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  • More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

    More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget
    It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us." Every New Yorker who rides the subway to work each day — all 6 million, on the busiest days...
  • La. teen accused of knocking school bus driver unconscious

    One Louisiana teen has been charged with assault and another with saving the day: The first knocked a school bus driver unconscious and the second prevented the bus from crashing. The 26-year-old female driver had stopped the bus Thursday afternoon to...
  • Metrolink trains expand use of new safety measure

    Metrolink trains expand use of new safety measure
    The Metrolink commuter train service next week is expanding its use of a new high-tech safety system that allows remote control to slow or halt trains if the on-board engineers are not responding properly to a potential danger, officials said. The so-...
  • Crews repairing pump, water lines in Fort McHenry Tunnel

    The Maryland Transportation Authority says workers are making repairs to water lines and a sump pump used to discharge water in part of the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate-95 after the lines were frozen due to the winter weather. Crews are...
  • Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules

    Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries. On Feb. 5, the...
  • Car crashes into light rail in Baltimore

    Maryland Transit Administration police say the driver of a car that crashed into the side of the light rail in Baltimore is in the hospital. Police say the wreck occurred just before 10:30 a.m. between the Camden Yards and Patapsco stations, and the...
  • One person sent to Shock Trauma in vehicle collision with light rail at Kloman Street

    One person sent to Shock Trauma in vehicle collision with light rail at Kloman Street
    The Maryland Transit Administration said the driver of a car that crashed into the side of a MTA Light Rail vehicle Friday was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma. The incident occurred at about 10:22 a.m., when the passenger car...
  • Man hit by train in Elmwood Park

    Man hit by train in Elmwood Park
    A man was hit by a passing Metra train as he tried to cross the railroad tracks Wednesday night in Elmwood Park, authorities say. The man, who from Indianapolis and in his early 50s, was walking north on Harlem Avenue when he tried to cross the tracks...
  • Does SunRail make sense for DeLand?

    Does SunRail make sense for DeLand?
    The city of DeLand, the charming little college town north of Orlando, is beginning to sound as defensive about SunRail as the people who think the Tumblr dress is blue and black. The dress — the one that caused a national work stoppage as Taylor...
  • Driver freed without charges in California train crash

    Federal investigators said a pickup truck driver who turned on to railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train made a "mistake," while prosecutors released him from jail as they considered whether to pursue criminal charges....
  • Scores demand that Elgin-Huntley-Rockford Amtrak plan be put back on the rails

    The planned train even has a name — the Black Hawk. But will the long-debated Amtrak service from Chicago through Elgin, Huntley and Belvidere into Rockford and eventually Dubuque ever become reality? When new Gov. Bruce Rauner presented his cost-...