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Public Transportation

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  • Ditching cars for buses, bikes best way to cut city pollution : study

    LONDON, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Encouraging people to abandon their cars and use public transport or walk or cycle around cities offers the "least pain, most gain" way to cut air pollution from traffic by 2050, a new international study...
  • Bus driver dies after reportedly saving the life of student in path of the vehicle

    AKRON, Ohio Adam Fugget awoke at 8:13 a.m. to the sound of a school bus crashing into his apartment complex near the bottom of Kent Street, a sloping brick road in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood. He cut his hand on a piece of broken glass,...
  • Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton

    Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton
    A nearly $4 million public-private project will relocate some operations of the Canton Railroad Co. away from the neighborhood's east end, significantly reducing train traffic and noise in the increasingly residential and commercial area. Railroad and...
  • MTA announces series of 'open houses' on Red Line

    MTA announces series of 'open houses' on Red Line
    The Maryland Transit Administration on Thursday will host the first of five "open houses" to answer questions and provide information on the proposed Red Line light rail project in Baltimore. A second meeting will be held Saturday, and three meetings...
  • Amtrak, some MARC service suspended for hours due to downed wires

    Amtrak, some MARC service suspended for hours due to downed wires
    Rail commuters were met with a slew of canceled and delayed Amtrak and MARC trains Tuesday morning after a freight train tore down catenary wires between Perryville and Aberdeen, according to transit officials. Amtrak's Acela Express and Northeast...
  • 3-foot buffer zones for cyclists to take effect across California

    3-foot buffer zones for cyclists to take effect across California
    Starting Tuesday, cyclists on Los Angeles' busy streets will get a buffer zone. Statewide regulations will require drivers to stay at least three feet away from cyclists while passing. If traffic is too heavy to change lanes, or if other conditions make...
  • Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville

    Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville
    A man was killed after he apparently jumped in front of a Metra train in the Naperville train station in an apparent suicide, police said. Inbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 1264 had left Aurora at 10:20 a.m. and was pulling into the station...
  • Free water trolley could connect downtown Fort Lauderdale

    — While the New River splits the city's downtown in half, a new water trolley could provide visitors and locals a convenient way to bridge the divide. The free service along Riverwalk would shuttle people on the New River between the Broward...
  • When it's car vs. SunRail, cars always lose

    When it's car vs. SunRail, cars always lose
    We've learned a lot since SunRail began service on May 1. For example, we know that people like to ride the train for fun. Just look at how many people get off in Winter Park. We've learned that the hospitals haven't generated as much passenger...
  • Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood

    Pedestrian killed by Metrolink train in North Hollywood
    A pedestrian was killed in North Hollywood early Friday after being struck a Metrolink train traveling on the Ventura line, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit in the 7200 block of Lankershim Boulevard at 7:46 a.m., said Lt. Mike Mendoza. There...
  • Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner fumes

    Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner  fumes
    While merging into Interstate 4 rush hour or idling behind an Orange County school bus, take comfort in this: Diesel fumes don't sicken or kill as potently as they did not long ago. The move to cleaner trucks and buses has been chugging along for 20...