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  • Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff

    Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff
    Last week's derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Fairfield left dozens injured, tens of thousands inconvenienced and taxpayers footing the bill for millions of dollars in repairs. It also proved just how fragile our rail network is, as...
  • Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag

    Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag
    Getting Johnie's Coffee Shop named a historic landmark in Los Angeles was supposed to be easy as pie. In April, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the Googie-style diner at the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue for the...
  • 'Enemies Within' sheds light on NYPD's secret spying campaign

    What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • CTA banks on gift vending machine

    CTA banks on gift vending machine
    The CTA is banking that enough people want transit collectibles that it's now offering CTA gifts by vending machine. The CTA has sold $1,500 in merchandise from the gift vending machine the agency put in the lobby of its Near West Side headquarters in...
  • Towns Should Build On Their Transit Stops

    State officials gathered at the Stamford railroad station Thursday for the announcement of a major new development project called Station Place. The $500 million project, focused around the rail terminal, will include 600,000 square feet of commercial...
  • Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement

    Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement
    For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down. "I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
  • Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle

    Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle
    A black lab named Orlando quickly jumped to the tracks from a New York City subway platform after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando avoided serious injury when the train passed...
  • Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens

    Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens
    The Mulholland Drive Bridge, whose two-phased demolitions in 2011 and 2012 sparked fears of terrible traffic gridlocks widely known as “Carmageddon,” reopened Wednesday morning. County and state transportation officials removed the traffic...
  • Power Failure Halts Metro-North Service

    An electrical problem that forced Metro-North to suspend commuter rail service between Stamford and New York City on Wednesday could take weeks to repair, leaving limited service available to the 125,000 people who use the New Haven Line each day,...