RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Public Transportation Disasters

A collection of news and information related to Public Transportation Disasters published by this site and its partners.

Top Public Transportation Disasters Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Angels may be losing their window to play in the World Series

    Jered Weaver shuffled slowly to his locker. He sat down, stared into his locker, then dropped his head into his hands. This was not for a few moments. This was for minutes, and more than a few. All around him, his teammates went about their business....
  • Hit-and-run driver runs from scene after crashing into car and bus

     
    Three people were injured from a hit-and-run crash involving two vehicles and a Broward transit bus in unincorporated Fort Lauderdale on Friday evening, authorities said....
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Barrington

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Barrington
    The following items were taken from Barrington police reports: A 37-year-old from Zion was arrested for not having a valid driver's license and speeding in a school zone near Route 59 and Carriage Trail on Sept. 22. A red boy's Magna Sports bike was...
  • SunRail officials scramble to get insurance

    SunRail officials scramble to get insurance
    A team of SunRail managers has gone to London and Bermuda four times during the past 15 months, trying to buy insurance for the commuter train serving Central Florida. SunRail spokesman Steve Olson said the system is largely unknown to the insurance...
  • First triathlon goal becomes a reality in Goleta

    First triathlon goal becomes a reality in Goleta
    I am always looking for an athletic challenge. I need something to train for or I lose my motivation. This year I decided to try a triathlon: swimming, biking and running, one after the other. Total disclosure: I am a niece of triathlon greats. My...
  • Man killed after being struck by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Man killed after being struck by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A man was fatally struck Thursday by a Metrolink train in North Hollywood, transportation officials said. The man was on the tracks in a nonpedestrian area near Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Bellaire Avenue when he was hit by the westbound train about 5...
  • SEC East's problems could affect College Football Playoff

    SEC East's problems could affect College Football Playoff
    Have you noticed this year how fewer people are addressing the Southeastern Conference as the SEC? It is now simply the SEC West. A great league's power has been consolidated and marginalized. The SEC West is college football's best division, with...
  • Lewis' mystery ailment clouds outlook for Emanuel opponents

    Lewis' mystery ailment clouds outlook for Emanuel opponents
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis' illness is serious enough for her to temporarily relinquish leadership of the union, officials said Thursday, but a lack of details on her condition makes it difficult to determine if her health will derail...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle cleared from westbound Lombard Street

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle cleared from westbound Lombard Street
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said that all lanes are open on westbound Lombard Street on Friday morning with the clearing of a disabled vehicle between Calvert and Light streets. Emergency roadwork on MD 26 East in Milford Mill at...
  • CTA bus crashes into pole in West Englewood

    CTA bus crashes into pole in West Englewood
    Thirteen people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA bus crashed into a pole this morning in the West Englewood neighborhood. The crash happened about 8:50 a.m. in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
  • A Hike To The Site Of One Of The Nation's Worst Train Crashes

    A Hike To The Site Of One Of The Nation's Worst Train Crashes
    The cold morning sunrise had done little to burn off the thick fog hanging in the Thompson hills in December 1891. A group of men made small talk as they prepared a freight train on a railroad siding near the East Thompson train station and then moved...