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  • Hold off on increases in bus fares

    Hold off on increases in bus fares
    It's been four years since Broward County commissioners raised bus fares. The issue is back before them as part of a proposed 5.3 percent budget increase Broward County Transit officials say the agency needs to operate buses and improve service. The...
  • U.S. proposes rule to prevent runaway trains of dangerous goods

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration on Tuesday proposed measures to prevent unattended freight trains from causing accidents, a step meant to improve oil train safety after a string of serious mishaps. The FRA, part of the...
  • Metra UP West riders face construction delays

    Metra UP West riders face construction delays
    Track construction is expected to cause delays on Metra’s Union Pacific West Line for a month starting Sept. 15, Metra said today. The project is expected to delay midday trains by about 10 minutes and weekend trains by 15 minutes, although...
  • East Penn School District's busing woes continue

    East Penn School District's busing woes continue
    A second week of student transportation difficulties in the East Penn School District prompted high-level representatives of new service provider Student Transportation of America Inc. to address the school board Monday night with assurances the situation...
  • Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains

    Siemens to build All Aboard Florida trains
    Siemens announced Thursday that All Aboard Florida has selected it to build locomotives and passenger coaches for the planned rail line from Orlando to Miami. The trains will be built for maximum speed of 125 mph and will be assembled at Siemens’...
  • St. Thomas More planning Broadway trip

    St. Thomas More Parish is offering a special bus trip to Broadway on Saturday, Oct. 4. Guests may ride the bus and choose from one of three shows available that day. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime is $139; The Gentlemen's Guide to...
  • Metrolink sees continued drop in ridership

    Metrolink sees continued drop in ridership
    Sean Robb of Valencia regularly took Metrolink to and from work in Glendale until the trains increasingly fell behind schedule. It became so bad, Robb called the line "Metro-Late." He now drives to the office. Levi Gelineau, an insurance salesman,...
  • Cops question man in groping of woman on Red Line train

    Cops question man in groping of woman on Red Line train
    Police say they are questioning a person of interest in the groping of a woman on a Red Line train last week. The 23-year-old woman told police the man made "inappropriate contact" at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday on a southbound train between the North/...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton

    Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton
    All lanes are open on Interstate 83 in Parkton with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at the MD 137 (Mount Carmel Road) exit on Tuesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. Lanes are also open on MD 175 West in Fort Meade,...
  • Evanston residents: Extend Purple Line Express hours to Chicago

    Evanston residents: Extend Purple Line Express hours to Chicago
    Evanston city officials are trying to gauge resident interest in extending service hours for the Purple Line Express, which operates between Chicago and the suburbs, as well as expanding bus service. The suburb is hosting an online poll about transit...
  • CTA upgrade means more comfortable rides to, from Midway

    CTA upgrade means more comfortable rides to, from Midway
    The best way to fly to Midway Airport may soon be via the CTA. The CTA is eyeing an overhaul of the 3200-series rail cars that run on the Orange and Brown lines. The move is expected to create a smoother ride on these two rail lines, CTA spokeswoman...