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  • Chicago transit agency blamed for airport train derailment

    Chicago's transit agency shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a driver fell asleep and crashed a commuter train into a platform and up an escalator at O'Hare airport, federal investigators concluded Tuesday. And they warned that, without...
  • After long wait, 14 accident victims get promised money

    After long wait, 14 accident victims get promised money
    Matthew and Mark Robinson were in a crosswalk, heading to a minimart near their Kissimmee apartment, when they were hit by a bus. Mark, 12, crawled out from under it with a broken back, but his 10-year-old brother died. The Central Florida Regional...
  • $39.4 million bus contract vote delayed

    $39.4 million bus contract vote delayed
    Indian Prairie District 204 School Board on Monday postponed approving a three-year $39.4 million contract for bus service with low-bidder First Student until some financial discrepancies could be cleared up. The current five-year contract with First...
  • School Bus Involved In I-91 South Crash In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN - Three or four students suffered "very minor" injuries after a crash involving a school bus Tuesday afternoon on I-91 southbound between Exits 21 and 20, state police said. The bus had between 25 and 30 fourth grade students from Greenwich...
  • NICTD reviewing response to Monday accident

    NICTD reviewing response to Monday accident
    A spokesman for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District said it's assessing its response to a freight train accident Monday night that left South Shore Railroad commuters stranded for hours at the Kensington Metra station in Chicago. A shipping...
  • Children Injured In Glastonbury School Bus Crash

    GLASTONBURY — Numerous children were injured in a crash involving a school bus and a car Tuesday morning, police said. The injuries are minor, they said.  The collision happened about 10:20 a.m. at the intersection of Route 17 and Buttonball...
  • Long Beach Transit agrees to purchase electric buses

    The Long Beach Transit Board of Directors on Monday awarded an $11.7-million contract to Los Angeles-based BYD Motors Inc. to manufacture 10 battery-powered electric buses and charging systems. “The Long Beach Transit Board made a historic...
  • Pace holds public meeting on Milwaukee Avenue express bus service

    Pace holds public meeting on Milwaukee Avenue express bus service
    Residents of Niles, Chicago and other nearby areas got a chance to find out more about the upcoming Arterial Rapid Transit (ART) service along Milwaukee Avenue during an April 23 public meeting. Officially known as Pulse Milwaukee Line, the new...
  • NTSB to determine cause of CTA train accident at O'Hare

    The National Transportation Safety Board was meeting Tuesday to determine what caused a Chicago Transit Authority train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport last year. The dramatic derailment happened just before 3...
  • Metro-North's New Haven Line Breaks Ridership Record

    Metro-North's New Haven Line Breaks Ridership Record
    NEW HAVEN — With a 1.6 percent gain over 2013, Metro-North's New Haven line carried more riders in 2014 than in any year of its history, the railroad reported Monday. Fairfield County riders going to Manhattan jobs are still the largest single...
  • Officials: 2014 a banner year for Metro-North ridership

    More riders took Metro-North last year than at any point in the railroad's history. Officials said Monday that nearly 85 million passengers rode Metro-North in 2014. That's makes the railroad the second busiest passenger rail carrier in the country. Long...