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April 30, 2014

Amtrak launches pilot allowing cats and dogs on trains

The six-month program, which will be tested on trains traveling between Chicago and Quincy, Ill., will evaluate the idea for other trains nationally.


December 8, 2011

Translink to consider allowing leashed pets onboard

Currently, Translink's policy only allows leashed guide dogs and pets in carrying cages on its buses and trains, but the transit agency said it would consider one woman's proposal to allow pets on board without the use of cages.


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