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  • CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines

    CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines
    CTA officials have laid out more details of the first stage of rebuilding the northern sections of the Red and Purple lines, saying work could begin as soon as 2017. The first phase will focus on reconstructing tracks, viaducts, bridges and the four...
  • NY transit system bans all political ads on subways, buses

    The nation's largest mass transit system banned all political advertising on its subways and buses Wednesday after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" on New York City...
  • Cheney Railroad hike takes in local history

    Just a few months ago, only a handful of brave souls joined hiking enthusiast and Manchester Historical Society volunteer Susan Barlow on an interpretive hike down the Cheney Rail Trail – bitter cold temperatures and snow kept even the most...
  • NJ Transit trains in and out of New York back on schedule

    New Jersey Transit says that trains into and out of New York Penn Station are operating on or close to schedule after earlier delays. The transit agency said Wednesday that a disabled train in the Hudson River tunnels had caused delays of up to an hour....
  • Build rail line instead of widening Rt. 22 in Lehigh Valley

    Here we go again with the very, very costly construction of Route 22. Your Sounding Board question last week asked about coping with the traffic delays for the next three years. My answer is to don't even start with widening the road. You want to...
  • Railroad: Freight train hits parked train in New Mexico

    A freight train struck another train head-on early Tuesday in southeastern New Mexico, killing one crew member on the moving train and injuring a second, a railroad official said. The accident occurred about 6:20 a.m. on a siding — a short...
  • Filipino boxers try to follow Pacquiao's path out of poverty

    Manny Pacquiao's rise from crushing poverty to global fame and fortune has inspired a whole generation of Filipino fighters, who look up to his legend as their dream and boxing as a ticket out of harsh lives and uncertainties. They train hard and...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss Orlando International Airport lawsuit against Uber

    Judge refuses to dismiss Orlando International Airport lawsuit against Uber
    An Orlando judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority against Uber, the ride-sharing company. The authority filed it Nov. 14, asking a judge to permanently block Uber drivers from picking up passengers at...
  • Man killed by Metra train in Wilmette

    Man killed by Metra train in Wilmette
    Union Pacific North Line Metra trains were beginning to move after a train fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon in Wilmette, Metra officials said. Outbound trains scheduled to leave the Ogilvie Transportation Center are beginning to move as...
  • Emergency roadwork, utility problems snarl morning commute

    Emergency roadwork, utility problems snarl morning commute
    Emergency roadwork on MD 140 West at Mt. Wilson Lane has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 5:31 a.m on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 170 North prior to...
  • NTSB report: Blue Line crash shows CTA should update, add safety systems

    A decades-old CTA safety system that can trigger a train's brakes in an emergency should be replaced by smart technology that detects potential danger much earlier, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as part of its report into the...