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  • A tunnel under Sepulveda Pass? It might be yours for 25 cents a day

    A tunnel under Sepulveda Pass? It might be yours for 25 cents a day
    Having experienced the misery of commuting from the San Fernando Valley to Santa Monica, my ears always perk up when someone mentions building some kind of rapid transit through the Sepulveda Pass. There have been ideas floated, but the magnitude of the...
  • Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system

    Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system
    Federal investigators will focus on whether a CTA train operator fell asleep at the controls and if an automatic braking system was working properly as they seek to pinpoint the cause of a spectacular crash Monday that left a Blue Line car perched atop an...
  • Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare

    Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare
    Blue Line commuters traveling to and from O'Hare International Airport should face only minor delays this week because of Monday's early morning derailment. The Blue Line is still running as far as Rosemont, the stop just before O'Hare, where passengers...
  • Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando

    Walking, biking trail proposed next to high-speed train from Miami to Orlando
    Taking a high-speed train is one way to travel between Miami and Orlando. But there could be other options like hiking and biking. As All Aboard Florida prepares to provide passenger service on the Florida East Coast Railroad, there's a growing push...
  • Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95

    Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95
    Separate crashes that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions near the Caton Avenue exit for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning have been cleared, according to state transportation departments. The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management said...
  • Backers of Virginia expansion of U.S. 460 project misled investors, critic says

    Backers of Virginia expansion of U.S. 460  project misled investors, critic says
    RICHMOND, Va. — An opponent of a controversial highway project in southeast Virginia said Monday that former Gov. Robert McDonnell committed hundreds of millions of taxpayers' and bond investors' dollars even as federal regulators said the road...
  • After years of delays, NHTSA issues backup camera rules

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology Cars being sold in the United States must come equipped with a backup camera by May 2018. Federal safety regulators finalized a rule requiring the installation of rear-view cameras Monday morning after...
  • L.A. could clash with L.A. County on transit tax measures

    L.A. could clash with L.A. County on transit tax measures
    A plan for increasing the sales tax to fix Los Angeles' broken streets is on a collision course with a similar levy being pushed for regional transit projects. Two weeks ago, the top budget advisor to the Los Angeles City Council said a tax increase...
  • Agencies to apply for LVIA-area roadwork funding

    Agencies to apply for LVIA-area roadwork funding
    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, with the support of Lehigh Valley International Airport and LANTA, intends to apply for $60 million in federal transportation funding to help improve roads in and around the airport. "The airport itself is...
  • No joke: CTA has had some fool days lately

    No joke: CTA has had some fool days lately
    Forget April Fools' Day. It feels like the CTA is in the middle of April Fools' Year. The agency has made some eyebrow-raising headlines over the last six months. In September, there was the so-called "ghost train," an unoccupied train that traveled...
  • How to fix mass transit in metropolitan Chicago

    How to fix mass transit in metropolitan Chicago
    Among the records examined by the task force assembled in the wake of last summer's patronage scandal at Metra: "three boxes of index cards, holding more than 800 three-by-five inch cards relating to persons who were referred for jobs, promotions or...