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  • No more CTA Wrigley Field express bus

    No more CTA Wrigley Field express bus
    Cubs fans will have one fewer option for getting to the ballpark this summer. The CTA is no longer running a weekend and night shuttle from a North Side parking lot to Wrigley Field this year. The Cubs decided not to subsidize the No. 154-Wrigley...
  • Ask Kim: Set aside pretax money for commuting

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance My employer lets us set aside pretax money for commuting costs, but I didn't sign up at the beginning of the year. I just moved, and now I take the subway to work. Can I still get the subsidy? How much is it? It's probably...
  • Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks

    Man jumps in front of CTA train after woman falls on tracks
    Eddie Palacios stood on the subway tracks, between a woman and an approaching train, and thought to himself: Do I have enough time to get out of the way if the train doesn’t slow down? Is the woman off the tracks yet? Should I have done this?...
  • Mailbag: Call CdM sports complex what it is, a stadium

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District wants to build a sports stadium with 1,000 seats, a synthetic turf field and a new track at Corona del Mar High School. An augmentation includes 1,500 stadium-style seats, field lights, a press box, snack bars...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 04

    Ukraine's future U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that the Ukraine must decide its own future. This is a rather naive statement to make, as currently about 40,000 Russian troops are at its borders. So with a Russian gun barrel pointed at it,...
  • Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed

    Traffic: Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk closed
    All northbound lanes on Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk are closed at North Point Road due to a two-vehicle accident with injury at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision in White Marsh on...
  • Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan

    Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan
    A three-year state audit of the Maryland Transportation Authority found significant problems with how the organization handles purchases and an inadequate "disaster recovery plan" if its E-ZPass toll collection system fails. The authority, which operates...
  • Westside subway survives legal challenge from Beverly Hills

    Knocking down one of the last hurdles for Los Angeles’ long-awaited Westside subway extension, a judge ruled late Wednesday that transit officials followed environmental laws when choosing a route that will require tunneling under Beverly Hills High...
  • Transportation planning organization to prioritize list of proposed projects

    Transportation planning organization to prioritize list of proposed projects
    Halfway through a four-year process, the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization long-range planning subcommittee has a list of more than 200 candidate projects submitted by localities and the public, and about 13 billion to spend on them...
  • Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before

    Access pass in Norfolk case raised questions before
    A government watchdog agency has found repeated problems with the access card a gunman used to enter Naval Station Norfolk last week, casting doubt on its basic effectiveness in improving maritime security. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, a convicted felon,...
  • Firefighter training for crude oil train fires inadequate, group tells Congress

    WASHINGTON Citing the sharp increase in the transportation of crude oil by rail, a group told Congress on Wednesday that most of the country's fire departments lack sufficient training to respond to hazardous materials incidents. Elizabeth Harman,...