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  • Don't believe the radical Green Party -- Chicago needs a pipeline

    This is in response to “Chicago at heart of crude transport; U.S.: 437,000 barrels pass through area daily; data aid discussions on rail safety” (Page 1, April 4). This Tribune story regarding the large volume of crude-oil rail shipments...
  • Hampton Roads Transit to step up bus service on Warwick

     Hampton Roads Transit to step up bus service on Warwick
    That moment when you've run to a Warwick Boulevard HRT stop just in time to see a bus pulling away could get a little less stressful this summer, as Hampton Roads Transit steps up the frequency of its two lines on the Newport News artery. Adding service...
  • April 10 Letters: Transgender student, bus stop shelters

    Accomodations Re: the transgender student at Gloucester High School. Have we heard how the other male students might feel about sharing a bathroom with that student? At work, we had a man who changed genders. There was a nongender-specific restroom...
  • How to simplify the LAX experience: Grant ride-share services access

    How to simplify the LAX experience: Grant ride-share services access
    Flying into Los Angeles International Airport is annoying and stressful. The terminals are outdated, the signage is confusing and, after fighting the hordes to pick up your luggage, it's difficult to leave because ground transportation is in such a...
  • Officials in Illinois call for increase in federal transit spending

     Officials in Illinois call for increase in federal transit spending
    The leaders of Chicago-area public transit agencies and Illinois elected officials from both political parties rallied Thursday for Congress to pass a robust, long-term federal spending plan to rebuild rail infrastructure used by commuter and intercity...
  • Metra train delayed during morning storm in Western Springs

    Metra train delayed during morning storm in Western Springs
    A morning Metra train heading into Chicago was held up at the Western Springs train station for about 20 minutes Thursday morning during a thunderstorm, as workers investigated a mechanical problem. The ticket agent said she heard "a God awful noise,"...
  • Metro returning red line to automatic train operation

    Metro says red line trains will be returning to automatic mode. It's a significant milestone for the agency, which has run trains in manual mode since the 2009 train crash that killed nine people. Metro says that starting Monday eight car trains will run...
  • No injuries in NJ Transit bus fire

    No one was injured when the engine compartment caught fire on a New Jersey Transit bus. The bus was headed from New York to Cranford with ten passengers when the fire broke out on North Broad Street and Parker Road in Elizabeth on Thursday. NJ Transit...
  • Debris on I-83 south in city reported

    Debris on I-83 south in city reported
    Debris was reported on Interstate 83 south, past Old Pimlico Road in Baltimore, closing two lanes at about 10:15 a.m. Thursday morning, state highways officials said. The state Department of Transportation on Thursday morning reported two incidents...
  • Cops release images of teens who snatched cellphones on CTA Green Line

    Cops release images of teens who snatched cellphones on CTA Green Line
    Police released images Wednesday morning of a group of teens accused of snatching cellphones on trains on the CTA Green Line. According to a community alert, the victims were seated near the doors as the train approached the Lake and Pulaski station....
  • De Blasio, Schumer urge increase in transportation funding

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer rode the "R'' train from Brooklyn to City Hall on Thursday morning, chatting with straphangers, handing out leaflets and, at times, adopting Boston accents as they called for the public to pressure...