Stories tagged: train travel
Fri., June 19, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago About 40 Spokane waiters and waitresses descended on the Northern Pacific depot’s ticket booth, requesting free passes to Yellowstone and Grand Canyon national parks, …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2012, 3:56 p.m.
New trail spurs interest in ex-Atlanta rail route
ATLANTA (AP) — Since a new urban trail opened last month in an old rail corridor in Atlanta, it has drawn a steady stream of joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists to …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2012, 1:35 a.m.
New Orleans streetcar line to get Super Bowl debut
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012, 12:06 a.m.
Isolated NYC borough says help is slow after Sandy
NEW YORK (AP) — The mother grabbed her two boys and fled their home as it filled with water, hoping to outrun Superstorm Sandy. But Glenda Moore and her SUV …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2012, 11:02 a.m.
Amtrak funding in crosshairs in presidential race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You’re on your own. The platform Republicans adopted at their convention included a call for full privatization and an …