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  • Yearlong CTA train reroutes for Wilson station work begin Monday

    Yearlong CTA train reroutes for Wilson station work begin Monday
    Fard Muhammad, of Evanston, is preparing for stop-and-go traffic Monday morning on his ride to work—not on the roads to his Loop job, but on the CTA tracks. Muhammad, who takes the Purple Line Express from Evanston into the Loop in the mornings to...
  • Boston commuter rail company apologizes for poor performance

    The company that runs the MBTA's commuter rail service has issued an apology to riders for its poor performance this winter. Keolis Commuter Services took out a full page ad in The Boston Globe on Thursday to issue a mea culpa for slow, delayed and...
  • Traffic: No MARC train, commuter bus service due to inclement weather

    Traffic: No MARC train, commuter bus service due to inclement weather
    The Maryland Transit Administration on Thursday said that due to a winter storm that is expected to produce up to 10 inches of snow in the area, MARC train and commuter bus services have been canceled. MTA said that the decision to cancel commuter bus...
  • Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away

    Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away
    Years ago, Florida's Turnpike had big plans to improve the highway in Palm Beach County. But those plans were dropped as the economy weakened and toll revenues slipped. Now commuters are feeling the crunch as they idle in traffic jams. Drivers commuting...
  • Evening commute slow as city prepares for snow

    Evening commute slow as city prepares for snow
    Rush-hour traffic was backed up in Baltimore Wednesday night as commuters hurried home before a storm that is anticipated to drop between 6 and 8 inches of snow and ice on the area Thursday. The precipitation should start at about 10 p.m. in the form of...
  • Large pothole damages several cars on New Jersey Turnpike

    State police say several cars were damaged when they struck a large pothole that developed on the New Jersey Turnpike during the morning commute. The pot hole, which was about 3-feet wide, apparently developed around 6 a.m. Wednesday near milemarker 117....
  • Fast-moving storm dumps snow in parts of Upper Midwest

    A fast-moving storm dumped several inches of snow across the Upper Midwest on Tuesday, making travel treacherous in some areas and leading to at least several traffic-related fatalities. The storm dropped up to 6.5 inches of snow in western Minnesota,...
  • Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday

    Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday
    A winter weather advisory is in effect through Tuesday night's commute, and a winter storm watch is meanwhile posted warning of the potential for 5 inches of snow Thursday. Up to half an inch of snow and sleet and a tenth of an inch of ice is possible...
  • MBTA considering options to compensate riders for snow woes

    The Boston-area public transit agency outlined several options Tuesday for compensating passengers who endured weeks of delays, cancellations and system-wide shutdowns as more than 8 feet of snow battered the region. The possibilities ranged from...
  • Evening commute: Snow emergency plan declared in county, workers salt roads

    Evening commute: Snow emergency plan declared in county, workers salt roads
    Several Baltimore-area schools systems and governments dismissed early Tuesday, and transportation workers began salting roads around noon, in anticipation of another bout of freezing rain forecast in the evening. Public schools in Baltimore City and...
  • Boston commuter rail system operator fined over snow delays

    The company that operates the state's commuter rail system has been fined more than $434,000 after nearly two-thirds of the trains were late or canceled during the heavy snowfalls that pounded the region last month, transit officials said Monday....