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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Rail
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Heavy delays on eastbound I-70 at Georgetown after semitrailer catches fire 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed Saturday afternoon at Georgetown due to a semitrailer fire, the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted. The right lane remains closed, while the other lanes have since reopened. Drivers can expect heavy delays, transportation officials said. The fire initially closed both sides of the interstate as smoked crossed the […]
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SUVs have made a startling rise in Germany. Now comes the backlash 14.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Tensions boiled over this month when a Porsche Macan jumped a curb in central Berlin and plowed into a crowd of pedestrians

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Southbound I-25 closed through Thornton because of a fuel spill 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A truck accident and fuel spill have forced police to close a section of I-25 through Thornton.
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New Rocky Flats soil readings expected by month’s end 10.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The state expects to receive readings on additional soil samples taken from Rocky Flats' eastern fence line, where an elevated level of plutonium was recently reported, by the end of September.
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Third light rail accident in the Twin Cities in the last two weeks 10.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Metro Transit officials say a man was walking on tracks along the Green Line when he was struck by a passing train.
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RTD unveils new way to buy tickets for Denver metro buses and trains 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Riders on metro Denver's buses and trains gained another option to buy tickets Monday as RTD became one of the first agencies to sign up with the popular Transit app.
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Bicyclist struck, killed by Blue Line train in Minneapolis 3.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident comes just days after a woman was struck and killed by a Green Line train in St. Paul.
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'I thought I was about to die': Eyewitnesses describe brutal beatings by Hong Kong police 3.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Hong Kong riot police violence is traumatizing the population. Here's why eye witnesses are having nightmares or cannot sleep.

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Pedestrian struck, killed by Green Line train in St. Paul 31.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Metro Transit spokesperson said preliminary information indicates the pedestrian walked into the path of a westbound train as an eastbound train was leaving the Dale Street station.
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Suspicious Packages Found at Fulton Street Subway Station in New York City Causes Delays 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The police department advised people to avoid the area while the investigation was conducted and more than six subway trains had service halted to the station.
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Colorado transportation leaders are banking on buses and trains as population surges 5.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The addition of new Bustang routes is just one transit expansion strategy emerging in the early days of Gov. Jared Polis' administration as CDOT looks more seriously at alternatives to road widening.
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Does anyone really believe luxury tower residents will take transit? 4.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation says new luxury towers on the Amoeba Music site in Hollywood will accelerate gentrification and ruin existing neighborhoods.

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Lollapalooza 2019: Where to Watch Live Stream, Plus Music Lineup, Schedule and Map Info 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The annual music festival takes place in Grant Park, in Chicago, Illinois, and plays host to music acts such as The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, Slash and The Strokes.
Getting Out of Jail After Dark Can Be Dangerous—and Sometimes Deadly 29.7.2019 Mother Jones
The last bus of the day pulls away from the parking lot outside the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California, at 8:43 p.m. Twenty minutes later, a young woman pulls up the hood of her dark jacket, pushes open the jail lobby’s heavy door, and steps out into the night, looking for a cigarette. Leah, […]
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It's So Hot in Europe's Heat Wave, Countries are Painting Railroad Tracks White So They Don't Melt 26.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The paint can reduce the temperature up to 50 Fahrenheit (10 Celsius).
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On The Hottest Day Of the Year In London, Passengers Only Ride Air-Conditioned Tube Lines 25.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There has been a heatwave all across the country for the past week, and in London, commuters are seeking air-conditioned shelter wherever possible.
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Parts of the New York Subway Are Down (Again), This Time It's a 'Switch Malfunction' 23.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The lines impacted by the switch malfunction include the 2, 3, 4, 5 and F trains. The MTA encourages passengers to take the letter lines instead.
Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of July 15-21 21.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Uber, Lyft and the A-Line train have changed the game at DIA — shelving plans for more airport parking 21.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rise of alternatives has upended ground transportation at Denver International Airport, with ride-sharing services, the 3-year-old commuter rail line and competing lots reducing on-site parking usage.
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New York City Train Service Disrupted One Day After MTA Recommends Massive Job Cuts 20.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
New York City trains halted during a sweltering rush hour on Friday, just as the Metropolitan Transit Authority gets ready to vote next week on slashing 2,700 jobs.
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