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NEW YORK (AP) — This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds. The good news: At some U.S. campgrounds these days you get live bands, air...
NEW YORK — The conductor of a train involved in a derailment and crash outside New York City last week noticed an "unusual condition" on the track before the cars went off the rails, and the area where the wreck occurred had recently undergone...
Ride Line. This is an excellent city bus service. The only flaw in it is the need to call and make appointments one day in advance. Ride Line uses excellent vehicles. The drivers are courteous. They get me where I need to go, on time. Shuttle to...
DAILY AMERICAN REPORTERThe Somerset County commissioners authorized planners to apply for federal and state grants that would pay for a new Amtrak train station in Rockwood Borough. The estimated cost of the train station is about $2 million,Somerset County Planning...
In Honor of Those Who Serve, local businesses would like to say "Thank You" for your service by offering special discounts for Memorial Day. (This list is ongoing, please check back for updates and additions.) Some discounts are offered all year long....
Last week presented the sort of opportunity that elected officials crave. As Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the gas tax increase into law, he announced a slew of new Maryland transportation projects — $1.2 billion in all — that can now move...
Amtrak is receiving the first of 70 electric locomotives made by Siemens AG intended to replace decades-old equipment. The first three locomotives bought with money from a $532 million U.S. Federal Railroad Administration loan are coming off the...
Reading newspapers and books or taking naps were once the prime pastimes for Metra customers. Now nearly half the riders are using personal electronic devices like laptops, smartphones, iPads and Kindles, and that percentage has doubled since 2010, a...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Commuter trains damaged in a crash in Connecticut were being removed Sunday in the first step to making repairs and restoring service, the agency that runs Metro-North said. Aaron Donovan, spokesman for the Metropolitan...
Metra service on the Rock Island District line resumed this afternoon after an Amtrak train derailment block the Metra tracks at 16th Street, according to Metra. Metra trains were not allowed to enter or exit the LaSalle Street station due to the...
Amtrak service between New York and Boston was limited Saturday as investigators gathered evidence from Friday's collision between two Metro-North Railroad commuter trains in. The crash involving about 700 passengers in Bridgeport, Conn., injured...
Federal investigators gathered Saturday at the site of the Connecticut train crash that left dozens of commuters injured Friday evening. Eight people remained hospitalized, three in critical condition, officials said. As many as 70 people were injured...
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