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‘Radicalized fanatics’: French police arrest 3 women planning terror attack on Paris train station
French police have arrested three radicalized women who were reportedly planning to bomb the populous Paris Gare de Lyon railway station to avenge the death of top Islamic State leader Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, France’s interior minister said. Read Full Article at
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Hartsfield-Jackson launches project to reduce wait times for Plane Train people-mover, add capacity

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Eid holidaymakers take trains to leave Dhaka at ease
Although thousands are suffering at the bus counters and on highways due to huge tailbacks, it is a completely different scene at the Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka for people leaving the capital to spend the Eid-ul-Azha vacations with their families.
214 points by | Geneva Train station International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Train Holiday Prime minister
New York party promoter says suicide attempt was ‘spur of the moment’
Domonique Echeverria lost her arm and leg when she jumped in front of a moving J train last November.
78 points by New York Post | Train station Railway platform James St. James Disco Bloodbath Public transport Transport Train Suicide
D-Line service to be suspended in Englewood, Littleton most of Sunday
Light rail service on the D-Line between Englewood and Mineral stations will be suspended for much of Sunday so that crews can perform wire repairs on the track.
3 points by The Denver Post | Train station Railway platform Rapid transit Public transport Rail transport Tram Light rail Metro station
Bike lanes give cyclists free ride at expense of drivers, urban planning
Have we reached "peak driving"? It's the question of the year among urban planning and transportation wonks. Car sales remain strong, yet when corrected for population gain and other factors it turns out the average American family for the first time in decades possesses fewer than two cars, drives...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Road Chicago Automobile Train station Driving Bicycle Transport Driver's license
Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian in Northbrook
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train near the Northbrook Metra station shortly after 4 p.m. today, a Northbrook spokeswoman said.As emergency personnel investigate the death of the pedestrian, identified only as female, traffic is being directed by police away from the area of Shermer...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Milwaukee District/North Line Metra Union Station Public transport Train station Amtrak Traffic Train
Traffic tailbacks lengthen wait for Eid holidaymakers at bus terminals
Dhaka Medical College Hospital intern Ashik Talukder was waiting at Kalyanpur to catch a Shyamoli Paribahan bus to Naogaon on Thursday.
258 points by | Public transport Bus stop Bangladesh Train station Justin Long Town Public transport bus service Chi McBride
MTA pushes new jobs plan for New Yorkers to build new subway cars
The next subway car model could be made for New Yorkers, by New Yorkers.
501 points by Daily News | New York City New York City Subway Public transport Train New York Think tank MTA Regional Bus Operations Train station
Eid holidaymakers throng Dhaka's railway station
The great Eid rush has picked up at the central railway station in Dhaka on Thursday, the last working day before the holidays.
263 points by | Dhaka Bangladesh Train Train station Holiday Prime minister Public transport Trains
MTA to close 3 Brooklyn R train stations for 6-month renovations
Three R train stations in Brooklyn are getting makeovers this year, and it'll force riders to use other stops for six months, the MTA said.
-1 points by Daily News | Public transport New York City Subway Bus Train station Minibus Transport Tram New York City
SEPTA police increasing after-school presence following brawls

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Police use tear gas during anti-cop violence protest in Paris (VIDEO)
Police have deployed teargas during a protest against police brutality in Paris after the protesters hurled stones at security forces. Read Full Article at
576 points by Russia Today | Police Constable Police officer Paris Train station Police brutality Crime Violence
New Jersey man, in Chicago to visit family, reported missing
Police are looking for a 53-year-old man who went missing Friday from the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
7 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Pennsylvania Transport Denim New Jersey Police Train station Kentucky
Thursday night's fire not the first for vacant Woodberry warehouse
A four-alarm fire Thursday night at the Schenuitt Rubber building was not the first blaze at the three-story vacant warehouse in Woodberry, which has long been slated for development.More than 120 firefighters and 39 pieces of firefighting equipment were called about 9 p.m. Thursday to 1760 Union...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Firefighter Railway platform Fire protection Fire Interstate Highway System Firefighting Train station Interstate 83
Two men formally charged in connection with shooting at a light rail station
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann formally charged Ever Valles and Nathan Valdez, both 19, in connection with the shooting death of 32-year-old Tim Cruz at an RTD station on the Denver-Lakewood border earlier this month.
