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A French high speed train TGV. (ALAIN JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality Plans

Suit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.

06/23/2014

File photo of an RT light rail train. (Credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Light Rail Train In Rancho Cordova

A pedestrian who was hit by a light rail train in Rancho Cordova has died.

05/06/2014

An generic photo of an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing. (CBS)

Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Davis

The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.

04/22/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Americans Riding Public Transportation In Record Numbers

Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.

03/10/2014

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

California High-Speed Rail Given Funding Extension

Federal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending more state money on the project.

02/23/2014

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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Amtrak Train In South Sacramento

Police say they received a medical aid call Friday morning in the area of Elder Creek Road near Florin Perkins Road. When they arrived, officers found a deceased male pedestrian.

01/24/2014

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Damaged Overhead Light Rail Lines Cause Headache For Commuters

Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.

01/21/2014

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California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail

California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project, including a $180 million payment due in April.

01/15/2014

An generic photo of an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing. (CBS)

California Zephyr 1 Of 3 Amtrak Trains Stranded Overnight In Illinois

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois have begun to arrive in Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

Calif. High-Speed Train In Limbo After Court Rulings Against Project

Officials overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as “a bump in the road.”

01/02/2014

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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BART Changes Safety Procedures Following Worker Deaths

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials have stopped a practice that made employee teams solely responsible for their own safety on the commuter rail line’s tracks.

10/24/2013

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