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Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 1 KamaAina Sep 2016 18 hrs ago 0 362
NJ TRANSIT Train Struck When Amtrak Train Derails At Penn Station 0 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Friday 2 180
End of the road for Albuquerque Cab 5 left-of-center2012 Mar 7 Mar 11 0 379
Six Reasons Why Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is in Trouble 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 9 Mar 9 0 312
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot North Dakota snowbank 6 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 9 Mar 9 2 417
Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 10 Feb 10 0 585
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 27 Jan 27 7 617
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 21 Jan 22 0 697
Plan to Speed Up Amtraks Northeast Route Faces Opposition in Small Towns 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 17 Jan 17 0 645
Amtrak suspends service for much of Va. ahead of snowstorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 6 Jan 6 0 753
New York and New Jersey agree to plan to fund train tunnel, bus terminal 0 Eugene Jan 5 Jan 5 1 724
Thirty Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 0 162
Amtrak expanding Northeast service to D.C. for {an event on Jan. 20} 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 29 Dec 29 1 1433
Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summer 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 27 Dec 27 2 799
Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1386
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1159
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 2016 Dec 2016 3 234
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 370
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 459
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 306
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 435
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 399
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 262
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 417
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 266
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 346
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 363
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 430
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 784
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 394
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 364
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 575
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 347
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 490
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 598
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 295
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 306
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 372
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 459
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 343
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 399
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 370
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 394
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 420
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 396
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 518
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 434
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 436
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 395
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 344
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 516
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 489
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 2016 1 461
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 824
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 335
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 542
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 9 493
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 353
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 9 743
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 406
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 745
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 313
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 692
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 491
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 337
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 348
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 448
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 510
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 351
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 592
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 0 949
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 4 406
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 2016 May 2016 10 848
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 434
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 339
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 528
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 546
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 1 452
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 2016 0 1052
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 599
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