U.S., Washington State: Metro, Sound Transit slash service, citing coronavirus outbreak

By Heidi Groover, Staff Reporter, The Seattle Times; March 19, 2020 King County Metro detailed far-reaching cuts to bus service…

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U.S., Maryland/D.C./Virginia – Expanding MARC service to Virginia: Not as simple as it sounds | COMMENTARY

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, March 12, 2020 What if you could board a MARC rail commuter train…

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Los Angeles Union Station overhaul receives $400 million from California High Speed Rail

By Antonio Pacheco, Archinect; September 13, 2019 The California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority…

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Rail from Los Angeles to Las Vegas? Metro officials are talking with Virgin Trains

By Elijah Chiland, Curbed Los Angeles; July 26, 2019 The head of Los Angeles’s largest transit agency said Thursday that…

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Los Angeles Metro riders complain of transients sleeping on trains: ‘They seem to be wanting to run a homeless shelter’

By Josh Haskell, KABC ABC 7; May 23, 2019 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Early morning Metro riders say the trains…

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At 80, Los Angeles Union Station tries to reinvent itself for a rail future

By Colleen Shalby, Los Angeles Times; May 21, 2019 For two decades, Traxx was a top draw at Union Station…

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Los Angeles, California Metro completes $172 million rail maintenance facility

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 4, 2019 The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) officials yesterday marked the completion…

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Congressman Lipinski, Amtrak battle over Chicago Union Station woes

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; April 4, 2019 Amtrak finally has issued a detailed explanation of just what went…

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Maryland Transit Administration to offer free transit to unpaid federal workers until end of government shutdown

By Colin Campbell, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; January 24, 2019 The Maryland Transit Administration is offering free bus, Light RailLink,…

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Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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Take the No. 5 train to Santa Monica? Los Angeles Metro may rename its rail lines

By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times; September 19, 2018 Instead of taking the Blue Line to Long Beach, how…

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Metro Is Bringing a Retro Arcade to Los Angeles Union Station

By Lisa Beebe, Los Angeles Magazine; September 20, 2018 Metro knows people think of Union Station as little more than…

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Southern California: Investing in regional rail can erase prescription for gridlock

By Art Leahy, The Orange County Register; April 25, 2018 For nearly half a century I have enjoyed a unique…

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Los Angeles Metro eyes public-private partnerships to fast-track Measure M projects

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 4, 2017 The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has begun considering a series…

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