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Warning: Do Not Drive Around Cars Waiting at a Grade Crossing for the Train to Go By 6 mahatmakanejeeves 3 hrs ago 1 hr ago 2 179
MO: St. Louis County Faces Steep Odds Getting MetroLink on Expansion Track 0 marmar 3 hrs ago 3 hrs ago 0 32
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Amtrak Derailment Meeting, 06-02-15 0 mahatmakanejeeves 5 hrs ago 5 hrs ago 0 45
Elk Grove to leave bus service unchanged; proposed light-rail plan unpopular (xpost from CA) 0 KamaAina Friday Friday 2 150
SEPTA places railway safety technology order 0 mahatmakanejeeves Wednesday Wednesday 2 143
NYC: STEP ASIDE: The MTA Wants to Speed Up Three Subway Lines 1 marmar Tuesday Tuesday 2 163
NY: MTA Bus Ridership Plummeting, Statistics Show 2 marmar May 19 May 19 1 284
Northeast Corridor: America's Premier Rail Superhighway is Slowly Falling Apart 2 marmar May 18 May 18 7 200
State lawmaker defends bike tax, says bicycling is not good for the environment 5 Sancho May 17 May 18 5 312
Why can't America have high-speed trains? (xpost from GD) 4 KamaAina May 14 May 14 3 296
NJ Transit Considers 9 Percent Fare Hike, Service Cuts 1 marmar May 14 May 14 0 138
Detroit: New Regional Transit Plan to Connect Major Cities Across 4 Counties 0 marmar May 13 May 13 1 171
Why Chicago Needs More Transit-Oriented Developments 1 marmar May 12 May 12 0 117
Cool time-lapse video of the rebuild of a Toronto intersection and streetcar tracks..... 1 marmar May 12 May 12 0 214
Seattle to Buildings: Give Tenants Transit Passes, Not Parking Spots (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina May 11 May 11 3 164
Detroit: RTA to unveil regional mass transit planning effort on Tuesday 2 marmar May 10 May 10 1 150
Obama Administration To Trans-Hudson Tunnel Stakeholders: Get it Together 2 marmar May 10 May 10 3 238
How Amsterdam became the bicycle capital of the world 1 marmar May 9 May 9 6 241
Lessons From Toronto: Density Transforms, Brings Challenges 0 marmar May 9 May 9 0 126
Transportation emerges as crucial to escaping poverty 0 nxylas May 7 May 7 2 297
Bikes vs Cars: why it’s war between cyclists and drivers on city streets 3 marmar May 5 May 5 5 326
Have we really reached 'peak car'? 0 marmar May 5 May 5 1 195
Chicago CTA: A Farewell to the 2400 Series Railcar 1 marmar May 2 May 2 1 205
Amtrak to open IT center in Atlanta this summer 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 1 May 1 5 219
Free the Buses: Riders Say Transit Is a Human Right 1 marmar Apr 25 May 1 4 200
Newark Airtrain, Only 19 Years Old, Is Too Shoddy To Fix 1 marmar May 1 May 1 2 251
Chicago: CTA Moves Ahead on Plan to Modernize Red, Purple Lines 0 marmar Apr 29 Apr 29 2 157
Detroit-area transit agencies consider single fare card 0 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 1 182
Long Beach Transit Agrees to Purchase Electric Buses 1 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 2 125
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Apr 26 Apr 26 0 127
BART has issued a Crowded Car Survival Guide. 4 KamaAina Apr 25 Apr 26 0 227
The wreck of the Exposition Flyer, April 25, 1946 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 Apr 25 2 244
On this day in 1983, the Rio Grande Zephyr made its final run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 25 5 263
Roundabouts: Contentious Intersections Inspire Rage, Relief 1 marmar Apr 25 Apr 25 0 207
San Francisco: Muni’s New Buses of the Future 1 marmar Apr 24 Apr 24 1 373
Deliberately Trespassing on Live Metro Tracks 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 24 0 196
Why Can't America Have Great Trains? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 23 Apr 23 2 391
Japan: Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 22 2 187
NYC Subway Ridership Grows to Highest Point in 65 Years 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 21 5 286
Detroit: M-1 Rail Construction Shifts to Campus Martius 0 marmar Apr 19 Apr 19 3 253
Amtrak pen trumps Freedom of Information Act sword 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 15 Apr 15 1 227
BART Tackles Growing Suicide Problem 1 marmar Apr 15 Apr 15 1 189
WMATA's first 7000-series train to debut on Blue Line 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 14 Apr 14 7 224
Broadening the city through a universal fare card 4 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 271
Proposals to Eliminate Federal Funding Result in 43 Percent Cut in Public Transit and Would Cost U.S 0 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 199
When American transit agencies ignore the world’s move to open gangways 0 marmar Apr 9 Apr 9 5 305
This is what a 'socialist' mayor does for the citizens. Thanks Ann Hidalgo! 4 Surya Gayatri Apr 5 Apr 5 5 479
Couple Converts Flatbed Truck Into Their Dream Country Home 1 KamaAina Apr 2 Apr 2 9 434
Millennials Move to Mass Transit -- WaPo 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 31 Mar 31 11 372
New York: 7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point 3 marmar Mar 27 Mar 27 2 315
Washington DC: Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14 0 marmar Mar 27 Mar 27 1 195
China's Hydrogen-Powered Future Starts in Trams, Not Cars 5 marmar Mar 25 Mar 26 0 435
Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014 0 marmar Mar 22 Mar 22 4 265
Georgia: $1 Billion for Roads, Not a Dime for Transit 0 marmar Mar 22 Mar 22 0 253
Chicago Transit Riders Warned to Brace for Possible Service Cuts, Fare Hikes 0 marmar Mar 20 Mar 20 1 353
Chicago: Zero Explosives, 1 Arrest and 2.6K Bags Checked by Cops at CTA Stations 1 marmar Mar 13 Mar 13 1 359
400 tickets for 1-day return of Winter Park ski train sell out in 12 hours 6 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Mar 4 0 501
These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers (GD) 1 KamaAina Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 361
Chicago: CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 255
Twin Cities: U.S. Bank Provides Funding for St. Paul Green Line Apartments 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 168
FRA launches crossing safety campaign, schedules trespassing prevention workshop 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 236
Seattle: Sound Transit Reaches Record Ridership in 2014 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 189
"Transit Revolution": Will Los Angeles Become Gentrification Ground Zero? 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 351
Double-decker bus gives Stanford commuters a fresh perspective 2 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 318
San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 286
Massachusetts: Delays, Crowding, Tension Persist for Locals Using MBTA Commuter Rail 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 258
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 319
Detroit: Grand Rapids Silver Line Offers Model For Woodward BRT Service 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 274
Boston: Scott Says 'at Least' 30 Days Needed to Get T on Track 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 350
Chicago: Study Says CTA Attracts More Haters on Twitter Than Other Transit Agencies 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 306
Boston-Area Public Transit System Tested During Snowstorms 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 326
Milwaukee City Council OKs streetcar plan 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 248
Chicago: CTA Blue Line Upgrade Gets $120M Infusion From Feds 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 498
DOT Warns of Dystopian Future For Transportation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 345
Amtrak to invest $12 million in major renovation of Chicago's Union Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 470
Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 316
M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 312
NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 315
Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 252
For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 432
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