Railroad crossing: Here’s how Florida drivers, pedestrians can stay safe around train tracks
Florida Department of Transportation spokesperson David Parks said the goal this week is to show drivers across Central Florida just how easy it is to not get hit by a train by simply paying attention to existing road markings and signs.
Officials want you to stay home for the holidays. Still traveling? Here’s what to expect.
Trains are running at 50% capacity to ensure each passenger can sit next to an empty seat, a policy Amtrak plans to keep into next year, spokesman Marc Magliari said. Many routes also have less frequent service. With business down about 75% because of the health crisis, most daily long-distance trains are operating about three times a week.chicagotribune.com
Blue Line service suspended for hours after 'L’ train hits tire from car that crashed near Harlem
Because of the derailment, trains had been operating in two sections, between O’Hare and Rosemont, and between Jefferson Park and Forest Park, with shuttle buses between Rosemont and Jefferson Park, according to the CTA. Full service resumed about 8:15 a.m., with residual delays, according to a CTA alert.chicagotribune.com