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  • Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing

     Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing
    In the sea of New York City commuters rushing through Grand Central Terminal at the end of the day, they were just five faces among the thousands. Three worked in finance, one worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the fifth was a research...
  • 'Like daggers': Did the electrified third rail's design make New York train wreck deadlier?

    It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design...
  • New Jersey may start selling merchandise with turnpike logo

    Would your morning commute be a little better if you were drinking coffee from an official New Jersey Turnpike travel mug? Would paying tolls be a little less of a task if you could reach in to a genuine Garden State Parkway purse for a quarter to throw...
  • Did The Electrified Third Rail Make Train Wreck Deadlier?

    VALHALLA, N.Y. — It was a hellish scenario that investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 39-foot pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether...
  • Did Electrified Third Rail Make Metro-North Train Wreck Deadlier?

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) - It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's...
  • Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track
    The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation. Its annual passenger load of 7.4 million is surpassed only by that of the northeast corridor...
  • U.S. 1 work in Delray to finish this summer

    U.S. 1 work in Delray to finish this summer
    Q: How long is the mess that is northbound Federal Highway through Delray Beach going to go on? Tom Brown, Delray Beach A: The work, which stretches from just south of Southeast 10th Street to just north of George Bush Boulevard, is set to be...
  • Chicago mayoral candidates use the 'L' to promote their platforms

    Chicago mayoral candidates use the 'L' to promote their platforms
    For the last few weeks, Chicago mayoral candidates have been putting the "L" in "election." With varying degrees of frequency, the five mayoral candidates are turning up at train stations to shake the hands of potential voters ahead of the Feb. 24...
  • Winter weather advisory in effect through noon Tuesday

    Winter weather advisory in effect through noon Tuesday
    A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service will remain in effect through noon Tuesday. The advisory predicts Southeast Virginia could get up to an inch of snow, although meteorologists said areas from Richmond to the Peninsula...
  • Throngs of New York commuters rush home as blizzard intensifies

    As a powerful blizzard barreled toward the Northeast, commuters were learning the hard way that it was becoming more difficult to get anywhere from here. For a region that lives on its roads and mass transit, the late afternoon and evening hours of...
  • I-84 Viaduct Replacement: The Public's Chance To Speak Is Now

    I-84 Viaduct Replacement: The Public's Chance To Speak Is Now
    Replacing the Kennedy-era elevated highways above Hartford could snarl traffic for years, possibly require taking land by eminent domain and cost up to a stunning $10.4 billion, planners say. At the same time, the project offers the promise of...