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  • Women feel no safer in Delhi, two years after notorious gang rape

    On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections. A...
  • Metra unveils plan to curb Union Station crowding

    Metra unveils plan to curb Union Station crowding
    Metra unveiled a new strategy Tuesday to block direct access to Union Station's cramped south concourse and reroute customers to a more spacious waiting area during service disruptions and special events. The plan calls primarily for using Amtrak...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER A foggy start to the morning commute today, otherwise, it'll be a sunny day with temperatures hitting a high of 52, and a low of 30 overnight. There is a 5 percent chance of precipitation today. Hold your hats! Blustery winds out of the west...
  • Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup

    Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup
    All northbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Jessup is closed at Assateague Drive due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in...
  • Malloy Tours Busway, Says Developers Eager To Build Nearby

    Malloy Tours Busway, Says Developers Eager To Build Nearby
    Cruising from one end of the CTfastrak busway to the other aboard bus 4401 Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicted that central Connecticut commuters will embrace the new transit system after it opens March 28. Malloy, who has a fair amount of his...
  • California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right

    California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right
    No one likes mass transit more than me, and trains are my favorite form of it. They're good for the environment, they are fun to ride, and you zip right past all the planet-killing motorists sitting in traffic. But urban planners often fall short when...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER A sunny Thursday is in the forecast today with temperatures hitting a high of 43, and then falling to a chilly 30 overnight. There is a 2 percent chance of precipitation with snappy winds out of the west northwest at 20 to 35 mph.  Brrrrrr! ...
  • Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station

     Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station
    A multibillion-dollar rehabilitation of Chicago's iconic Union Station is on the drawing board, including plans to improve access by reconfiguring train concourses and eliminating a confusing layout for ramps and escalators. But as planners ponder a...
  • Just when drivers think congestion couldn't get any worse

     Just when drivers think congestion couldn't get any worse
    As if congestion isn't quite horrible enough all by itself in Chicago, drivers last week endured protests blocking traffic on Lake Shore Drive and other roads, rush-hour sign-repair work causing gridlock on the Kennedy Expressway and gapers' block backups...
  • Rain, Ice Forecast For Tuesday Morning Commute

    Rain, Ice Forecast For Tuesday Morning Commute
    A flood watch is in effect for Connecticut Tuesday, as a storm dumps 1 -3 inches of rain. Some of the rain with be mixed with ice, just in time for the morning commute, said FOX CT Meteorologist Joe Furey. The flood watch will be in effect in Hartford,...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Keep the old umbrella handy because showers are forecast for the late afternoon. Temperatures will hit a high of 39 under largely cloudy skies. Tonight, expect a low of 36 and a chance of freezing rain overnight. Winds will be 6 to 12 mph and...