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The Technology To Prevent Deadly Train Crashes Exists. Why Is It Taking So Long To Install?

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2008, a Metrolink train slammed head-on into a Union Pacific freight train in southern California, killing 25 people and injuring 13...

BREAKING: At Least 30 Injured In Metrolink Train Derailment

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.24.2015 | Crime

UPDATE 10:58 a.m.: Spokesperson for the Ventura County Fire Department, Capt. Mike Lindbery, said on Twitter that there were no fatalities. Lindbery a...

The Orange Line Extension -- Another Reason to Leave Your Car at Home

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Unless you are transporting your horse from Chatsworth to the polo field at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, there is no reason not to ride the Orange Line.

By Bus, Rail, Train And Car: Tips To Beat Carmageddon

Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Metro: Hundreds of extra buses are being provided with shorter turn-around time between them.

Carmageddon, Out East, And America Fast Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

For me, leaving LA doesn't mean losing touch with the progress of America Fast Forward. In fact, I find these regular outings give me some helpful perspective on what Angelenos are trying to achieve transit-wise.

Confronting Metrolink Executives About The 2008 Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Victims of a Southern California commuter train crash that killed 25 people and injured more than 100 others on Monday con...

LA Metrolink Victims Receive The Maximum Settlement

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge's approval of a $200 million settlement fund for victims of a Metrolink commuter train crash was finalized this we...

Watch: 3 People Struck By Metrolink Train Had Been Drinking, Passed Out On Track | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MISSION VIEJO (KTLA)-- The sole survivor of deadly Metrolink train accident in Mission Viejo says she and her friends fell asleep on the tracks after ...

Metrolink Boycott Threat: Unions Upset Over Amtrak Personality Tests

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Engineers and conductors for Southern California's commuter rail service are threatening to boycott new personality tests required...

Metrolink Trains Gets Crash-Resistant Cars

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Southern California's Metrolink has received the first two of a fleet of crash-resistant train cars that will replace most of the older cars. The c...

California Man Hit By Train Twice In 2 Weeks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

IRVINE, Calif. — A man who lost his hand after being dragged by a commuter train two weeks ago in Southern California has been hit by a train ag...

Metrolink Crash: Feds Conclude Train Ran Red Light

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators said Thursday that railway companies should have to install and monitor audio and video recorders in locomoti...