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  • Bed bugs invade New York City subways

    NEW YORK — Three New York City subway trains had to be fumigated after riders and staff spotted bedbugs in the cars, a transit spokesman said on Wednesday. The bedbugs were found on the N train, which links Brooklyn's Coney Island with lower and...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Saturday, June 28, 2014

    •A June 9 Washington Post story about an Irish home for unwed mothers incorrectly stated that the bodies of nearly 800 children were found in a septic tank. No bodies have been found in a tank. A historian believes the bodies are on the site based...
  • Firm with history of fraud gets $64 million tollway contract

    Firm with history of fraud gets $64 million tollway contract
    The Illinois Tollway on Thursday awarded a $64 million construction contract to a New York-based firm that admitted improper hiring practices and paid a $7.5 million penalty in connection with an alleged minority hiring scheme in that city. Judlau...
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two

    Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two
    Citing the financial strain of fare increases on low-income transit riders, a group of Los Angeles County transportation officials have drafted a plan that would temporarily halt a Metro proposal to raise fares on the bus and rail system three times...
  • Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe

    Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe
    One in five passengers on Metro trains and buses have recently felt unsafe due to sexual harassment or other forms of "unwanted sexual attention," according to new data.  A Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority survey of nearly 20,000...
  • Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery

    Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery
    In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters. Staffers have spent...
  • Task force: Create superagency for transit

    Task force: Create superagency for transit
    In what would be the biggest reshaping of the Chicago region’s bus and train system in 30 years, a Public Transit Task Force is recommending abolishing the Regional Transportation Authority and the boards of the CTA, Metra and Pace in favor of a new...
  • Feds slam New York's Metro-North rail line for poor safety

    The Metro-North Railroad, where at least five passengers and employees have been killed in less than a year, is plagued by shortfalls in safety operation, a stinging federal report said on Friday. The report, released by the Federal Railroad...