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  • State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties

    State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties
    During the evening rush hour, a section of Interstate 5 between the 710 and 605 freeways becomes a mosh pit of commuters as tens of thousands of vehicles outbound from L.A. squeeze from five lanes to four. The crush can last three hours or more and,...
  • Chicago Millennials drive less, but not as much as you think

    Chicago Millennials drive less, but not as much as you think
    When Noel Harvey moved from Roscoe Village to Avalon Park during the holidays, he had an extra jingle in his step. Harvey, 23, had been riding the CTA No. 50-Damen bus to commute to his sales job in North Center on the North Side, but he traded his...
  • CTA to test late-night Purple Line Express train

    CTA to test late-night Purple Line Express train
    After years of riders asking to extend Purple Line Express service beyond morning and evening rush hours, the CTA will be testing a late-night train this summer, the transit agency officials said this week. Expanding the hours for Purple Line trains...
  • New England digs out from another storm, but forecasters warn of more snow later in week

    More than 2 feet of fresh snow piled up in parts of New England on Monday, breaking records set during the Blizzard of 1978 and testing the patience of officials and commuters as forecasters warned of more winter misery later in the week. The latest...
  • Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated

    Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated
    Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10: WEATHER There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. and it’s there for a good reason. Overnight freezing rain, sleet and snow have left many of the area&...
  • Lessons learned while commuting to work on a bike

    Lessons learned while commuting to work on a bike
    Cold is better than heat and heat is preferable to rain, though the end result between heat and rain often is the same – a wet body. Cool is without a doubt the best. That's one of the lessons I've learned as I near the end of my first year...
  • Another winter storm batters, frustrates Northeast

    Another winter storm batters, frustrates Northeast
    Snow is falling yet again on New England and portions of New York state, threatening to bring up to 1 to 2 feet to some areas and making the first commutes of the workweek potentially hazardous. The National Weather Service issued winter storm...
  • Another snowstorm threatens to clobber New England, may bring up to 2 feet to Boston area

    Winter-weary New England braced Sunday for another round of snow that threatened to bear down on the region into the workweek and pile up to 2 feet in some areas. As light snow began falling by the afternoon, drivers were warned to stay off the roads and...
  • Raise gas tax to fix highways, and ultimately, the economy

    Raise gas tax to fix highways, and ultimately, the economy
    The remarkable economic gains from America's energy boom — consumer savings from cheap oil and natural gas, a revival of domestic manufacturing and an upswing in jobs and revenue — will be squandered if something isn't done soon about the...
  • 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...