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Transportation

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  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...
  • Delays on UP North Line after derailment

    Delays on UP North Line after derailment
    Delays were running as long as 20 minutes on Metra's Union Pacific North Line this morning after a train derailed Sunday evening, according to Metra officials. No passengers were on Train 826 when it derailed close to a train yard near Waukegan, Metra...
  • For some authors, it's a tour de farce

    For some authors, it's a tour de farce
    When Baltimore writer Rafael Alvarez was driving around the country peddling his books, he sold a collection of his newspaper articles and short stories to a drunken farmer in a men's room outside Memphis, Tenn. He's spent countless nights sleeping in his...
  • Shifting gears on bike patrol

    Shifting gears on bike patrol
    Chuck Trendle was pretending to be a man drinking a beer along the lakefront trail—harmless, but still breaking the law. When two police officers approached him on their bicycles to write him a ticket, he ran. The police chased him, cornered him...
  • Middle River becoming parking lot for boats

    Middle River becoming parking lot for boats
    This city that hails itself as the Venice of America may be a victim of its own success. Out on the Middle River, south of Sunrise Boulevard and the Galleria mall, boaters have found a perfect spot to drop anchor and enjoy the Florida sunshine. But...
  • New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon

    New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon
    Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future. A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
  • CTA holding Red Line extension open house

    CTA holding Red Line extension open house
    The CTA is holding an open house Tuesday about its $2.3 billion proposal to extend the Red Line from 95th Street to 130th Street. The agency is looking to build four new stations near 103rd, 111th, 116th and 130th streets along Union Pacific Railroad...
  • Boca Raton mayor launches idea for second city boat ramp

    Boca Raton mayor launches idea for second city boat ramp
    People who boat from Boca could soon have a second spot to access the water. Boca Mayor Susan Haynie said she envisions a second ramp at Lake Wyman Park, which is 1.5 miles north of the current ramp Silver Palm Park along the Intracoastal Waterway....
  • Company creates Belmont shuttle service

    Company creates Belmont shuttle service
    Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow ... Black Line? A private company has created Blackline, a shuttle service from Belmont Avenue and Sheridan Road to Monroe and Franklin streets that is scheduled to begin regular service May 19....
  • Search underway for four Sacramento men after boat capsizes

    Search underway for four Sacramento men after boat capsizes
    Recovery efforts were underway for four missing men presumed dead after their speedboat capsized Saturday in Folsom Lake east of Sacramento, officials said Monday. Dive teams were using underwater robots and sonar to search for the missing Sacramento-...
  • City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th

    City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th
    Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter. Make that 17. One entry on the...