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  • Quieter Wilson stop could throw off Buddhist temple's meditation

    Quieter Wilson stop could throw off Buddhist temple's meditation
    Patti Nakai is going to miss the squeals of Red Line trains on the tracks near her Uptown temple during meditation time. Usually about a half-dozen people come to Sunday morning meditations at the Buddhist Temple of Chicago, where they sit on cushions&...
  • Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase

    Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase
    A man was arrested after he crashed into a CTA bus and five parked cars while fleeing police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers saw a 2003 Ford minivan run a stop sign and tried to curb it in the...
  • Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight

    Proposed $38M Newport News transit center public meeting tonight
    Newport News residents will be able to sound-off on the city's proposal to construct a new transit center during a public meeting tonight.  The meeting is scheduled from 6 to 8 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd., according to a city...
  • Amtrak: On the wrong track

    Amtrak: On the wrong track
    As U.S. Supreme Court justices wrestle with whether Amtrak, as a quasi private corporation, should have the right to set performance standards that would also affect the freight services with which it shares lines, the rail system is facing gridlock....
  • Hampton Roads Transit survey results highlight need for more transit options

    Hampton Roads Transit survey results highlight need for more transit options
    To make mass-transit travel more appealing to potential and existing users, Hampton Roads transportation leaders should consider adding more routes, improving bus stop amenities and find ways to expand light rail and other rapid rail options. That was...
  • Survey: Chicagoans wait half-hour daily for trains, buses, but could be worse

    Survey: Chicagoans wait half-hour daily for trains, buses, but could be worse
    Public transit riders in the Chicago area spend about a half-hour a day waiting for their trains and buses to arrive. And although it is perhaps the most frustrating part of the commute, it beats the average in other major U.S. cities, according to a...
  • New Britain CTfastrak Information Session Postponed, But Elmwood Meeting Still On

    New Britain CTfastrak Information Session Postponed, But Elmwood Meeting Still On
    NEW BRITAIN - The state transportation department of Transportation will host an informational meeting about its CTfastrak bus rapid transit system on Dec. 10 in West Hartford. The session originally planned for the evening of Dec. 9 in New Britain...
  • Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center

    Public meeting to be held for new Newport News transportation center
    The city is holding a public informational meeting about the Newport News Transportation Center, which is now in the preliminary design stage. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd. The...
  • Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Righeimer named to OCTA board

    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer was recently sworn in as a member of the Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors. He replaces former Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper, who was elected last month to the state Assembly....
  • Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor
    In Leimert Park, neighborhood boosters dream of new markets, cafés and galleries springing up when a Metro station opens there in five years, drawing riders from across Los Angeles to this center of African American culture. The nearby blocks already...
  • Traffic: Five injured in Middle River crash

    Traffic: Five injured in Middle River crash
    Five people were injured in a "serious" crash in Middle River Monday morning and drivers were advised to avoid the area, Baltimore County police said. The crash was reported in the 1000 block of Middle River Road. The cause of the crash and the extent of...