2 points by The Denver Post | Railway platform Train station Tram stop Railway stations Criminal law Bus stop Tram Level crossing
Baltimore firefighters battle blaze near Woodberry light rail
Baltimore firefighters are battling a four-alarm fire in a vacant warehouse near the Woodberry light rail station Thursday night. The fire closed the light rail, according to the Baltimore Office of Emergency Management. Dense smoke has spilled over onto Interstate 83. Firefighters were breaking...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Railway platform Train station Tram stop Railway stations Metric space Fire protection Tram Maryland
Man searches for owner of wedding ring found in LIRR parking lot
He’s looking for his one true — owner.
10 points by Daily News | Railway platform Public transport Wedding ring Train station Nassau County New York Wedding Train Ring finger
Paris protests: 'We do not forgive'
Violent anti-police protests that have swept the suburbs of Paris since early February spread into the French capital's city center on Wednesday night.
989 points by CNN | Gare du Nord Rape Assault Train station Police Riot Riot control Sexual intercourse
Metra: Pedestrian struck by train near Long Lake
A person was struck by a Metra train on the Milwaukee District North line late Monday near the Long Lake station in the northwest suburbs.
12 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Metra Milwaukee District/North Line Public transport Train Train station Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Man jumps in front of oncoming Bronx subway train, dies at scene
An unhinged man died after leaping in front of an oncoming subway train in the Bronx early Saturday, officials said.
569 points by Daily News | Public transport Manhattan Rail transport Rapid transit Commuter rail New York City Subway Light rail Train station
Unarmed Minneapolis man shot and paralyzed by Amtrak officer
An unarmed Minneapolis man was left paralyzed after he was shot by an Amtrak police officer during a layover in Chicago.
613 points by Daily News | Police Cook County Illinois Amtrak Police brutality Chicago Constable Police officer Train station
Two killed, another severely injured by trains across city
A man was struck and killed by a downtown D train in a Harlem subway station on Friday, police said.
418 points by Daily News | Manhattan Train station New York City Subway New York City Frederick Douglass Train Public transport Rail transport
2nd suspect in fatal shooting, robbery at Denver light rail station arrested
Nathan Valdez, 19, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder, according to the Denver Police Department.
172 points by The Denver Post | Crime Criminal law Railway platform Train station Criminal justice Law enforcement terminology Masks Surveillance
Hoboken Terminal still awaiting repairs months after deadly crash
It’s been 4 ¹/₂ months since the deadly NJ Transit train crash at Hoboken Terminal, but the agency has done virtually nothing to repair extensive damage that is an eyesore for commuters and a detriment to station businesses. There is still a massive divot at the end of Track 5 where the bumper should be,...
8 points by New York Post | New Jersey Transit New Jersey Transport Hoboken Terminal English-language films Train station Commuting Commuter rail
Bullet train agency cleared to buy two parcels in downtown Los Angeles
The California bullet train agency received clearance Friday to buy its first pieces of property in Los Angeles, two parcels along the Hollywood Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. The state Public Works Board authorized the acquisition, allowing the California High-Speed Rail Authority to purchase...
823 points by Los Angeles Times | California High-Speed Rail Amtrak Metrolink High-speed rail Rail transport Train station Union Station Los Angeles
Man starts fire on Hong Kong train, 18 hurt
At least 13 people were injured Friday evening in a fire on a metro train in Hong Kong, police said.
527 points by CNN | MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Train station Public transport Rapid transit Executive Council of Hong Kong Rail transport Tsuen Wan Line
Metra train strikes pedestrian near Cicero
A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train Friday evening near west suburban Cicero.
