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  • How accessible is the CTA?

    How accessible is the CTA?
    There are certain CTA stations that seem almost impossible to navigate, even if you are in good shape. Take the Sheridan Red Line stop, for example. The stairwell is narrow and is known to get slick with puddles after rain. Or the Central Purple Line...
  • MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone

    MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone
    Users of the Maryland Transit Administration's bus system will be able to track buses in their area via their smartphones and other mobile devices starting this fall, one of many changes announced Monday as part of the agency's multiyear bus improvement...
  • Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July

    Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July
    They're calling it the Century Crunch. Although it's not expected to be a full on 405 Freeway-style Carmageddon, L.A. transit and airport officials are advising travelers who rely on Century Boulevard for access to Los Angeles International Airport...
  • Gold Line train hits car near Little Tokyo, delays rush-hour commute

    Gold Line train hits car near Little Tokyo, delays rush-hour commute
    A Los Angeles County Metro Gold Line train hit a car that was on the tracks near Little Tokyo on Tuesday morning, sending the driver to a local hospital and causing delays at the beginning of morning's rush hour. The crash occurred about 7 a.m. near 1st...
  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • All Aboard Florida station expected to spark development

    All Aboard Florida station expected to spark development
    It's a hodge podge of older buildings, vacant lots and small businesses now — only a short walk from dynamic Las Olas Boulevard and other key destinations in downtown Fort Lauderdale. But with a $30 million station planned for Florida's high-speed...
  • Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route

    Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route
    Dear Getting Around: You've got mail. Q: What's up with the new bike lanes on Harrison Street, where the lanes bend around State Street (because the east and west approaches to the intersection don't line up with each other)? I see that the city...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • Lake Shore Drive seeking road to the future

    Lake Shore Drive seeking road to the future
    North Lake Shore Drive is a mess for many of the quarter-million drivers, bus passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists who use it each day, according to new research from city and state transportation officials who are planning an overhaul of the aging...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m.
    With the clearing of disabled vehicles on Interstate 95 North at MD 100 in Elkridge and I-95 North at MD 175 in Jessup, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled closures at 8:50 a.m. on Monday. The Maryland Transit...
  • 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...