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  • Fire-related delays; crash cleared on MLK Boulevard

    Fire-related delays; crash cleared on MLK Boulevard
    All lanes are open on southbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard with the clearing of a crash at Eutaw Street, Baltimore City Department of Transportation said. Baltimore City officials reported significant delays on Park Heights Avenue in Northwest...
  • L.A. transit officials should support affordable housing near rail lines

    L.A. transit officials should support affordable housing near rail lines
    The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency is considering expanding its mission to include the development of affordable housing along transit lines. Metro, which operates the subways, light-rail lines and most of the region's buses, owns about 50...
  • Year after Blue Line crash, fired train operator says 'I'm out here struggling'

    Year after Blue Line crash, fired train operator says 'I'm out here struggling'
    The CTA said it will rebuild a damaged escalator at the O'Hare station in the spring, a year after a Blue Line train crash injured more than 30 riders and destroyed the escalator. At about 2:49 a.m., March 24, 2014, a Blue Line train traveling 26...
  • CTA to replace O'Hare station escalator wiped out in train crash

     CTA to replace O'Hare station escalator wiped out in train crash
    Work will begin this spring to replace an escalator that was destroyed a year ago when a Blue Line train crashed into the CTA terminal at O'Hare International Airport, the transit agency said Tuesday, the anniversary of the accident blamed on the train'...
  • Large stick found in DC subway tunnel where officer shot man

    A spokesman for the public transit system in Washington, D.C. says a large wooden stick was found in a subway tunnel where a police officer fatally shot a man. Agency spokesman Dan Stessel declined to say Tuesday whether 35-year-old Bobby Gross was...
  • Train-truck crashes, by the numbers

    Frequency of "incidents" involving trucks in railroad crossings nationwide each week: 10 Number of federal laws specifically requiring railroads be informed before oversized truckloads cross tracks: 0 Number of years the National Transportation Safety...
  • Man found dead inside CTA train at O'Hare

    Man found dead inside CTA train at O'Hare
    A man was pronounced dead after he was found on a CTA train early Monday morning at the O'Hare International Airport Blue Line terminal, police said. The 47-year-old was discovered unresponsive around 1:35 a.m. and was taken to Community First Medical...
  • Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday

    Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday
    Johann Sebastian Bach would have turned 330 on Saturday, but his compositions are safely in the hands of some local young musicians, who paid a birthday tribute to the old master in an afternoon concert at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center —...
  • High court: Constitution doesn't require school bus service

    School districts aren't required to provide bus transportation for students under the state constitution, the Indiana Supreme Court said Tuesday in a ruling that could impact cash-strapped districts. The decision stems from a case involving the...
  • Study: Political ads dwarfed news stories about actual political issues in 2014

    Politics has become all about the ads. A new study byPhilly Political Media Watchfinds that during evening newscasts leading up to the 2014 midterm elections the airtime given to political ads dwarfed stories about political issues by a ratio of 45:1....
  • Collision cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City

    Collision cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City
    All lanes are open on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City on Thursday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 140 East in...