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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...

    Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle. Near the farming town of Goodwell, federal...

    Voice of the People, Apr. 20

    Easter renewal It would be good for us to consider that Easter is not, or at least should not be, an exclusively Christian celebration. The ultimate purpose of Jesus Christ's ministry was to save humanity from the terrors of sin and death. It should be...

    Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt

    Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt
    Metro Red Line service was delayed late Friday when a man jumped in front of a train in what officials called a suicide attempt. A witness at the Hollywood/Western Station said the man was dragged 20 yards but survived. He had a large gash on his head...