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Road Runner: Bill would cut funds for Tucson's Amtrak line

Road Runner: Bill would cut funds for Tucson's Amtrak line

A proposal from a Texas congressman could hinder the only passenger rail service that serves Tucson.

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California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

California Zephyr motors along near Truckee, Calif. The Zephyr starts in Emeryville, near San Francisco, en route to Reno, Nev., a 236-mile journey that offers great views as well as history.

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California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

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California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

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California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

California Zephyr is a breath of fresh air

EMERYVILLE, Calif. - The journey east on Amtrak's California Zephyr is as good as the destination.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Amtrak rail travel growing fast, but it's profitable on few routes

Amtrak rail travel growing fast, but it's profitable on few routes

The subsidized railway carried a record 31.2 million people last year, the Brookings Institution says.

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Amtrak rail travel growing fast, but it's profitable on few routes

Amtrak rail travel growing fast, but it's profitable on few routes

WASHINGTON - Perhaps sparked by highway congestion or the hassle of air travel, Amtrak's passenger rail service has been the nation's fastest-growing mode of transportation, according to a new report that urges Congress to push forward with a coordinated national rail plan.

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Police chase, arrest 2 in armed robberies

Police chase, arrest 2 in armed robberies

A man and a teen were arrested Sunday night in connection with two armed robberies, after fleeing in an SUV and crashing into a vehicle as they exited I-19 at West Ajo Way, police said.

November 27, 2012 12:00 am

Man struck, killed by train downtown

A 62-year-old man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a train as it approached the Tucson Amtrak station.

November 27, 2012 12:00 am

Man killed by train near downtown Tucson station

A 62-year-old man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a train as it approached the Tucson Amtrak station.

November 26, 2012 1:28 pm

Truck-train crash injures 20 in California

HANFORD, Calif. — Two cars and the locomotive of an Amtrak train carrying about 169 passengers derailed Monday after colliding with a big rig truck in California’s Central Valley, authorities said.

October 01, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Road runner: Here's what's next: lane closures on I-10

We're starting 2012 with a ton of road projects to update you about. Let's get right to it.

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McCain loses bid to limit transportation projects

WASHINGTON — The Senate defeated a bid by Sen. John McCain on Wednesday to stop funneling federal funds to transportation museums, highway beautification and preservation of historic bridges, rejecting his argument that money needed to repair rundown roads was being diverted to projects lik…

October 19, 2011 2:58 pmLoading…

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