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Can Light Rail Be an Engine of Opportunity? The Twin Cities Story 3 KamaAina 2 hrs ago 16 min ago 0 79
Let’s make suburbs into cities: New urbanism, car culture and the future of community 2 marmar Sunday 2 hrs ago 1 166
Chicago: Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens 0 marmar Sunday Sunday 1 221
Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck 1 marmar Sunday Sunday 2 126
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up 2 KamaAina Thursday Thursday 0 129
The Case for Public Transportation, in Infographic Form 2 KamaAina Wednesday Wednesday 2 139
Missoula buses will be 'zero fare' beginning Jan. 5 4 KamaAina Wednesday Wednesday 10 225
Best Muni routes for seeing San Francisco 1 KamaAina Wednesday Wednesday 1 87
Construction underway on Detroit's light rail line 1 marmar Aug 5 Aug 6 1 163
D.C. streetcar operator training begins this week 0 marmar Aug 5 Aug 5 1 98
Paris Launched a Kid-Friendly Bike Share. Could the U.S. Be Next? 0 marmar Jul 30 Jul 30 2 170
Scared of Biking in Traffic? These Cities Are Making It Safe 3 marmar Jul 11 Jul 13 4 198
D.C.: Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress 0 marmar Jul 11 Jul 11 2 238
China's incredible high-speed rail system 5 IronLionZion Jul 9 Jul 9 1 356
$6 Rides for BART's Oakland Airport Connector 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 2 217
Public Works: Getting Paid to Bike to Work 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 10 Jun 10 3 153
America forgot about bikes. Now it needs them more than ever. 6 mahatmakanejeeves May 2014 Jun 2 4 419
London is raising its congestion pricing charge 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 1 207
Streetcar Funding Slashed By D.C. Council 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 0 184
M-1 Rail on track for groundbreaking in Detroit 0 marmar May 2014 May 2014 1 223
For D.C. Residents, Streetcar Return Will Pose Practical Challenges 0 marmar May 2014 May 2014 0 195
NY: Clock ticking on Hudson crossings, Amtrak warns 4 marmar May 2014 May 2014 2 261
Why bus rapid transit has stalled in Bay Area 1 marmar May 2014 May 2014 1 215
LA Bike Week: Is cycling in Los Angeles getting any safer? 1 marmar May 2014 May 2014 0 133
Is Effective Transit Possible in a Transit-Hostile City? 4 marmar May 2014 May 2014 2 310
Orlando: SunRail Exceeding Ridership Expectations: Officials 0 marmar May 2014 May 2014 3 226
Philadelphia: SEPTA to restore all-night subway service 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 266
First cuts to Metro Transit spread all over Seattle area 4 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 491
Chicago: CTA: 16 buildings need to be razed for Belmont 'L' overpass 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 319
Huge "Big Boy" Steam Locomotive Coming Back to Life 5 Stuart G Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 432
D.C.: Second Time's The Charm? Contractor To Submit Silver Line For Approval 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 155
Twin Cities: Southwest Corridor light-rail route gets green light 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 193
Los Angeles: Westside subway extension survives legal challenge by Beverly Hills 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 2 203
NY: G Train Faces Summer Shutdown 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 164
Silver Line Delays Holding Up Tysons Corner Development 3 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 292
NY: Port Authority Wants to Build Bus Terminal Annex 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 173
Houston: Metro Sees Record-Breaking Spring Break Ridership 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 4 157
New Study Demolishes Anti-Streetcar Arguments; Project Benefits Means It More than Pays for Itself 3 lowkell Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 758
Recent Trends in Bus and Rail Ridership 3 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 332
Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 248
NY: Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 242
San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards. 0 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 315
Maryland: Purple Line receives federal environmental approval, allowing condemnations to begin 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 244
NY: Congestion pricing plan gains actual momentum 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 165
Chicago: Task force: Create superagency for transit 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 160
D.C.: What's Delaying the Silver Line? Pull Up a Chair. 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 211
LA Times: Teaching new Metro riders the subway of doing things 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 258
Public Transportation Trends Expose Ecological, Economic and Social Crossroads 0 nxylas Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 371
Chicago: CTA set to put all fares under Ventra 1 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 230
Record 10.7 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2013 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 205
Amtrak's California Zephyr returns to Denver Union Station 8 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 10 725
Did you hear about monorail cat? 0 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 5 518
Chicago: Metra looks to lease rail cars from other states 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 297
Roger Penske touts M-1 Rail project as Detroit's 'home-run project' 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 297
The battle for mass transit’s soul: How will tomorrow’s greatest cities travel? 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 205
Recent Storms and Major Development Could Revive Discussion of State Money for MARTA (audio link) 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 167
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 168
Northeast LA Getting LA's First Bike-Friendly Business District 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 210
D.C. Metro Chief: If You Want More Service, We Need More Money 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 262
Fancy, Futuristic Touch-Screen Subway Maps Have Arrived 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 232
Civic Group Proposes Closing Parts of 20 Chicago Streets 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 186
Bus riders frozen out as fight over snow removal leaves many NJ Transit stops packed in ice 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 268
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 318
Atlanta: MARTA GM: Rail system would ideally be double its size 3 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 275
NY: New Tappan Zee Bridge: Report details bus rapid transit 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 251
Florida: Campaign Pushing to 'Greenlight' Pinellas Mass Transit Tax 2 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 358
Houston: Contaminated Soil Sinks Metro Underpass Plans for Green Line 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 250
WaPo: Contractor says Silver Line is complete; MWAA now has 15 days to decide 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 316
San Francisco: Pedestrian death nothing new on perilous Sunset Boulevard 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 288
Revisiting an N train extension to Laguardia 2 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 381
UK: Cornwall and parts of Devon could be without rail links to London for a while 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 209
'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 323
Why Super Bowl Transit Math Didn't Add Up 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 263
Kansas City Council Gives Green Light to Plans for Larger Streetcar Taxing District 1 marmar Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 279
As 'mass transit' Super Bowl nears, more disabled trains and delays 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 328
Mass. Holds Hearings On $12B Transportation Spending Plan 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 213
CA Gov Jerry Brown asks state Supreme Court to intervene on high-speed rail 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 335
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 473
Twin Cities: Metro Transit reports ridership gain for fourth year in a row 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 215
"It's Hard to Say" if U.S. Bike Share Systems Will Survive Bixi's Bankruptcy -- Reporter 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 228
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