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Public Transportation

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  • Metro: 4 rail lines will have longer weekend waits

    Metro says rail passengers on four lines will wait longer for trains this weekend. Metro says trains on the orange, silver, blue and yellow lines will operate every 18 minutes throughout the weekend. There will be regular service on the green and red...
  • Canada safety board says tank car standards needed sooner

    Canada needs to implement tougher standards for oil trains earlier than a 2025 target, the transportation safety board said Tuesday. The government proposed tougher standards for tank cars this month in response to a string of fiery crashes. The new...
  • 2 dead in head-on crash with Hebron school bus

    2 dead in head-on crash with Hebron school bus
    PLEASANT TOWNSHIP – Two people were killed and three people, including two students, suffered minor injuries when a Hebron school bus and a pickup truck were involved in a head-on collision late Tuesday morning. The driver and passenger in the...
  • Wisconsin lawmakers approve higher speed limit, booze sample

    Wisconsin drivers will be able to go faster in their cars, and snag free samples of hard liquor on their way home, under a pair of bills passed with bipartisan support in the Legislature on Tuesday. Both measures are limited in their scope. The speed...
  • NY congressman asking feds to investigate railroad crossings

    Federal regulators should do a "deep dive" investigation aimed at reducing deaths and injuries at railroad crossings, a New York congressman said Tuesday. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney said he will ask the Federal Railroad Administration this week to...
  • Can L.A. Metro riders be more polite? New videos aim to teach public transit etiquette

    Can L.A. Metro riders be more polite? New videos aim to teach public transit etiquette
    In an effort to educate (or shame) the rudest of the rude riders, Metro has unveiled a series of humorous etiquette videos offering primers on some common rules of public transit. The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which operates the...
  • Senate Democrats call on Port Authority to sell real estate

    State Senate Democrats on Tuesday urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to sell the World Trade Center and put the money toward a train tunnel connecting the two states. Senate Democratic leaders made the call to the agency to sell its non-...
  • Coroner rules on cause of missing veteran's death

    Coroner rules on cause of missing veteran's death
    Results of an autopsy show that Libertyville Army veteran Dan Nerstrom committed suicide, a fear that friends and family had hoped to prevent for the more than three months he was missing. Orlando Portillo, chief deputy coroner at the Lake County...
  • Transit employee contributions in spotlight Wednesday

    Transit employee contributions in spotlight Wednesday
    Public transportation workers will be lauded Wednesday for their efforts during Transit Employee Appreciation Day. Riders on the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace are encouraged to say thank you to the people who keep the lines running every day....
  • 2 options considered for reconstructing part of congested 710 Freeway

    2 options considered for reconstructing part of congested 710 Freeway
    During most workdays, trucks hauling cargo containers dominate the two right lanes in each direction of the 710 Freeway, a vital trade corridor for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the largest combined harbor in the United States. The worst...
  • Utility problem on MD 176 in Severn

    Utility problem on MD 176 in Severn
    A utility problem on MD 176 East in Severn at Hawkins Drive has closed the eastbound right traffic lane and eastbound shoulder at 8:52 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The center turn lanes are bi-directional due to...