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  • 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...
  • Metra train fatally hits pedestrian in Oak Forest

    Metra train fatally hits pedestrian in Oak Forest
    A woman was fatally struck by a Metra train in southwest suburban Oak Forest early Friday, authorities said. The accident happened around 12:10 a.m. shortly after a train on Metra’s Rock Island District line left the Oak Forest station near Cicero...
  • Construction contract awarded for LAX midfield concourse

    Construction contract awarded for LAX midfield concourse
    The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport took a major step forward Thursday with approval of the construction contract for a $1.25-billion midfield concourse that will add 11 passenger gates to accommodate growing air travel. City...
  • Free children's books Saturday on CTA Holiday Train

    Free children's books Saturday on CTA Holiday Train
    As if experiencing the CTA's Holiday Train wasn't exciting enough, Saturday's train ride comes with gifts. About 500 free children's books will be given out Saturday on the seasonal train at the Howard stop on the Red, Purple and Yellow Lines in...
  • Lily Tomlin, Carol Channing to attend Palm Springs trolley launch

    Lily Tomlin, Carol Channing to attend Palm Springs trolley launch
    Lily Tomlin, Carol Channing, Suzanne Somers and other celebrities will appear Friday at the splashy debut of free trolley service -- you heard right -- in Palm Springs. "Yes, yes, they'll be here to christen the four trolleys," Hillary Angel, public...
  • Not fit and proper: A very British sentence for train scofflaw

    Not fit and proper: A very British sentence for train scofflaw
    Leave it to the British, those kings and queens of civility and politesse, to harness their mastery of understated eloquence in the service of reminding us there is always a right way to behave … and a dreadful way. They coined "keep calm and...
  • Milford Woman Killed By Metro-North Train At Grand Central Station

    Milford Woman Killed By Metro-North Train At Grand Central Station
    NEW YORK - A 62-year old Milford woman died from her injuries after she was caught between the cars of a Metro-North train Wednesday evening as it was departing Grand Central Station, according to a Metro-North spokesman. The woman, identified as Joan...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Fishing show: "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing" begins its 15th year Dec. 31 on the NBC Sports Network. Twelve new episodes will air on Wednesdays through April, and then on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from April-July. They include...