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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Battered by Hurricane Odile, tourists limp home from Cabo

    Battered by Hurricane Odile, tourists limp home from Cabo
    A group of Newport Beach residents who were stranded in hurricane-torn Baja California have arrived home safely, but scores of others are still marooned on the tip of the battered peninsula or slowly making their way back to the United States. Jeff...
  • Transportation problems must be addressed regardless of maglev success [Commentary]

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun published a fine piece by Kevin Rector with research provided by Paul McCardell about the proposed maglev train project between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. ("Backers of high-speed 'maglev' train to Washington claim...
  • Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola epidemic

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $50 million on Wednesday to support emergency efforts to contain West Africa's Ebola epidemic, which has already killed almost 2,300 people in the worst outbreak of the virus in history....
  • City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains

    City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains
    Warning that the frequent railroad trains loaded with crude oil passing through the Chicago area are a “serious risk to public safety,” the City Council is calling for tighter restrictions on the shipments than federal officials proposed in...
  • American Apparel to pay $1 million to settle suit over worker's death

    American Apparel to pay $1 million to settle suit over worker's death
    American Apparel Inc. has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a civil suit over a worker's death. The employee, Tuan Phan, died at age 49 in 2011 following an accident with a knitting machine at an American Apparel facility in Garden Grove. The Los...
  • Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley

    Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley
    The accident on the Baltimore Beltway near Dulaney Valley Road involving a tractor trailer that complicated the Wednesday rush hour has completely cleared as of about 9 a.m. Maryland Department of Transportation cameras showed traffic was flowing freely....
  • Angels' slugging doesn't stop in 9-3 victory over Rangers

    The Angels were playing their third game in three days in three cities, a somewhat dizzying array of flights, bus rides and hotels that prompted Manager Mike Scioscia to quip before Tuesday night's game against the Texas Rangers: "Where are we?" Then...
  • Michelle Williams on her 'Journey to Freedom'

    Michelle Williams on her 'Journey to Freedom'
    As one-third of Destiny’s Child, Michelle Williams' multi-platinum success with one of the biggest girl groups of all time has long overshadowed what she’s done on her own. But that hasn’t stopped her from carving a solo career packed...
  • Chiefs sign DL Vickerson, activate WR Bowe

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update: Bowe activated, IR moves Chiefs sign DL Vickerson, activate WR Bowe The Kansas City Chiefs signed defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson to a one-year deal and elevated linebacker Jerry Franklin from the practice...
  • Chicago City Council approves resolution targeting crude oil train shipments

    Chicago City Council approves resolution targeting crude oil train shipments
    A joint Chicago City Council committee approved a resolution today calling on the federal government to impose more stringent restrictions on the shipments of crude oil by train than were proposed in July by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx....
  • Driver rear-ends school bus on North Shore

    Driver rear-ends school bus on North Shore
    No children were hurt in an accident involving a school bus in Lake Bluff this morning, officials said. At about 7:55 a.m., a Lake Bluff School District 65 school bus carrying about 30 children was headed south on Waukegan Road, just north of Rockland...