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Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 0 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday Yesterday 3 92
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Friday 0 157
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 25 Aug 17 1 178
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 29 Aug 17 7 344
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 16 Aug 16 1 178
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 9 Aug 9 0 263
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 4 Aug 5 8 319
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2 Aug 2 0 124
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 29 Jul 29 0 138
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 26 Jul 26 0 197
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 13 Jul 13 1 278
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 13 Jul 13 1 211
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 8 Jul 8 0 245
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 8 Jul 8 0 210
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 7 Jul 7 1 250
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 7 Jul 7 0 263
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 6 Jul 6 0 249
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 4 Jul 4 4 360
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 27 Jun 27 2 273
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 18 Jun 18 1 266
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 0 236
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 0 203
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 1 334
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 1 309
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 13 1 294
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 10 Jun 13 3 553
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 10 Jun 10 0 194
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 2 381
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 1 Jun 1 9 300
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 1 204
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 28 May 29 9 457
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 214
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 405
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 166
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 525
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 285
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 200
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 201
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 288
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 326
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 198
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 414
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 0 540
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 4 269
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 2016 May 2016 10 591
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 294
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 211
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 403
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 375
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 1 293
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 2016 0 768
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 307
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 1 332
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 210
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 358
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 391
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 421
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 5 319
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 482
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 383
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 308
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 408
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 246
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 341
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 414
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 2016 Apr 2016 3 1143
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 367
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 360
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 356
SEPTA eyes new locomotives, station renewal in $548.6 million capital budget 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 286
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Apr 2016 4 682
Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them 2 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 6 488
How Can Portland Brace for Its Population Boom? 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 504
Mississauga (Ontario) Moves to Make Transit Competitive With the Car 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 383
Detroit: M-1 Rail on track to wrap up construction by 2017 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 516
NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 1062
Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 908
How Can Transit Compete With the Coming Onslaught of Driverless Cars? 3 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 930
Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal. 1 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 947
Transpod's dream: Hyperloop high-speed travel between cities 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 684
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