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  • MBTA considering options to compensate riders for snow woes

    The Boston-area public transit agency outlined several options Tuesday for compensating passengers who endured weeks of delays, cancellations and system-wide shutdowns as more than 8 feet of snow battered the region. The possibilities ranged from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boston commuter rail system operator fined over snow delays

    The company that operates the state's commuter rail system has been fined more than $434,000 after nearly two-thirds of the trains were late or canceled during the heavy snowfalls that pounded the region last month, transit officials said Monday....
  • 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,...
  • Icy weather delays federal government opening in DC

    The federal government is delaying the opening of offices in the Washington region, where icy roads and sidewalks are creating a slippery morning commute. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says the government is open Monday, but employees can...
  • Toll roads pitched as alternative during I-4 construction

    Toll roads pitched as alternative during I-4 construction
    When a truck driver crashed last month on the infamous Fairbanks curve of Interstate 4, his tractor trailer burst into flames and nearly eight hours passed before for the nearly mile-long backup was cleared. Imagine that scenario occurring this summer,...
  • Scores demand that Elgin-Huntley-Rockford Amtrak plan be put back on the rails

    The planned train even has a name — the Black Hawk. But will the long-debated Amtrak service from Chicago through Elgin, Huntley and Belvidere into Rockford and eventually Dubuque ever become reality? When new Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his cost-...
  • Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

    Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns
    The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns.  Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'

    Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'
    Good Morning, Baltimore: here's what yoou need to know for Friday WEATHER Snow showers are a possibility this morning with flurries in the afternoon. It’s going to be cold today with the mercury hitting a high of 28 with an overnight low of 14. ...
  • CEO: Commuter rail system back to full service by March 30

    The head of the French company that operates Massachusetts' commuter rail system apologized for the breakdowns and delays that have plagued the system after a series of storms dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the region and vowed that full service would...