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  • Stalled Purple Line train causes major delays in Loop

    Stalled Purple Line train causes major delays in Loop
    CTA "L" trains were delayed through the Loop Friday morning after a Purple Line train stalled near the Clark/Lake station, officials said. The problem was reported around 9:20 a.m.  Trains were moving again by 9:45 a.m. but "with major delays," the CTA...
  • Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown

    Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown
    Baltimore County Police reported on Friday morning all but one lane on Belair Road is shut down in both directions between Wholesale Club Drive and Dunfield Road due to a 24-inch water main break. Police reported lanes closed in both directions at 6:42...
  • "Operation Safe Stop" nominations are being accepted for the 2014-15 school year

    Upper Macungie Township is accepting "Operation Safe Stop" bus stop nominations for the 2014-15 school year. "Operation Safe Stop" is a community school bus stop program focusing on keeping youngsters safe as they travel to and from school, the township'...
  • Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]

    Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]
    Kudos to Japan Rail and its promoters in the U.S. for their ingenuity and persistence in advancing the fortunes of magnetic levitation rail along the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C. to New York ("Billions lined up for 'maglev,'" Sept. 4). As...
  • Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now

    Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now
    So, first question: If you could travel to the nation's capital from Baltimore in 15 minutes by super-fast train, would you? Sure you would. You'd give it a try at least once, if only to brag that you had achieved land speed of 300 mph. It would be a...
  • U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service, profits

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. rail operators must put investment ahead of profits to clear the way for grain, automotive and chemical shipments now clogging the tracks, lawmakers said at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the health of the rail grid....
  • Riders learn to navigate around temporary closure of California Blue Line stop

    Riders learn to navigate around temporary closure of California Blue Line stop
    Nicole Cholewa's mom picked the wrong day to drop her off. Cholewa, 22, typically rides the Metra from Palatine to the Ogilvie station and walks to classes at the University of Illinois at Chicago. But Thursday morning, Cholewa's mom dropped her off...
  • News to use

    News to use
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that recently came across our desk: Aurora Expeditions is offering a 15 percent discount on two of its Antarctica cruises. With the discount, the Nov. 3 departure of the 20-...
  • Park Ridge officials hear update on Touhy Avenue viaduct

    Park Ridge officials hear update on Touhy Avenue viaduct
    Repairs to the aging Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct can't begin until the Illinois Department of Transportation approves plans to divert street traffic during construction, officials have said. But, as Public Works Director Wayne Zingsheim told...
  • Antarctica Cruises, Tours To Prague, Czech Republic, Budapest

    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: >>Aurora Expeditions is offering a 15 percent discount on two of its Antarctica cruises. With the discount, the Nov. 3 departure of the...
  • State decision on CSX transfer facility is incredibly short-sighted [Letter]

    State decision on CSX transfer facility is incredibly short-sighted [Letter]
    The decision by the state to eliminate funding for the proposed rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park is patently absurd ("State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists," Aug. 28). Over the recent...