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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...

    Professor's rare collection of artifacts hits auction block

    On the way back from one of his many buying trips at a New York auction house, Lehigh professor Robert Williamson often would stroll through the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a century-old artifact under his arm, before walking or busing back to his...

    Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashes

    A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings. The Federal Railroad Administration...

    LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

    A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries. The Metro Expo Line train was...