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  • Brown signs bill lifting ban against light-rail in San Fernando Valley

    Brown signs bill lifting ban against light-rail in San Fernando Valley
    For the first time in more than two decades, Los Angeles transportation officials can legally discuss building a light-rail line through a southern swath of the San Fernando Valley. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday that will allow the Los Angeles...
  • Building L.A. County segment would accelerate bullet train project

    The "train to nowhere" is beginning to look a bit more like a train to somewhere. Flush with $250 million this year and the promise of billions more from the state's cap-and-trade program, the California High Speed Rail Authority has proposed accelerating...
  • Suspects arrested in Shot Tower metro station stabbing

    Suspects arrested in Shot Tower metro station stabbing
    Two men accused of stabbing a third in an elevator at the Shot Tower metro station this week were arrested Friday after an informant helped police identify them from surveillance images, the Maryland Transit Administration said. The men, both 25, were...
  • Boyle Heights: Where old meets new and vegan pizza meets spicy goat

    Boyle Heights: Where old meets new and vegan pizza meets spicy goat
    You can tell a lot about a neighborhood by the type of restaurants that inhabit it, especially in the emerging community of Boyle Heights, just east of downtown Los Angeles, immediately over any of the bridges by the arts district, to be exact. The...
  • LANTA steering more hybrid buses onto Valley roadways

    Q: I am now retired, but during my Road Warrior days I took the LANTA bus from South Whitehall Township to downtown Allentown. (I also rode my bike for a real warrior experience, but that is for another day.) Since my retirement, LANTA has acquired hybrid...
  • Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial

    Start planning now for more SunRail service: Editorial
    There have been some bumps on the track for SunRail, Central Florida's fledgling commuter rail system, in its first couple of months of operation. Several collisions with vehicles stuck at road crossings. Temperamental ticket machines. Malfunctioning...
  • SunRail video released of crash in downtown Orlando

    SunRail video released of crash in downtown Orlando
    A video released this week shows the seconds before a SunRail train plowed into the back of a sports-utility vehicle that stopped too close to the train tracks in downtown Orlando last month. This marked the third SunRail crash involving a train and...
  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met. Kamenetz...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 795 North past the MD 940 (Owings Mills Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT added that all lanes are open on I-95...
  • Metro-North Riders: Waterbury Branch Service Is Off Track

    Metro-North Riders: Waterbury Branch Service Is Off Track
    DERBY — At a rally Wednesday night where disgruntled passengers blasted Metro-North for shoddy service, thoughtless scheduling and crummy communications, commuter John Sanford offered perhaps the most scathing grievance. "An outhouse on wheels"...
  • Uber, Lyft apply for broker's licenses in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft apply for broker's licenses in Virginia
    After receiving fines and cease-and-desist orders from the state earlier this year, self-described ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are making attempts to follow Virginia law. Both Uber and Lyft have applied for passenger transportation broker's...