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  • Amtrak train breaks down in Aberdeen, causes delays

    Amtrak train breaks down in Aberdeen, causes delays
    Trains were delayed by more than an hour Wednesday when an Amtrak train to Boston broke down in Aberdeen, officials said. The 284 passengers aboard Train 178, which left D.C. at 4:05 p.m., eventually switched trains to continue north, according to an...
  • Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]

    Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]
    Kudos to Japan Rail and its promoters in the U.S. for their ingenuity and persistence in advancing the fortunes of magnetic levitation rail along the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C. to New York ("Billions lined up for 'maglev,'" Sept. 4). As...
  • Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now

    Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now
    So, first question: If you could travel to the nation's capital from Baltimore in 15 minutes by super-fast train, would you? Sure you would. You'd give it a try at least once, if only to brag that you had achieved land speed of 300 mph. It would be a...
  • CSX: 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Denied Access Twice Before Crash

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Railroad operator CSX Transportation has filed a cross claim against the filmmakers behind "Midnight Rider," contending that the company twice denied them permission to film on train tracks where a Feb. 20 accident killed Sarah...
  • Downtown L.A. streetcar line cost estimate is shaved by $55 million

    Downtown L.A. streetcar line cost estimate is shaved by $55 million
    Building a streetcar line in downtown Los Angeles may cost about $55 million less than officials had previously said — an estimate that has buoyed the spirits of the project's boosters, including City Councilman Jose Huizar. But the lower price...
  • LAX FlyAway bus service to and from Hollywood starts today

    LAX FlyAway bus service to and from Hollywood starts today
    The popular low-cost FlyAway bus to Los Angeles International Airport is launching a new route to Hollywood today, a little more than a month after expanding service to Santa Monica. Buses on the new route will operate hourly from 5:15 a.m. to 10:15 p....
  • Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary]

    Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary]
    Baltimore City elicits genuine pride from its residents. Every neighborhood is unique, and generations of families have stayed here because they were not willing to give up on this great city. After decades of population decline, Baltimore is finally...
  • History shows Red Line would devastate Canton, Fells Point [Letter]

    History shows Red Line would devastate Canton, Fells Point [Letter]
    The article "City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion" (Aug. 26) was disturbing. As one who was born and raised in the area, I remember well the many trains moving along Fleet Street and Aliceanna Streets when automobile...
  • Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

    Port suffers a setback  [Editorial]
    While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is...
  • Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

    Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects
    Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park. State and port officials...
  • State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists

    State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists
    State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will. With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the...