year are advised to report suspicious activity and use a new police website map of real-time gunfire reports.
The Illinois Trucking Association launched a new coalition aimed at empowering women in the trucking industry.February 4, 2022
Legal experts are warning that trucking companies and their technology providers could be unintentionally dragged into state and federal class-action civil lawsuits over compliance with the notification requirements of an Illinois biometric privacy law.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Oct. 18 unveiled a six-year timeline for the $1.2 billion reconstruction of Interstate Highway 80 through Will County, including work on aging bridges over the Des Plaines River considered so decrepit that unions put up billboards with warnings such as “Cross bridge at your own risk” two years ago.
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker has signed a law intended to improve transportation infrastructure while maximizing the effectiveness of taxpayer dollars.August 27, 2021
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker joined various officials May 19 to announce the release of a $20.7 billion transportation construction plan for the state.May 21, 2021
In an effort to develop the manufacturing workforce, Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker announced a $15 million investment to build two advanced manufacturing training academies.April 30, 2021
Navistar International Corp. announced it approved a plan to sell its facility in Melrose Park, Ill.January 15, 2021