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  • Metro-North To Run Off-Peak Trains Every Half Hour To NYC

    Metro-North To Run Off-Peak Trains Every Half Hour To NYC
    NEW HAVEN — Metro-North riders who've been stuck waiting an hour for an off-peak train will get relief in November when the railroad starts running trains every half hour throughout the day and evening on its New Haven line. Passengers on the...
  • Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...
  • Rollover causes headache for morning commuters on turnpike

    A box truck flipped over and blocked the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike on Tuesday, causing a major traffic tie-up during the morning commute. The crash shut down northbound lanes just before Glades Road about 8 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol...
  • Enforcing the rules would help lessen dangers of bike lanes

    I have been a bike commuter in Chicago and elsewhere for more than five years and a fitness instructor for more than 15. While I was initially thrilled when dedicated bike lines started popping up around the city, I’ve determined they are actually...
  • Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

    Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?
    Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...
  • Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains

    Metra eases policy restricting bikes on trains
    Easing its bicycle policy, Metra is making it more convenient for customers who ride as part of their commutes or when special events are held Downtown, officials said Tuesday. The first change will allow commuters to bring bikes on early morning...
  • New York terror threat boosts commuter security

    NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the metropolitan area remains under threat of terrorist attack, and that commuters will see an increased security presence in the city and at transit points as a result. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov....
  • Bad weather causes traffic accidents, delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Stormy conditions caused several traffic accidents in Fort Lauderdale during rush hour Monday, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy C. Heiser said. Although there were significant road delays, those involved suffered only minor injuries,...
  • Dozier, hindsight, and patriotism: Letters

    'I wished I would [die]' When I was 5 years old, I stood on the corner of Orange Avenue and Church Street and sold the Orlando Evening Star newspaper. It was a nickel back then. I graduated to a paper route in Azalea Park. That was 68 years ago. I...
  • Allentown faces tight deadline to sync stoplights with arena traffic

    It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four. That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...