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  • Federal agency launches app to aid rail-crossing safety

    Federal agency launches app to aid rail-crossing safety
    Less than a month after a fiery train derailment in Rosedale, the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday launched a smartphone mobile application to provide safety information about more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings. The free app, Rail...
  • Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver

    Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver
    The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
  • Metro-North Rail Safety Can't Wait

    The derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport on May 17, which injured 70 people, focused attention on the safety of commuter rail traffic in Connecticut. The death of a track worker in West Haven just 11 days later is a sobering...
  • 'Resort fee' popping up on ever more hotel bills

    'Resort fee' popping up on ever more hotel bills
    So you finally grasp the fees many airlines charge for things such as extra suitcases and added legroom? Well, before you fly off on vacation this summer, be aware there's at least one more surcharge many travelers face once they reach their destination:...
  • MetLife Blimp Arrives For Travelers Championship

    MetLife Blimp Arrives For Travelers Championship
    A dozen miles north of the TPC River Highlands golf course, the MetLife blimp's pilot, Charlie Smith, requests permission for his crew to pull the 128-foot-long airship to a grassy runway at Hartford-Brainard Airport. "Snoopy One, proceed on course....
  • Leader Editorial: Station will help brighten airport's future

    With some fanfare Friday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Bob Hope Airport-Hollywood Way Metrolink Station, which, if all goes according to plan, will be ready in 2015 to deliver passengers to the airport from the Santa Clarita, Antelope...
  • Bradley Delays More Fun Thanks To Newest Bars, Restaurants

    Bradley Delays More Fun Thanks To Newest Bars, Restaurants
    Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
  • Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations

    Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations
    An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month....
  • Truck driver said he slowed, looked before Rosedale train crash

    Truck driver said he slowed, looked before Rosedale train crash
    The trash truck driver who police said caused the train derailment in Rosedale that triggered a fire and explosion said he slowed and looked as he approached the tracks but never saw or heard the CSX locomotive bearing down on him. John Alban Jr. told a...
  • 83 Asiana victims file legal papers against Boeing, cite malfunction

    83 Asiana victims file legal papers against Boeing, cite malfunction
    Eighty-three of the passengers who were on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport took steps to sue the aircraft’s manufacturer, Boeing, a law firm representing the passengers announced Tuesday. A...
  • Asiana Airlines drops plan to sue TV station over fake crew names

    Asiana Airlines announced Wednesday it would not pursue the legal action it had promised against a Bay Area TV station that aired incorrect, racially insensitive names of pilots on the plane that crashed in San Francisco. The airline previously said its...