| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:32 PM
A Metrolink train fatally struck a person in Santa Ana about 5:45 p.m., leading to the temporary closure of both tracks at the Grand Avenue crossing and affecting service of several trains in the area, a transit agency spokesman said.
The victim was...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said.
MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:38 PM
State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters.
The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Amtrak trains to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport were halted for more than an hour Sunday night after police found a suspicious package at the station.
Maryland Transportation Authority police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Green...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Your editorial "Amtrak's vulnerability" (May 13) was much needed. Those of us who regularly ride the rails between Baltimore and New York depend on rail service. Even Joe Biden, as a Senator, depended on the Northeast trains to Wilmington and voted to...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
A severely deteriorated stretch of Interstate Highway 55 in DuPage and Cook counties would be resurfaced, along with a portion of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago and Skokie Highway in Lake County under a six-year state highway improvement plan announced...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The remarkable vintage photographs of Union Station's opening in 1939 show the streets and sidewalks around the new building packed with a huge and expectant crowd. Those of the interior reveal a vast, high-ceilinged waiting room, with impeccably...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Meb Keflezighi became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades on Monday, the first running of the race since last year's fatal bombing attack.
Keflezighi, who was born in Eritrea but is now a U.S. citizen, set an official...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:07 AM
A four-vehicle collision with injury in Towson on Interstate 83 North prior to the Baltimore Beltway has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:36 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
| May 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As Union Station prepares to celebrate its 75thanniversary on Saturday, attention should turn to its British-born architect.
Know his name? Few do. It’s John B. Parkinson, whose works are sprinkled around Los Angeles. Like many passengers who have...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
For the second time in as many days a car crash has stopped a train in its tracks, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
The collision happened around 4:25 p.m. Wednesday at Northeast 38th Street and N. Dixie Highway, investigators said.