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Guide To OC’S Public Transportation

Whether you’re looking to save money or spend less time in your car, here are some of the best public transportation options in Orange County.

02/22/2014

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Crews Break Ground On Metrolink Perris Valley Line

Officials were set Friday to mark the beginning of construction on the 24-mile Metrolink Perris Valley Line in Riverside.

02/21/2014

A Metrolink train collided with a freight train in Chatsworth in 2008.

New Safety Device Designed To Keep Deadly Train Accidents From Happening

The new technology is called Positive Train Control (PTC).

02/20/2014

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LA-Area Commuter Trains Get Crash-Avoidance System

Metrolink has quietly rolled out a train equipped with “positive train control,” which lets dispatchers halt engines remotely if they speed or blow through stop signals.

02/19/2014

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Metrolink Set To Debut Predictive Collision-Avoidance Technology

Transportation officials were expected to be joined by local lawmakers later this week at Union Station to announce the debut of the first commuter rail system in the U.S. to implement predictive collision-avoidance technology.

02/17/2014

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Driver Survives Collision With Metrolink Train In Orange

Investigators say the unidentified driver grew impatient while at a stop on Palm Avenue and drove around several cars before the vehicle was struck on its passenger side.

12/30/2013

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Metrolink Train In Simi Valley

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Monday in Simi Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Metrolink Train In Pacoima

A bicyclist was killed Friday afternoon when a Metrolink train struck him as he attempted to cross the tracks, police said.

12/07/2013

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Metrolink On Course For System That Might Have Prevented Deadly NY Crash

In the wake of Sunday’s deadly train derailment in New York, pressure is increasing on commuter rail systems around the country to speed up installation of a high-tech accident-prevention system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2013

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Missing Person: Corona Woman, 54, Last Seen Boarding Train For Buena Park

The family of a 54-year-old woman who disappeared Monday is asking for help locating the Corona resident.

12/03/2013

Man Killed By Metrolink Train In Palmdale

A man riding a bicycle was struck by a Metrolink train Saturday evening in Palmdale.

10/19/2013

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Teenage Boy Fatally Struck By Metrolink Train At Riverside Rail Crossing

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. at the rail crossing on Madison Street near Indiana Avenue.

10/10/2013

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Memorial Plaque Honors Victims, Survivors Of 2008 Metrolink Crash In Chatsworth

A memorial plaque was unveiled Thursday to honor the 24 people who died and the dozens who were injured five years ago when a Metrolink train crashed into a freight train in Chatsworth.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Pedestrian Struck By Metrolink Train In Northridge

A pedestrian Friday was struck by a Metrolink train in Northridge.

08/02/2013

Metrolink To Institute 5 Percent Fare Increase July 1

Metrolink will institute a system-wide 5 percent fare increase on July 1.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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