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  • Decision on bike paths delayed

    Burbank bicyclists will have at least another six months of designated bike paths and left-turn lanes along Verdugo Avenue between Olive Avenue and Hollywood Way.
  • Mailbag: Changing from the polluting norm

    It amazes me when I hear a few residents of Burbank whine about how they do not want to adopt change in their city ("Remove bike lanes from busy streets," June 12) because they don't want to be like other cities and like things the way they are. Things...

    Metrolink's collapsible trains

    Metrolink's collapsible trains
    Trying to shed a record of deadly accidents, Southern California's Metrolink system will take a leap forward on safety this week when it unveils the nation's first commuter train cars designed to better protect riders and crews with crash-absorbing,...

    Motorcyclist killed in Burbank

    A 65-year-old Burbank man was killed Tuesday morning after his motorcycle collided with a big rig at Buena Vista Street and Burbank Boulevard, officials said — the second fatality on city streets in less than a week. The motorcyclist, who...

    Metrolink rolls out safer rail cars

    Metrolink rolls out safer rail cars
    Metrolink officials on Monday unveiled a fleet of "crunchable" train cars designed to absorb impact during a crash, the latest in the rail agency's efforts to improve safety in the wake of deadly accidents in 2005 and 2008. Manufactured by South Korea-...