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  • U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built

    U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built
    With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster. Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...
  • Reinventing mass transit in metro Chicago

    Reinventing mass transit in metro Chicago
    In a more temperate moment, Mayor Rahm Emanuel might have used the term "blue ribbon panel" to describe the task force assigned to rethink metropolitan Chicago's mass transit system. But the mayor's pension bill was having a bad day in Springfield,...
  • Green Line delayed because of person on tracks on West Side

    Green Line delayed because of person on tracks on West Side
    CTA Green Line trains on the West Side were briefly delayed this evening because of a person on the "L" tracks in the Austin neighborhood, according to the CTA. Trains were stopped in both directions because of a person on the tracks at the Central...
  • Obama library can generate hope and change

     Obama library can generate hope and change
    For people who don't live in the South Side neighborhood of Washington Park, there is hardly a reason to take the CTA's Green Line to the Garfield station. Though barely a mile from the stately University of Chicago campus, the desolate block of East...
  • Long Beach Transit cancels bus contract with Chinese automaker BYD

    Long Beach Transit cancels bus contract with Chinese automaker BYD
    Long Beach Transit has terminated a contract to buy 10 electric buses from Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams. Federal transit authorities said they could not fund the contract after finding that the Chinese company, known as BYD, violated...
  • Driver in Chicago train crash fired; minimum rest limits imposed

    Facing scrutiny after a rookie subway driver admitted to authorities that she fell asleep at the controls before a high-speed crash last month, the Chicago Transit Authority said this week that it will impose limits on how many hours drivers can work...
  • Florida Hospital to commuters: Climb on Board

    Florida Hospital to commuters: Climb on Board
    It could have been a hopeful sign, Alan E. Hyman noted, that when Florida Hospital celebrated the groundbreaking of a proposed SunRail commuter rail station in July 2011, it was a swelteringly hot day. Now, with the station complete and ready for the...
  • CTA won't perform work on Addison stop during Cubs home opener

    CTA won't perform work on Addison stop during Cubs home opener
    Cubs fans heading north on the Red Line Friday will be able to access Wrigley Field via the Addison stop as the Cubs open their 2014 season at home, the CTA said late Thursday. The CTA is allowing northbound trains to stop at the Addison stop from 10:50...
  • SunRail may be linked to OIA in the future

    SunRail may be linked to OIA in the future
    Standing at the new SunRail station in Winter Park, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, noted that it marked a milestone for the city in terms of the transportation options that could be offered residents and visitors alike in the near future. But the...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on I-95 South past Caton Avenue

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on I-95 South past Caton Avenue
    All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury at Caton Avenue on Friday morning that shut down all but the southbound left shoulder for more than two hours, state...
  • Bill Murray rocks a CTA tie on Late Show with David Letterman

    Your attention please. Bill Murray wore a CTA tie on Wednesday's episode of "Late Show with David Letterman." Murray was born and raised in Wilmette, which is where the Linden Purple Line stop is located at the northern end of the line. And as cool as...