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  • Tri-Rail's Miami Airport station won't open until spring

    Tri-Rail's Miami Airport station won't open until spring
    Tri-Rail's new Miami International Airport station, already more than a year late, faces even more delays and may not open until late March or early April. The station has been under construction for more than three years, meaning passengers – many...
  • No bail for man charged with assaulting girl on CTA bus

    No bail for man charged with assaulting girl on CTA bus
    A Chicago man is being held without bail after, prosecutors say, he assaulted a 4-year-old girl while on his way home from registering as a sex offender. On Tuesday, Judex Colon allegedly boarded a CTA bus on Polk Street, sat down next to the girl&...
  • $75 million contract awarded for new Loop 'L' station

    $75 million contract awarded for new Loop 'L' station
    The city this week moved one step closer to beginning construction on the new Washington/Wabash station in the Loop. Work is expected to start in the spring on the new stop, which will combine the existing Randolph/Wabash and Madison/Wabash stops in the...
  • Girl sexually abused on CTA bus: police

    A girl was sexually abused aboard a CTA bus on the city's Near West Side this week, according to Chicago Police.  The girl was riding a bus with her mother at about 10 a.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of 1500 W. Polk St. when a man about 25-30 years old...
  • Palm Beach County leaders experience the good, bad in public transportation

    Palm Beach County leaders experience the good, bad in public transportation
    Taking the bus or train in Palm Beach County can often be a hassle with late buses, a train that doesn't take people to their final destinations and no easy way to get around by bike and walking. But for more than 40 local leaders, a tour of public...
  • Disabled vehicle on I-95 in Elkridge

    Disabled vehicle on I-95 in Elkridge
    The state Department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Elkridge at I-895 at 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the Curtis Creek Drawbridge...
  • Arizona to CTA riders: Come here

    Arizona to CTA riders: Come here
    Arizona tourism officials want to remind Chicagoans who have been suffering through days of bitter cold that the Grand Canyon state sees 325 days of sunshine a year. The CTA Fullerton Red and Brown Line stop in Lincoln Park now sports pictures of people...
  • Obama presidential library pick could affect nearby transit

    Obama presidential library pick could affect nearby transit
    A CTA Blue Line station that has been boarded up and abandoned for more than 40 years could reopen if President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama choose to build the Obama presidential library on the city’s West Side. Should the Obamas settle...
  • Passengers on smoky subway cursed and prayed, sharing water and wine as responders waited

    Passengers were still pleading for a rescue 27 minutes after smoke filled their subway cars under the nation's capital, as communications breakdowns between the train's operator, his command center and firefighters left help waiting at a station just...
  • Passenger on smoke-filled D.C. train: 'We didn't see a way out of it'

    Passenger on smoke-filled D.C. train: 'We didn't see a way out of it'
    A man who was trapped on a smoke-filled subway train in Washington, D.C., this week with dozens of other passengers talked about his ordeal Thursday, describing how he was so scared for his life that he sent his family what he believed would be his...
  • Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says

    Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says
    Metra's on-time performance so far this year has been subpar, with roughly 1 in every 10 trains late for its destination, but the agency says it learned from last winter's problems and has put those lessons into good use. The commuter rail agency's on-...