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Bikes vs Cars: why it’s war between cyclists and drivers on city streets 3 marmar 17 hrs ago 7 hrs ago 5 148
Have we really reached 'peak car'? 0 marmar 17 hrs ago 17 hrs ago 1 112
Chicago CTA: A Farewell to the 2400 Series Railcar 1 marmar Saturday Saturday 1 130
Amtrak to open IT center in Atlanta this summer 3 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Friday 5 146
Free the Buses: Riders Say Transit Is a Human Right 1 marmar Apr 25 Friday 4 144
Newark Airtrain, Only 19 Years Old, Is Too Shoddy To Fix 1 marmar Friday Friday 2 189
Chicago: CTA Moves Ahead on Plan to Modernize Red, Purple Lines 0 marmar Wednesday Wednesday 2 102
Detroit-area transit agencies consider single fare card 0 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 1 124
Long Beach Transit Agrees to Purchase Electric Buses 1 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 2 78
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Apr 26 Apr 26 0 83
BART has issued a Crowded Car Survival Guide. 4 KamaAina Apr 25 Apr 26 0 178
The wreck of the Exposition Flyer, April 25, 1946 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 Apr 25 2 167
On this day in 1983, the Rio Grande Zephyr made its final run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 25 5 203
Roundabouts: Contentious Intersections Inspire Rage, Relief 1 marmar Apr 25 Apr 25 0 157
San Francisco: Muni’s New Buses of the Future 1 marmar Apr 24 Apr 24 1 250
Deliberately Trespassing on Live Metro Tracks 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 24 0 153
Why Can't America Have Great Trains? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 23 Apr 23 2 285
Japan: Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 22 2 136
NYC Subway Ridership Grows to Highest Point in 65 Years 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 21 5 235
Detroit: M-1 Rail Construction Shifts to Campus Martius 0 marmar Apr 19 Apr 19 3 203
Amtrak pen trumps Freedom of Information Act sword 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 15 Apr 15 1 194
BART Tackles Growing Suicide Problem 1 marmar Apr 15 Apr 15 1 155
WMATA's first 7000-series train to debut on Blue Line 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 14 Apr 14 7 171
Broadening the city through a universal fare card 4 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 209
Proposals to Eliminate Federal Funding Result in 43 Percent Cut in Public Transit and Would Cost U.S 0 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 158
When American transit agencies ignore the world’s move to open gangways 0 marmar Apr 9 Apr 9 5 267
This is what a 'socialist' mayor does for the citizens. Thanks Ann Hidalgo! 4 Surya Gayatri Apr 5 Apr 5 5 416
Couple Converts Flatbed Truck Into Their Dream Country Home 1 KamaAina Apr 2 Apr 2 9 377
Millennials Move to Mass Transit -- WaPo 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 31 Mar 31 11 318
New York: 7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point 3 marmar Mar 27 Mar 27 2 254
Washington DC: Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14 0 marmar Mar 27 Mar 27 1 153
China's Hydrogen-Powered Future Starts in Trams, Not Cars 5 marmar Mar 25 Mar 26 0 356
Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014 0 marmar Mar 22 Mar 22 4 217
Georgia: $1 Billion for Roads, Not a Dime for Transit 0 marmar Mar 22 Mar 22 0 196
Chicago Transit Riders Warned to Brace for Possible Service Cuts, Fare Hikes 0 marmar Mar 20 Mar 20 1 309
Chicago: Zero Explosives, 1 Arrest and 2.6K Bags Checked by Cops at CTA Stations 1 marmar Mar 13 Mar 13 1 301
400 tickets for 1-day return of Winter Park ski train sell out in 12 hours 6 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 27 Mar 4 0 438
These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers (GD) 1 KamaAina Mar 3 Mar 3 5 305
Chicago: CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph 0 marmar Mar 3 Mar 3 1 208
Twin Cities: U.S. Bank Provides Funding for St. Paul Green Line Apartments 0 marmar Mar 3 Mar 3 1 130
FRA launches crossing safety campaign, schedules trespassing prevention workshop 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2 Mar 2 1 187
Seattle: Sound Transit Reaches Record Ridership in 2014 0 marmar Mar 2 Mar 2 1 152
"Transit Revolution": Will Los Angeles Become Gentrification Ground Zero? 1 marmar Feb 26 Feb 27 4 302
Double-decker bus gives Stanford commuters a fresh perspective 2 KamaAina Feb 25 Feb 25 0 272
San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles 1 marmar Feb 24 Feb 24 0 244
Massachusetts: Delays, Crowding, Tension Persist for Locals Using MBTA Commuter Rail 0 marmar Feb 24 Feb 24 0 213
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Feb 23 Feb 23 2 275
Detroit: Grand Rapids Silver Line Offers Model For Woodward BRT Service 0 marmar Feb 21 Feb 21 0 231
Boston: Scott Says 'at Least' 30 Days Needed to Get T on Track 0 marmar Feb 17 Feb 17 4 302
Chicago: Study Says CTA Attracts More Haters on Twitter Than Other Transit Agencies 1 marmar Feb 16 Feb 16 0 268
Boston-Area Public Transit System Tested During Snowstorms 0 marmar Feb 11 Feb 11 1 284
Milwaukee City Council OKs streetcar plan 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 10 Feb 10 0 202
Chicago: CTA Blue Line Upgrade Gets $120M Infusion From Feds 1 marmar Feb 8 Feb 8 2 413
DOT Warns of Dystopian Future For Transportation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 5 Feb 5 1 303
Amtrak to invest $12 million in major renovation of Chicago's Union Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 419
Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 271
M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 265
NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 274
Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 212
For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 386
Suburban Chicago: Pace Unveils $2.3B Rapid Transit Network Plan 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 313
NY: Subway Fare Going Up 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 270
Cuomo to Call for an AirTrain to LaGuardia 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 389
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s welcome reverse on transit exposes his flank 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 273
Charlotte Streetcar Opening Delayed Until June 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 271
SF Mayor Announces Major Expansion of Muni Light Rail Fleet 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 6 439
Washington DC: 1 dead, dozens hurt after Metro car fills with smoke 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 297
NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 5 289
(Transit) Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2015 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 319
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels 3 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 4 293
US Transportation Sec. Foxx announces $996 million to extend Green Line (Boston) 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 357
BART Video: "Farewell Old Wool Seats" 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 332
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2015 1 915
Cities Without Traffic 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 8 521
Chicago Transit Projects for 2015 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 387
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Brown Line in Real Time 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 434
Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports 1 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 5 324
Infographic: The 5 Largest Public Transit Systems in the US 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 4 408
NYC: MTA To Combat Subway Delays With 'Platform Conductors' 2 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 441
Calgary’s soaring transit use suggests high ridership is possible even in sprawling cities 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 8 580
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