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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Accidents, traffic on rise on Metro Orlando toll roads

    Accidents, traffic on rise on Metro Orlando toll roads
    Accidents have been rising on Metro Orlando toll roads during the past four years, in part because there are more cars out there paying tolls. From motorists losing control and running into a guard rail or a ditch to the rare head-on collisions,...
  • Passenger sues Chicago-based Megabus over crash in Indiana

    Passenger sues Chicago-based Megabus over crash in Indiana
    A Georgia passenger on a Megabus vehicle that crashed in Indiana this month is suing the bus company. Dyrell Lee, of Hampton, Ga., is suing for negligence, claiming that he was one of at least two dozen passengers injured when the bus rolled over Dec....
  • School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City

    School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County school bus with no passengers was rear ended by another vehicle on MD 29 in Ellicott City on Thursday morning, Howard County police said. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan said that around 7:38 a.m. the school bus was rear-ended at MD 29...
  • Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake

    Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake
    Metra’s North Central Service line is delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Grayslake during the evening rush hour commute Friday. Outbound train No. 109 hit an unoccupied vehicle in Grayslake at 5:50 p.m., said Tom...
  • Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries

    Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries
    An Amtrak train traveling toward Union Station collided with a vehicle Friday night, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The train struck the vehicle shortly before 6 p.m. near the intsersection of Main and Wildhardt streets, about one mile...
  • Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed

    Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed
    MARC's Camden Line service has been temporarily suspended after a man was struck and killed south of the Muirkirk station around 6:30 a.m., transit officials and Prince George's County police said. The man struck by the train was not further identified....
  • Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle

    Metro-North Engineer Sues Over Bridgeport Crash; 8 Passengers Settle
    Eight passengers injured when two Metro-North trains collided last year in Bridgeport have settled lawsuits through mediation with a federal judge. The settlement come as the engineer on the train struck by an on-coming train that derailed filed a...
  • Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24

    Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24
    Riders of MARC passenger trains through Baltimore should now expect delays from emergency work in the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel to last until Dec. 24, the Maryland Transit Administration said Wednesday. The emergency work was announced earlier this...
  • Police: Driver who struck, killed girl in Bucks County ignored school bus stoplights

    An 18-year-old student driving to school in Bensalem Wednesday struck and killed a 16-year-old girl crossing the street to catch her school bus, police said. Police say the motorist -— whom they did not identify or charge -— drove his 1984...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North
    Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South...
  • New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus

    New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus
    NEW HAVEN — A 14-year-old girl driving a car hit two cars before hitting a bus at Whalley and Sherman avenues midday Tuesday, police said. Officers had been called to the area on reports of a car hitting a school bus. The driver of the car was a...