| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:55 PM
A snowplow that became stuck on railroad tracks in Wheaton stopped trains on Metra's Union Pacific-West Line for a little less than a hour, according to the agency.
The plow is believed to have turned over onto the tracks near College Avenue about 7 p....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It has been called the last of the giant freight locomotives, a lumbering behemoth known as the “Big Boy 4014.” For half a century it has been on display at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona, drawing railroad buffs from around...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:53 AM
A 59-year-old North Hollywood man was struck and killed by a freight train not far from Bob Hope Airport, police said Sunday....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:23 AM
W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, builds the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Transportation officials are scheduled to unveil a safety measure Monday morning designed to keep trains from colliding even in case of human error....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:14 AM
A Pacific Union freight train clipped a big-rig truck in Montebello on Tuesday morning, sending it careening into an auto body shop and causing delays for commuters using the Riverside train line....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River.
On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:10 PM
"Big Brother" tackled the controversy surrounding some of its contestants head-on on Sunday's episode, airing the controversial racist comments that had previously aired only on the show's online live stream.
A segment of the episode focused on...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The Times' architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne, wrote Wednesday that the Los Angeles River is "the last great source of new green space in Los Angeles, a city notoriously short on parks."
Efforts are underway to transform the river -- some...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a crew transportation services provider, announced plans Monday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2015.
The Evansville-headquartered company, which recently acquired Coach America's...