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  • Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cut

    Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cut
    As California's bullet train officials begin to lay plans for the system's Los Angeles segment, a major technical issue is coming under close scrutiny: incompatibility between the sleek, high-speed electric trains and the region's older, diesel-powered...
  • Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake

    Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake
    Metra’s North Central Service line is delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Grayslake during the evening rush hour commute Friday. Outbound train No. 109 hit an unoccupied vehicle in Grayslake at 5:50 p.m., said Tom...
  • Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report

    Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report
    About 120,000 train travelers pass through Chicago's Union Station every day, and although there are four public washroom areas in the terminal, many visitors say these aren't nearly enough. "Using the trains this summer, it was really apparent that...
  • Mailbag: Canyon traffic is not a summer issue

    Re. the Dec. 5 article, "Funds for canyon traffic study Okd," (Dec. 5), Council members Steve Dicterow and Toni Iseman are spot-on correct to focus on the nonsummer traffic issues on Laguna Canyon Road. Summer will always be congested and that mostly...
  • Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California

    Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California
    A major storm pummeled California and the Pacific Northwest on Thursday with heavy rain and high winds, killing one man, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes, disrupting flights and prompting schools to close. Some 240 departing and incoming...
  • Gleaming new transportation hub reflects O.C.'s embrace of public transit

    Gleaming new transportation hub reflects O.C.'s embrace of public transit
    While Los Angeles over the last decade has invested heavily in new rail systems, Orange County has largely kept its eyes on the road — widening freeways, improving traffic flow, building better interchanges. But this week, commuters got their...
  • Motorcycle deputy in crash on Topanga; morning traffic snarled

    Motorcycle deputy in crash on Topanga; morning traffic snarled
    A main traffic artery to Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu was closed for the bulk of Wednesday morning’s commute after a traffic accident involving a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy on a motorcycle. The crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. in...
  • Shuttle to start Monday between Maitland SunRail stop and Maitland Center

    Shuttle to start Monday between Maitland SunRail stop and Maitland Center
    Starting next week, SunRail commuters who get off at the Maitland stop will be able to hop on a van to take them to the Maitland Center office complex, where thousands of people work. The SunRail commuter train on Monday will begin offering a van for...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for  Tuesday
    Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know to get your Tuesday morning off to a great start: WEATHER This morning’s  weather forecast is quite capricious and depends on where you live. North and northwest of the city there will be...
  • Los Angeles mega-fire: Federal team set to investigate

    Los Angeles mega-fire: Federal team set to investigate
    A federal team is set to undertake the investigation into the massive fire in downtown Los Angeles that caused millions of dollars in damage and shut down the 110 Freeway for several hours Monday. The team is made up of specialized arson investigators...
  • Students walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision

    Students walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision
    High school and college students ditched classes Monday in several U.S. cities to protest against a decision not to indict a Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August. Anger has continued to swell over the long Thanksgiving...