6 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Metra Chicago Downers Grove Illinois BNSF Railway Line Public transport Train Train station Amtrak
Greeks prepare to evacuate 75,000 people to defuse 500-pound WWII bomb
Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki distributed fliers and put up posters Friday as part of preparations to evacuate about 75,000 people in order to defuse a 500-pound unexploded World War II bomb. Bomb disposal experts are to tackle the device, found buried beneath a gas station,...
29 points by Los Angeles Times | Bomb disposal World War II Unexploded ordnance Improvised explosive device Bombsuit Emergency evacuation Voula Patoulidou Train station
Malfunction causing light-rail delays this morning
Port Authority trolleys are running off schedule this morning due to a switch problem at the Allegheny Station stop on the North Side.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Train Tram Train station Pittsburgh Transport Light rail Rapid transit American films
Denver plans to repay Union Station tax debt sooner, saving RTD $134 million
The development boom that is sprouting a neighborhood around Denver's Union Station project spiked property and sales tax proceeds years ahead of schedule. officials say.
509 points by The Denver Post | Tax Public transport Railway platform Train station Regional Transportation District FasTracks Consumption tax Value added tax
LIRR train derails at Jamaica Station in Queens, causes delays
A non-passenger LIRR train derailed at Jamaica Station in Queens Wednesday morning, causing major delays in service, transit officials said.
111 points by Daily News | Long Island Rail Road New York City New York Third rail Long Island Train station John F. Kennedy International Airport Rail transport
2 men sought in shooting at Denver light rail station
DENVER (AP) - Denver police are looking for two men suspected of robbing and then killing a man at a light rail station. Police say the victim was at the Regional Transportation District station on Sheridan Boulevard at around 1 a.m. Tuesday when two masked men with backpacks approached him ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Train station English-language films Railway platform Transport Public transport Rapid transit Amtrak Bus stop
Metra train hits, kills pedestrian west of Roselle station
A Metra Milwaukee District-West Line train hit and killed a pedestrian just west of the commuter railroad's Roselle station Monday evening, a spokeswoman for the agency said. Train No. 2239 had been scheduled to leave the Roselle station, headed for Elgin, just before 6:10 p.m., and the incident...
373 points by Chicago Tribune | Public transport Train Locomotive Beau Bridges Train station Commuter rail Milwaukee District/West Line Metra
Officials: Pedestrian fatally hit by Metra train in Roselle
A pedestrian was hit and killed by an outbound Metra Milwaukee District-West Line train during the Monday evening rush in northwest suburban Roselle.
75 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Public transport Train station Train Chicago Victim Station wagon
Teen boys rob girl, then throw her onto subway tracks
A 16-year-old girl was robbed before being thrown onto the track of a Brooklyn subway station Sunday evening, authorities said. The girl was standing on the platform of the Utica Avenue station along the No. 3 and 4 lines when a group of around 10 to 15 teen boys—whom she knew—surrounded her around 8 p.m.,...
39 points by New York Post | Train station New York City Subway Metro station Railway platform Crime Manhattan New York City Rapid transit
3yo girl falls from China train station platform, miraculously saved by passengers (VIDEO)
A young child in China had a close shave with death after she fell down a gap in a train station platform onto busy tracks. Read Full Article at
73 points by Russia Today | Security guard Xining Public transport Rail transport Train station Train Qinghai Surveillance
Musicians: Street performer crackdown could mean competition for CTA space
Since being laid off as a social worker eight years ago, Nate Williams pays his bills by playing acoustic guitar in a CTA subway station."This is pretty lucrative, if you respect what you're doing," said Williams, 57, who entertains crowds at the Washington Blue Line stop singing pop favorites...
