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  • Boating Times magazine launches in South Florida

    Boating Times magazine launches in South Florida
    A new boating magazine is debuting in South Florida, available monthly for free and focused on ways to make boating easier and more fun. Boating Times, first launched on New York's Long Island in 2007, will offer three separate editions for Miami-Dade,...
  • Suspicious packages shut down parts of Metro Red, Purple lines

    Suspicious packages shut down parts of Metro Red, Purple lines
    Service on Metro's Red and Purple lines was disrupted Thursday evening during the rush hour commute after the bomb squad was called to the tracks of a central Los Angeles subway station on reports of suspicious packages, authorities said. About 6 p.m.,...
  • Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police

    For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people. Then late last year, a white, rookie police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old black boy...
  • Drivers know I-4 hot spots but cannot avoid them

    Drivers know I-4 hot spots but cannot avoid them
    Talk to anyone who drives Interstate 4 on a regular basis, and he or she will tick off the most prominent spots where traffic backs up. The interchanges with State Road 408, Maitland Boulevard and Florida's Turnpike. The Fairbanks curve and the...
  • Don't Cry: Milk tanker overturns on I-70

    A milk tanker has overturned on eastbound Interstate 70, slowing the morning commute. Maryland State Police say the truck was overturned around 6:20 a.m. Wednesday in the Mount Airy area and was still affecting traffic nearly two hours later. Police say...
  • No video to help Amtrak probe _ despite NTSB recommendation

    Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It's...
  • McKeldin remade as traffic hurdle?

    McKeldin remade as traffic hurdle?
    I see the city boosters are drooling over the concept of a grassy, landscaped McKeldin Plaza ("New plan would transform McKeldin Plaza," May 13) that would seamlessly lead from the corner of Pratt and Light streets to Harborplace. Goodness, gracious, we...
  • Commuting has become a joke

    Commuting has become a joke
    Commuting has become a joke in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Traffic is getting heavier and heavier every day, and commuting becomes more stressful and time consuming, especially in Broward and Miami Dade Counties. Let's not talk about rush-hour...
  • Railroad president says things are improving after accidents

    The president of the nation's second-biggest commuter railroad told state lawmakers on Monday that progress is being made toward improving safety and reliability following a series of high-profile accidents and service disruptions two years ago....
  • Amtrak crash: Why positive train control is a negative for many railroads

    Amtrak crash: Why positive train control is a negative for many railroads
    The location may be near Philadelphia, but the story is tragically familiar to anyone in Southern California who commutes by rail: After a deadly derailment -- this one of an Amtrak train apparently traveling more than 100 miles per hour through a curve...
  • Orlando breaks ground on new Lymmo line for Parramore

    Orlando breaks ground on new Lymmo line for Parramore
    Local and federal officials hailed the latest expansion of Orlando's rapidly growing commuter-bus service Thursday, breaking ground on a new Lymmo line aimed at connecting the Parramore neighborhood to the heart of downtown. The Lime Line, expected to...