Federal, state and local officials Thursday marked the opening of the $142 million Englewood Flyover, a railroad bridge intended to eliminate a major bottleneck in the nation's biggest, busiest and most congested railroad hub.
A who's who of elected officials spoke at Wednesday's "State of the Region" event in Modesto, offering quick comments on a multitude of topics -- from immigration and water bonds to government bureaucracy and predatory fish.
As Christopher Fisher, Kristina Gibson and their 9-year-old son struggled to blink away the pepper spray in their eyes, they say, the large group of teens who had jumped them on a city sidewalk casually departed the scene on a No. 22 bus.
A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack.
The controversial train manufacturer run by the repressive Chinese government submitted an extraordinarily low bid to make new Orange and Red line subway cars that was hundreds of millions of dollars lower than its rivals, records show.
The government on Tuesday made some changes to its high-speed development plan, adding a Bangkok-Rayong route and splitting the Nong Khai-Map Ta Phut route into two -- Nong Khai-Nakhon Ratchasima and Nakhon Ratchasima-Bangkok-Map Ta Phut.
Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders.
Work on the future BART station in Milpitas is coming right along, although drivers on the adjacent Montague Expressway and Capitol Avenue can't see much progress yet on what will become one of the most used transit stops in Silicon Valley.
But in these days when traffic routinely backs up for miles on Tampa's highways, streetcars could be headed for a new heyday, says Peter Mikos, assistant manager of streetcar operations for the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority.
City officials estimate it will cost at least $50 million, and perhaps as much as $70 million, to do the environmental study, detailed engineering and design, and other work needed to apply for federal matching funds for the proposed $1.4B light rail...
The CTA on Thursday will make a second attempt to stir up interest among rail car manufacturers to submit bids on a next-generation train for Chicago-area rapid transit riders, according to transit officials.