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  • Amtrak: 2nd daily St. Paul-to-Chicago train could be popular

    Adding a second round-trip train between St. Paul and Chicago could prove to be popular, a new Amtrak study says. The study predicts ridership on a second daily train could exceed 150,000 passengers a year, but Minnesota and Wisconsin would have to...
  • Train service ramping up to take crowds to National Mall

    Metro is increasing train service to help people get to the National Mall to see the fireworks. Metro says trains are running on a Saturday schedule, but starting at about 2 p.m. train service is gradually ramping up to near rush-hour service levels...
  • New Spain law sets big fines for disseminating police images

    Three years ago, just after anti-austerity activists demonstrated outside Madrid's main train station, freelance cameraman Juan Ramon Robles captured riveting video of riot police inside the station beating people who said they had nothing to do with...
  • Advocates want more bike and walking paths in Winter Park

    Advocates want more bike and walking paths in Winter Park
    WINTER PARK — Park Avenue sports a new train station and a commuter-rail stop, as well as some of the trendiest shopping and dining in Metro Orlando. Now it needs a network of bike and walking trails, says a group of health advocates. "It has...
  • No dancing on Red Line's grave

    No dancing on Red Line's grave
    Spare us the dancing on the grave of the Red Line by those who have no right to call it a boondoggle ("Red Line was a boondoggle," June 30). We'll never know if it was or not since it won't be built in my lifetime. Certainly, I can't foresee any of...
  • Train hits garbage truck at Maryland crossing, no injuries

    Authorities in Baltimore County say a CSX train hit a garbage truck at a Rosedale crossing, but no injuries were reported. County police say the train hit the truck Friday morning at Schaefers Lane in an industrial area near Pulaski Highway and the train...
  • Transit bus and car crash along Sunrise Boulevard

    Transit bus and car crash along Sunrise Boulevard
    Five people were transported to area hospitals on Friday after a car and a Broward Transit bus collided. The crash happened about 8:45 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard at Northwest 27th Avenue, just west of Interstate 95. According...
  • Aging, broken infrastructure frustrates Metro-North riders

    Aging and broken public works have again plagued the Metro-North Railroad in Connecticut, slowing commuters into and out of New York City's Grand Central Terminal. A span on the Devon Movable Bridge that crosses the Housatonic River between Stratford and...
  • No injuries after CSX train collides with garbage truck in Rosedale

    No injuries after CSX train collides with garbage truck in Rosedale
    A CSX train collided with a garbage truck Friday morning at a Rosedale crossing with a troubled history. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Schaefers Lane, just off Pulaski Highway, in an industrial area. No injuries were...
  • Invest in buses, not Red Line

    Invest in buses, not Red Line
    Now that Baltimore's leaders are seeking a way to revive the Red Line, I want to know where the $288 million allocated for that project went ("City leaders seek a way to revive Red Line plan," June 30). Before these folk approach Gov. Larry Hogan, a...
  • City doesn't need light rail

    City doesn't need light rail
    Inevitable construction surprises and cost overruns, upkeep of elevators, escalators, tunnels, electrical systems, the streetcars themselves and salaries for more transit police would all be ongoing costs for a proposed Red Line ("City leaders seek a...