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  • Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him

    Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday hired Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran transit official who...
  • Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail

    Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran...
  • Cyclists aim to make Metro Orlando roads safer

    Cyclists aim to make Metro Orlando roads safer
    Metro Orlando may rank among the deadliest communities in the country for walkers and bicyclists, but the area seemed pretty safe Tuesday when cycling experts took a four-hour tour. "I think it's positive, definitely seen improvements," said Bill...
  • Some public transit canceled amid snow

    Some public transit canceled amid snow
    People who decide to venture out in the Baltimore-Washington region can expect headaches if they want to use public transportation. Two morning trains on the MARC Penn line were canceled, the 10:25 a.m. departure from Baltimore and the 7:50 a.m....
  • Getting around downtown may become easier

    Electric carts, so-called circulators and shuttles came up as possible solutions to the ongoing parking problems and navigating Boca's busier downtown. Reducing traffic is one of the Downtown Boca Raton Advisory Committee's eight priorities, chairman...
  • Award-winning Northbrook building may face demolition

    Award-winning Northbrook building may face demolition
    Not long ago, one of the most talked-about buildings in the Chicago area was at 990 Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook. However, the Lipson Alport Glass Associates building is not talked about much lately. Soon, it's likely to be quietly hauled away in...
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  • Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety

    Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety
    Saying it ignores vital safety issues, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District., on Friday criticized the draft of a passenger rail bill that a Congressional committee issued this week. The proposal came out just two days after a Metro-North crash in...
  • Suspected terrorist brother of man on no-fly-list

    Suspected terrorist brother of man on no-fly-list
    The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia. An arrest warrant, originally issued in February, was unsealed Thursday...
  • Package sent to California tax agency is filled with dog feces

    Package sent to California tax agency is filled with dog feces
    Someone wanted to send a message to the California Franchise Tax Board, and it stinks. A package opened in the tax-collecting agency's mailroom in Sacramento on Monday caused an evacuation until firefighters determined the substance was –...
  • Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers

    Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers
    When Dave Taylor decided to buy a new home in Aberdeen a couple of years ago, he made a quick calculation to determine the cost of his commute to Washington as a program specialist for the Department of Homeland Security. At the time, federal employees...