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Plan to boost tanker-car safety meets opposition

WASHINGTON - The oil industry and U.S railroads are resisting the Obama administration's attempt to boost safety standards for the type of rail car involved in a fiery, fatal explosion in Canada, citing costs and technical challenges.

July 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photos: Train derailment

Photos: Train derailment

A CSX freight train crashed into a trash truck and derailed Tuesday in a Baltimore suburb and the explosion that followed rattled homes at least a half-mile away, sending a plume of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles, officials and witnesses said. Source: AP

May 28, 2013 3:31 pm Photos



Road runner: Sun Tran is working on Google app to help smartphone users navigate the system

Let's say you're on a weekend trip in Phoenix or San Diego.

October 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Political notebook: Thickets of political signs sprouting again areawide

Say goodbye to the views at your local intersections for the next several months.

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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