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  • State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator

    State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator
    State officials approved the sale of a 346,000-square-foot pier in Canton to Rukert Terminals Corp., a private terminal operator with an established footprint in Baltimore shipping. The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, as "Pier 1" and its surrounding...
  • 160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
  • Man accused of threatening CTA employees at Red Line stations

    Man accused of threatening CTA employees at Red Line stations
    A Chicago man was accused of threatening two CTA employees at separate Red Line stations after he was arrested at the Grand Avenue station for shouting death threats at a K-9 unit, according to court records. Ricardo Woods, 30, of the 7900 block of...
  • GOP rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari trade shots in radio debate

    Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, the leading Republicans vying for the chance to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, clashed Thursday in a scrappy debate that highlighted the split between the tea party and establishment factions of the state GOP....
  • U.S. wants to raise recall penalties

    U.S. wants to raise recall penalties
    The Obama administration's latest transportation bill aims to sharpen federal penalties for automakers that drag their feet on recalls, increasing fines to nearly nine times the current amount. That could change the way automakers issue recalls, as well...
  • GM recalls 2.7 million cars in five separate recalls

    GM recalls 2.7 million cars in five separate recalls
    General Motors said Thursday it was recalling about 2.7 million cars in five separate safety recalls.  1. The largest recall involves 2,440,524 sedans including model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6...
  • Santa Monica's rail transit misstep

    Many years ago, I made the acquaintance of a transportation expert who educated me on certain axioms of the trade. We are watching one of the lessons I learned play out in Hollywood and in Santa Monica. ("Santa Monica City Council scraps Bergamot...
  • Flood warnings in effect as rain departs

    Flood warnings in effect as rain departs
    Flood warnings are in effect across the region through Friday afternoon, though rain tapered off by midday. A coastal flood advisory is in effect along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, with high tides expected to be 2 feet above normal Friday...
  • Proposal for walkway over downtown L.A. homeless camp stirs debate

    Proposal for walkway over downtown L.A. homeless camp stirs debate
    A well-known developer in downtown Los Angeles is fighting to erect a pedestrian bridge between two apartment buildings, saying it would protect future residents from a nearby homeless encampment. Geoffrey H. Palmer, whose company is known for the...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region

    Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region
    Nearly 2 inches of rain fell across the region Thursday night into Friday morning, canceling some races at Pimlico Race Course, closing roads and disrupting rail travel. At Pimlico, all six turf races scheduled for Black-Eyed Susan Day were moved to...