302 points by Chicago Tribune | Performance New York City Busking Performance art Music Train station Red Line Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Man's body found in Metro Red Line tunnel in Hollywood after apparently being hit by train
A man's body was discovered early Sunday in the Metro Red Line subway tunnel in Hollywood, after apparently being struck by a train, officials said. The body was discovered in the tunnel connecting to the Red Line’s Sunset Boulevard/Vermont Avenue station; the man was apparently hit by a train...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Train station Tram Public transport Amtrak Tunnel Hollywood Los Angeles California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Rapid transit
Joint-smoking subway rider was once a millionaire
The viral video showed a legless woman sitting on the floor of a subway platform, wheelchair beside her, belongings scattered. She had just smoked a joint on the M train, yelling incoherently at an angry straphanger who cursed her out and threatened to toss her off the train. The cell-phone video seemed to document a...
2424 points by New York Post | New York City JPMorgan Chase Credit card Public transport Train station Amtrak Money Manhattan
Agency to pay $3.1 million to family of slain transit cop
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Bay Area Rapid Transit department has agreed to pay $3.1 million to the family of a transit police detective who was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer in 2014. The board of directors of the Northern California agency said Friday it had voted ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco Bay Area Public transport California Commuter rail Rapid transit San Francisco San Jose California Train station
Man attempts to ride outside subway train
A daredevil’s attempt to ride the outside of a #1 train like he was Spiderman on Friday evening ended abruptly when the operator saw the stunt and pulled the brake, said MTA officials. The man jumped onto the side of the train as it was pulling out of the Christopher Street station at about 5:49...
3 points by New York Post | Automobile Brake Vehicle Transport Train station Suicide
N.J. man who pushed his friend on Chelsea subway tracks indicted
The New Jersey man who shoved his friend onto the tracks at a Chelsea subway station during a drunken frenzy was indicted.
88 points by Daily News | New Jersey New York City Manhattan Murder Attempted murder Train station Surgery Amputation
Catonsville legislators decry 'few differences' in proposed bus upgrades
State legislators representing Catonsville took aim at the proposed BaltimoreLink transit network during a session with area business leaders Thursday afternoon. BaltimoreLink, announced in October 2015 and set to launch next summer, is a proposed revamped network of high-frequency bus routes into...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Public transport Rapid transit Rail transport Railway platform Commuter rail Train station Tram
Meet New York’s beloved mass transit bandit
New York’s subway system drives many of us crazy, but for one man, it’s a lifelong love affair he’s willing to go to prison for — over and over and over. Rikers Island convict Darius McCollum, known as the “train bandit,” has been arrested 32 times for impersonating transit employees, stealing trains and buses, and...
690 points by New York Post | Public transport Train Catch Me If You Can Queens Transportation in New York City Frank Abagnale Prison Train station
2 people walk away after train strikes car near Boston
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two people who walked away apparently unscathed after their car was destroyed by a speeding commuter rail train north of Boston. The outbound train was struck in Revere at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Video surveillance shows the car driving around the lowered ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Boston Transport Public transport Rail transport Automobile Walking Train Train station
Pedestrian hit by Metra train in Mount Prospect
A person was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.
238 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Public transport Train Train station Metra Amtrak Chicago Cook County Illinois Illinois
NJ Transit engineer in fatal Hoboken crash has sleep apnea
Thomas Gallagher, 48, told investigators he had no memory of the Sept. 29 crash.
197 points by Daily News | Sleep apnea Sleep Obstructive sleep apnea Sleep deprivation National Transportation Safety Board Train station Public transport Sleep disorder
Man slashed in face while riding D train near Bryant Park station
A man was slashed in the face at the Bryant Park subway station early Thursday, police said.
221 points by Daily News | Train station Railway platform 42nd Street
Train derails & crashes in Canada, driver seriously injured (PHOTOS)
A passenger train in Calgary, Canada overshot the platform at Tuscany station Tuesday morning, careering off the tracks and crashing through a fence. The driver received emergency treatment after suffering serious injuries. Read Full Article at
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