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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...

    Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24

    Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24
    Riders of MARC passenger trains through Baltimore should now expect delays from emergency work in the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel to last until Dec. 24, the Maryland Transit Administration said Wednesday. The emergency work was announced earlier this...

    Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator pleads guilty to accepting bribes

    Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator pleads guilty to accepting bribes
    A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he took $90,000 in bribes. Barry Stephen Robinson, 65, of Accokeek, pleaded guilty to two counts of bribery, and one...

    Map of census data shows Chicagoans' transit habits

    Map of census data shows Chicagoans' transit habits
    Chicagoans are more likely to walk to work when they live downtown and in Hyde Park; take the CTA when they're coming from Lakeview or Bucktown; and drive when they're coming from virtually everywhere else. That's according to a map of 2013 census...