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  • No injuries as train hits empty car in Ventura County

    Authorities in Southern California say no one was injured when an Amtrak train with 85 people aboard hit an empty car stopped on the tracks. The Sunday night incident occurred on a stretch of track in Camarillo northwest of Los Angeles that is about 10...
  • Panel set to continue questioning transportation nominee

    A Senate panel is scheduled to continue questioning Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee to head the transportation department. Pete Rahn is scheduled to appear before the Senate Executive Nominations Committee late Monday. Rahn appeared before the panel last...
  • Icy weather brings delays, closing in mid-Atlantic

    A coating of ice on many roads and sidewalks is creating a tricky commute throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The National Weather Service is warning of icy conditions and dense fog in the region on Monday morning after a blast of snow, sleet, ice and...
  • No Light Rail service due to ice

    No Light Rail service due to ice
    Light Rail service has been shut down Monday morning due to ice accumulation on overhead wires, Maryland Transit Administration officials said. A shuttle bus service is taking passengers between Hunt Valley and Cromwell to BWI Airport Station. MTA...
  • CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph

    CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph
    A long-awaited project designed to more than double the 3-mph average speed of CTA buses traveling across the middle of downtown will be called Loop Link, and construction of bus-only lanes and rapid transit-style boarding stations is set to begin in...
  • Amtrak train strikes car in Camarillo; no serious injuries reported

    Amtrak train strikes car in Camarillo; no serious injuries reported
    An Amtrak train bound for Los Angeles on Sunday night struck a car that had been left on the tracks in an agricultural area just outside Camarillo, officials said.  The crash occurred about 8 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and Pleasant Valley...
  • Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland

    Spending on rail crossing safety upgrades varies widely across Southland
    When a Metrolink train slammed into an SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale a decade ago, the horrific chain reaction wreck prompted a major campaign to improve the safety and security of Southern California grade crossings. Last week's crash involving...
  • Transit agency: NYC bus riders, keep your feet off the seat

    New Yorkers, please keep your feet off the seat. That's one friendly reminder New York City bus riders will see in advertisements sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting Monday. It's part of a courtesy campaign that began...
  • Cities eye bike-sharing programs after Indy's success

    Two Indiana cities are rolling out proposals to start bike-sharing programs to promote health and give visitors easier ways to get around. Carmel plans to launch its bike-sharing program this month, while Columbus officials have just started talks...
  • More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

    More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget
    It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us." Every New Yorker who rides the subway to work each day — all 6 million, on the busiest days...
  • 25 injured when Miami-Dade Transit bus crashes into building

    25 injured when Miami-Dade Transit bus crashes into building
    A Miami-Dade Transit bus with students on board crashed into a building Thursday morning on busy Northwest 36th Street. The bus was traveling west on 36th and Northwest 15th Avenue when it collided with a southbound SUV, according to officials. The bus...