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  • Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern
    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
  • Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt

    Man leaps in front of Red Line train in suicide attempt
    Metro Red Line service was delayed late Friday when a man jumped in front of a train in what officials called a suicide attempt. A witness at the Hollywood/Western Station said the man was dragged 20 yards but survived. He had a large gash on his head...

    160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...

    State fines BART $210,000 for lapses that led to rail worker deaths

    State fines BART $210,000 for lapses that led to rail worker deaths
    SAN FRANCISCO -- State workplace safety regulators cited the Bay Area Rapid Transit District on Thursday for three "willful serious safety violations" that resulted in two workers being struck and killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last...

    Metro drops entrance on proposed downtown subway station

    Metro drops entrance on proposed downtown subway station
    Transportation officials have shelved plans for a second entrance to a downtown subway station across from L.A. police headquarters and the Los Angeles Times because the newspaper's parent company says it may develop the site, according to Metro documents...