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  • City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call

    City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore lawmakers and other city leaders vowed Monday to find a way to revive the $2.9 billion Red Line that has been flatly rejected by Gov. Larry Hogan. After a closed-door meeting that included business...
  • 13 charged with cheating on MTA tests

    Thirteen current and former employees of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have been accused of cheating on licensing exams for train conductor or locomotive engineer. The Manhattan district attorney's office said Monday the defendants were...
  • Family of businessman killed in train crash sues Amtrak

    The family of a businessman killed when a speeding passenger train derailed near Philadelphia accused Amtrak of negligence and outrageous conduct in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed Monday. The May 12 crash killed eight people, including businessman Robert...
  • Switch replacement may cause 'minor' delays at Union Station, Metra says

    Switch replacement may cause 'minor' delays at Union Station, Metra says
    More delays due to switch problems — the bane of many Metra commuters — may be in the offing this summer because of a major rehab project, officials said Monday. Starting July 6, Amtrak plans to replace the set of switches that guide trains...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    Independence Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, July 3: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Open Friday in Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties; closed in Anne Arundel, Frederick and...
  • MARC adds more bike cars Friday, Saturday

    MARC adds more bike cars Friday, Saturday
    MARC will increase the number of trips for its bike cars Friday and Saturday. MARC's Penn Line service will run six trains northbound and six trains southbound equipped with bike cars. On the regular MARC weekend schedule, just three scheduled...
  • Millersville/Crownsville: Construction for charity's warehouse to begin in Millersville

    Millersville/Crownsville: Construction for charity's warehouse to begin in Millersville
    In 1992, the Rev. Ray Wilke, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Nebraska, had a vision of providing needed spiritual and basic materials to people all over the world after a trip to Latvia and Russia. Now his vision has moved forward as the...
  • Could money from toll roads help SunRail, Lynx?

    Could money from toll roads help SunRail, Lynx?
    Metro Orlando's road-building agency routinely brings in more money than the year before and expects another record haul this year of $355 million. That is why the Central Florida Expressway Authority and its 109-mile toll-road network is perceived as...
  • Broken bridge snarls Metro-North between Connecticut, NYC

    Mechanical problems have left a Connecticut span of a 111-year-old bridge stuck in the open position, delaying Metro-North trains to and from New York City. The Devon Movable Bridge between Stratford and Milford carries trains on the New Haven line,...
  • Milwaukee County bus drivers strike, scrambling commute

    Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere. The roughly 750 drivers walked off the job at 3 a.m. and began...
  • City leaders remain dedicated to fighting for Red Line

    City leaders remain dedicated to fighting for Red Line
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, along with more than 40 other state and federal leaders, submitted a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday urging him to reconsider his decision to not build the Red Line and requesting a meeting to discuss his choice and...