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  • Traxx, a dining spot with a cosmopolitan outlook

    Traxx, a dining spot with a cosmopolitan outlook
    On a summer night, regulars at Traxx in Union Station know to ask for a table in the beautiful garden patio out back where tables are set under towering old jacarandas. With lanterns hanging from the trees in the broad grassy courtyard, and the landmark...
  • Luxury party train between SoCal and Vegas: En route in 2013?

    Luxury party train between SoCal and Vegas: En route in 2013?
    Travelers headed to Las Vegas for some weekend fun may soon be able to begin their debauchery five hours earlier, if a proposed passenger train line between Southern California and Sin City materializes as planned next year. Las Vegas Railway Express...
  • Common goes West

    Common goes West
    Rapper-turned-movie-actor Common wasn't looking for a TV role, but something about Elam Ferguson drew him to AMC's new Western "Hell on Wheels." "I hadn't seen any material written this great for a black character, especially of this time period, and I...
  • Metrolink's commitment to safety reforms comes under scrutiny

    Within weeks of a commuter rail disaster in Chatsworth last fall, Metrolink engineers twice did the same thing that is suspected to have led to the deadly head-on collision with a freight train: They ran through red signal lights warning them to stop,...
  • A spectacular salute to the Iron Horse

     A spectacular salute to the Iron Horse
    Chicago Railroad Fair was a months-long, over-the-top, "make no small plans," World's Fair-like lakefront exposition celebrating all things train. In hopes of drumming up interest in his infant railroad — a long-shot gamble — William Ogden on...
  • Hidden Seattle Neighborhood Uncovered

    Hidden Seattle Neighborhood Uncovered
    Work is moving ahead to bring down the aging Alaskan Way ViaductÂ… but Department of Transportation crews found more than just dirt under part of their construction site. They've uncovered remnants of a forgotten Seattle neighborhood. Thursday,...
  • 4 Plans Compete To Provide L.A. to Vegas Train Service

    4 Plans Compete To Provide L.A. to Vegas Train Service
    LOS ANGELES -- Competition to provide passenger train service between Southern California and Las Vegas is heating up, even though the last such effort to carry fun-seekers across the Mojave Desert was derailed by a lack of customers. For years,...
  • Forgotten Seattle Neighborhood Could Shape Future

    Forgotten Seattle Neighborhood Could Shape Future
    The Department of Transportation started working on the southern portion of the viaduct replacement a few months ago. To build the new roadway, they have to run utility lines underground. That means digging into a forgotten Seattle neighborhood that's...
  • Quiet Zones Coming To Washington Avenue Corridor

    Quiet Zones Coming To Washington Avenue Corridor
    Sleepless nights could soon come to an end for people living along a stretch of the Washington corridor. A quiet zone will help silence train horns from sounding all hours of the day. Most of the time, Matt Provenzano has no problem communicating with...
  • Fire Destroys Printing Factory in Glendale

    ATWATER VILLAGE -- One woman was injured when a printing factory in Atwater Village went up in flames Sunday morning, said a city fire spokesperson. The blaze was called in about 9:41 a.m. at System Trade Printers, located at 4178 Chevy Chase Drive....
  • Two Railroad Co. to Install Crash Prevention Systems

    LOS ANGELES -- Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight railroad companies announced today they will install automated safety systems along shared tracks in the Los Angeles area by 2012. The announcement was made in response to the...