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  • Traffic: No MARC train, commuter bus service due to inclement weather

    Traffic: No MARC train, commuter bus service due to inclement weather
    The Maryland Transit Administration on Thursday said that due to a winter storm that is expected to produce up to 10 inches of snow in the area, MARC train and commuter bus services have been canceled. MTA said that the decision to cancel commuter bus...
  • Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away

    Delayed turnpike projects coming back, but relief from traffic jams still years away
    Years ago, Florida's Turnpike had big plans to improve the highway in Palm Beach County. But those plans were dropped as the economy weakened and toll revenues slipped. Now commuters are feeling the crunch as they idle in traffic jams. Drivers commuting...
  • Evening commute slow as city prepares for snow

    Evening commute slow as city prepares for snow
    Rush-hour traffic was backed up in Baltimore Wednesday night as commuters hurried home before a storm that is anticipated to drop between 6 and 8 inches of snow and ice on the area Thursday. The precipitation should start at about 10 p.m. in the form of...
  • Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday

    Ice could impact evening commute; winter storm watch for Thursday
    A winter weather advisory is in effect through Tuesday night's commute, and a winter storm watch is meanwhile posted warning of the potential for 5 inches of snow Thursday. Up to half an inch of snow and sleet and a tenth of an inch of ice is possible...
  • Evening commute: Snow emergency plan declared in county, workers salt roads

    Evening commute: Snow emergency plan declared in county, workers salt roads
    Several Baltimore-area schools systems and governments dismissed early Tuesday, and transportation workers began salting roads around noon, in anticipation of another bout of freezing rain forecast in the evening. Public schools in Baltimore City and...
  • The commuter shuffle: Shovel out, ditch car, wait for train

    The commuter shuffle: Shovel out, ditch car, wait for train
    Commuters shuffled through the Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday morning, bundled against the snow and cold and many of them running late because of delays and cancellations on Metra lines. Lynette Russell arrived at Ogilvie after traveling from...
  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • U.S. 1 work in Delray to finish this summer

    U.S. 1 work in Delray to finish this summer
    Q: How long is the mess that is northbound Federal Highway through Delray Beach going to go on? Tom Brown, Delray Beach A: The work, which stretches from just south of Southeast 10th Street to just north of George Bush Boulevard, is set to be...
  • For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season

    For Year-Round Bicycle Commuters, Winter Is Just Another Season
    Nothing seemed out of the ordinary to the half-dozen bicycle riders who filtered into Maddie's in East Hartford on a Friday in February for their monthly breakfast gathering. It's a convenient and friendly spot, as most of them work as engineers across...
  • 1/3 inch of ice could affect Monday commute before warmer temps arrive

    1/3 inch of ice could affect Monday commute before warmer temps arrive
    A weekend storm left a third of an inch of ice in parts of the Baltimore area that could affect the Monday morning commute before temperatures rise in the afternoon, the National Weather Service said. A cold front should pass through in the morning,...
  • City to break ground on Loop express bus system in March

    City to break ground on Loop express bus system in March
    After months of delays, the city will break ground next month on an express bus system in the Loop that is expected to reduce bus commute times and improve bus reliability, according to Mayor Emanuel’s office. With March only days away and on...