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  • Traffic: Delays on the MARC Penn Line

    Traffic: Delays on the MARC Penn Line
    MARC Penn Line travelers may see delays of up to 25 minutes during rush hour after delays in repairing a track in Baltimore, Maryland Transit Administration officials said. The repairs, to one of the two tracks in the tunnel between West Baltimore and...
  • Metrolink train hits man on tracks in Covina, killing him

    Metrolink train hits man on tracks in Covina, killing him
    A Metrolink commuter train hit and killed a man on the tracks in Covina on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The westbound train, which started its journey in San Bernardino and was heading to downtown Los Angeles, was between the Pomona and Covina...
  • What makes an 1800s rail station worth saving? Experts differ

     What makes an 1800s rail station worth saving? Experts differ
    Blue Line service resumes Monday at the CTA's Damen stop in Wicker Park after a $13.6 million station restoration that, viewed from the brick building's exterior, provides the most accurate depiction to date of what commuters first saw 119 years ago,...
  • CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners

     CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners
    The practice known as "manspreading" will likely be addressed by the CTA this spring — albeit indirectly and even as riders themselves differ on how much it bothers them. In New York City, the nuisance on subways is apparently such a problem...
  • Jersey train robbers high-tech

    NEW YORK — The man convicted of leading a gang of modern-day train robbers that preyed on New Jersey rail lines for more than 10 years was arrested again this week on charges that mirror those that landed him in prison a decade ago, prosecutors said...
  • State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield

    Bakersfield settled an environmental lawsuit against the bullet train project on Friday, winning a concession by the state to consider a new rail route into the city's downtown. The city — along with Kern County; Shafter, Calif.; a hospital; a...
  • Amtrak train hits man near Pico Rivera, causing delays

    An Amtrak train en route to San Diego hit a man on the train tracks Friday evening, briefly halting rail service for several hundred Southern California commuters. Amtrak's 784 train struck the 25-year-old man about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of...
  • Protesters stage CTA 'train takeover'

    Protesters stage CTA 'train takeover'
    Red Line riders got a dose of politics on their commute Friday evening when activists staged a "Black Lives Matter" protest on the CTA. "So many of the people we want to reach take the train every day," said Ethan Viets-Van Lear, 19, who performed a...
  • Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says

    Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says
    A bridge replacement project that has forced nearly 30,000 drivers a day to take detours through East Baltimore will end next week after two years of cost run-ups and delays. Both Edison Highway and Sinclair Lane will reopen to traffic Monday with the...
  • State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes

    State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes
    MANCHESTER — The CTfastrak busway runs from Hartford to New Britain, but it's not just a "west of the river" service, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told an audience of Manchester-region business owners Thursday. Manchester will...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North
    Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South...