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  • High-speed rail: An opportunity to make L.A. transit more seamless

    To the editor: The California High-Speed Rail Authority has at last shown some common sense in expediting construction of the Burbank-Palmdale segment. On a project of this size and scope, it was always crucial to prioritize building segments that could provide useful transportation on their own while the rest of the system gets built. ("Building L.A. County segment would accelerate bullet train project," Editorial, July 6)
  • Grain shipments backlogged by railroads

    Farmers and grain elevator operators are worried about millions of bushels of corn and soybeans from 2013 that still haven't shipped, even as this year's crop is in the ground. An overburdened rail system has backlogged grain car orders and delayed grain...

    Allentown railroad sinkhole slows train traffic

    A small sinkhole opened up along a Norfolk Southern tracks in south Allentown on Wednesday night, forcing the railroad company to slow train traffic. The sinkhole was reported 7:25 p.m. near 28th Street SW, at the tracks between Lehigh Street and...

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...

    Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary

    Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary
    If you're a senior about to shove off on your vacation, here are a few notes on the current state of senior travel. AIRLINES. Forget any special senior deals. The only airline with meaningful senior fares is Southwest, and its senior fares are good deals...