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Public Transportation

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  • New York officials scramble to reassure city after security threat

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A warning by Iraq's prime minister that Islamist militants planned to attack New York City sent political leaders scrambling on Thursday to assure the public it was safe to ride the subways and travel the streets of the nation's...
  • Inspectors find scores of defects on CSX rails across the state

    Inspectors find scores of defects on CSX rails across the state
    In the days after a train carrying highly flammable oil to Yorktown plunged off its tracks in downtown Lynchburg, dumping 15 cars into the James River and sparking a fire so intense that emergency crews had to simply let it burn itself out, federal...
  • Boaters face more waits if rail goes forward

    Boaters face more waits if rail goes forward
    Bridge closures on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter would quadruple under All Aboard Florida's proposed passenger service. But the length of each closure would be shorter. It's a similar story on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, where bridge closures...
  • CTA to hold meeting about Damen stop artwork

    CTA to hold meeting about Damen stop artwork
    The CTA is holding a public meeting in October about new art that will be installed at the Damen Blue Line station. West Town residents will be able to meet Gaston Nogues of Ball-Nogues Studio, the artist-team selected to create the new artwork for...
  • Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word

    Orlando-Miami rail good for UCF, state: My Word
    This year, Florida is poised to become the nation's third most-populated state. Orlando is one of the fastest-growing cities, and with more people moving, visiting and choosing to go to college here, we must focus on solving our transportation problems. I...
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...
  • MTA Police Say Trespasser Dies After Being Hit By Train Near Fairfield Station

    MTA Police Say Trespasser Dies After Being Hit By Train Near Fairfield Station
    FAIRFIELD — MTA police said a trespasser was struck and killed by a Metro-North train about 8 p.m. Saturday near the Fairfield Metro station. MTA police in the railroad's New Haven-based police office confirmed the fatality but had no other...
  • School bus safety for kindergartens

    School bus safety for kindergartens
    A kindergartener's first day of school is a day to cherish. There are so many firsts to experience, from wearing a backpack for the first time to making new friends to riding on a school bus. All of these firsts can be exciting and overwhelming at the...
  • Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease

    Park Ridge officials mull Metra station house lease
    Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say. "It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...
  • Metro's Union Station master plan a significant shift

     Metro's Union Station master plan a significant shift
    Union Station celebrated its 75th anniversary in May. This month we're getting a glimpse — encouraging if opaque — of what its next 75 years might look like. A nearly finalized master plan by L.A. firm Gruen Associates and London's...
  • NYC boosted subway security after Iraq warning: police commissioner

    (Reuters) - New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said on Thursday that the department boosted police presence on subways and city streets after the Iraqi prime minister's warning of a potential threat to transit systems from Islamist...