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  • Orlando-based Echo Interaction designs app for SunRail

    Orlando-based Echo Interaction designs app for SunRail
    When Orlando tech businessman Carlos Carbonell heard that SunRail had launched on May 1 without a smartphone app, he didn’t waste time developing his own. Live on Apple’s App Store today, Carbonell’s app – Orlando Transit –...
  • Video catches CTA driver breaking up fight: 'We got a weapon here?'

    Video catches CTA driver breaking up fight: 'We got a weapon here?'
    The CTA driver walks briskly down the bus aisle, his voice calm and firm as he keeps saying, "Break it up, break it up." In a public transit system as large as Chicago’s, scuffles break out from time to time, and the first few seconds of the one...
  • Armando Greco to announce the end of a long road as LANTA director

     
    Armando V. Greco, executive director of LANTA for the past 37 years, plans to retire from Lehigh Valley's public-service transit bus system. Greco, 68, of Lower Macungie Township will retire effective Jan. 2. His plans are expected to be revealed publicly...
  • New York City declares war on rats

    Some things are a given in New York City: Rats in subways. Parking tickets. Rats in parks. Snowstorms. Rats on dark sidewalks. Noisy neighbors. Did we mention rats? By some estimates, there are more rats than humans in this city of 8.4 million,...
  • SunRail ridership drops 65 percent since train started charging fares

    SunRail ridership drops 65 percent since train started charging fares
    The number of people riding SunRail has dropped 65 percent since the commuter train started charging fares. SunRail averaged more than 11,200 passengers a day when rides were free from May 1 through May 16. It has fallen to just under 4,000 through...
  • Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged

    Man who allegedly sexually assaulted woman on Metro train is charged
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges Friday against a 23-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman inside a Metro train. Danon Drake was charged with two counts of sexual battery by restraint and one count each of sexual penetration by foreign...
  • Make drivers pay for HOV lane access

    Building a subway train beneath the 405, which The Times says would really get drivers off the freeway, would continue our destruction of L.A.'s vital bus transit system, but it would not decongest the freeway, and neither will this new carpool lane. ("...
  • Massive Virginia transportation plan approved

    Massive Virginia transportation plan approved
    RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020. The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
  • Monorails? Only at Disneyland

    Why is it that every time a transit corridor like the Sepulveda Pass is discussed, someone brings up the "great idea" of monorails? ("Make drivers pay for HOV lane access," Letters, May 29) It has been proved through numerous studies over the years that...
  • Traffic: Collision in Crownsville

    Traffic: Collision in Crownsville
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 97 North in Crownsville, just north of Hawkins Road in Anne Arundel County has closed the northbound right shoulder at 9:14 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Debris on the Baltimore-...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...