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Google to help FRA notify drivers of rail crossing locations 0 mahatmakanejeeves 4 hrs ago 4 hrs ago 0 36
Chicago: After Month Without Yellow Line, News Gets Worse in Skokie 1 marmar Wednesday Wednesday 1 230
The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States 0 mahatmakanejeeves Wednesday Wednesday 2 97
The Northeast Corridor's Curviest Stretches, and Amtrak's Plans for Safety and Speed. 1 elleng Wednesday Wednesday 0 82
Fear of Longer Commutes Puts Pressure on US Cities to Act 0 marmar Tuesday Tuesday 3 166
Urban Transit Systems Struggle to Keep Pace as Demand Grows 0 marmar Tuesday Tuesday 2 82
NY: $3.9B World Trade Center Transit Hub Nears Completion 0 marmar Jun 19 Jun 19 2 213
Metro train system’s operation center is understaffed and chaotic, federal investigators find 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 17 Jun 17 3 155
Toronto's new downtown-to-airport rail link is up and running 2 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 5 178
Maryland: Big MARC Fare Hikes Cause Riders to Press Hogan for Hearings 0 marmar Jun 16 Jun 16 1 137
Future of Transportation: Cities with Choices—and Less Parking 2 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 3 124
Transportation First, then Economic Development for Streetcars 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 1 184
Construction begins for Ottawa's new light-rail line 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 1 123
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 0 154
Amtrak may pull plug on Southwest Chief, River Runner 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 12 Jun 13 2 321
New Jersey, You Should've Built That Tunnel 2 marmar Jun 12 Jun 12 4 316
House Votes for Major Amtrak Cuts 2 marmar Jun 11 Jun 11 3 330
SF Bay Area: BART Transbay Tube Closure Planned 1 marmar Jun 10 Jun 10 1 180
Five Countries With the Best Public Transportation Systems (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Jun 8 Jun 8 2 321
M1 Rail names American contractor for six Detroit streetcars 1 marmar Jun 8 Jun 8 0 168
Seattle’s smart plan to remake its streets 0 marmar Jun 6 Jun 6 3 280
In Japan, Md. governor is wowed by super-fast trains — with big price tags 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 5 Jun 5 0 238
San Francisco city officials vow to ride public transit for the next 22 days 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 3 181
MDOT looks to cut payments on idle rail cars, launch Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter line by 2019 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 0 107
Twin Cities: Eden Prairie Rail Stations Being Considered for Cuts 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 1 128
Warning: Do Not Drive Around Cars Waiting at a Grade Crossing for the Train to Go By 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2 Jun 2 3 298
MO: St. Louis County Faces Steep Odds Getting MetroLink on Expansion Track 0 marmar Jun 2 Jun 2 0 178
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Amtrak Derailment Meeting, 06-02-15 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2 Jun 2 0 131
Elk Grove to leave bus service unchanged; proposed light-rail plan unpopular (xpost from CA) 0 KamaAina May 29 May 29 2 236
SEPTA places railway safety technology order 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 27 May 27 2 200
NYC: STEP ASIDE: The MTA Wants to Speed Up Three Subway Lines 1 marmar May 26 May 26 2 242
NY: MTA Bus Ridership Plummeting, Statistics Show 2 marmar May 19 May 19 1 348
Northeast Corridor: America's Premier Rail Superhighway is Slowly Falling Apart 2 marmar May 18 May 18 7 255
State lawmaker defends bike tax, says bicycling is not good for the environment 5 Sancho May 17 May 18 5 392
Why can't America have high-speed trains? (xpost from GD) 4 KamaAina May 14 May 14 3 383
NJ Transit Considers 9 Percent Fare Hike, Service Cuts 1 marmar May 14 May 14 0 190
Detroit: New Regional Transit Plan to Connect Major Cities Across 4 Counties 0 marmar May 13 May 13 1 218
Why Chicago Needs More Transit-Oriented Developments 1 marmar May 12 May 12 0 156
Cool time-lapse video of the rebuild of a Toronto intersection and streetcar tracks..... 1 marmar May 12 May 12 0 267
Seattle to Buildings: Give Tenants Transit Passes, Not Parking Spots (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina May 11 May 11 3 213
Detroit: RTA to unveil regional mass transit planning effort on Tuesday 2 marmar May 10 May 10 1 209
Obama Administration To Trans-Hudson Tunnel Stakeholders: Get it Together 2 marmar May 10 May 10 3 299
How Amsterdam became the bicycle capital of the world 1 marmar May 9 May 9 6 304
Lessons From Toronto: Density Transforms, Brings Challenges 0 marmar May 9 May 9 0 171
Transportation emerges as crucial to escaping poverty 0 nxylas May 7 May 7 2 369
Bikes vs Cars: why it’s war between cyclists and drivers on city streets 3 marmar May 5 May 5 5 389
Have we really reached 'peak car'? 0 marmar May 5 May 5 1 248
Chicago CTA: A Farewell to the 2400 Series Railcar 1 marmar May 2 May 2 1 268
Amtrak to open IT center in Atlanta this summer 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 1 May 1 5 269
Free the Buses: Riders Say Transit Is a Human Right 1 marmar Apr 25 May 1 4 254
Newark Airtrain, Only 19 Years Old, Is Too Shoddy To Fix 1 marmar May 1 May 1 2 301
Chicago: CTA Moves Ahead on Plan to Modernize Red, Purple Lines 0 marmar Apr 29 Apr 29 2 202
Detroit-area transit agencies consider single fare card 0 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 1 239
Long Beach Transit Agrees to Purchase Electric Buses 1 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 2 171
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Apr 26 Apr 26 0 170
BART has issued a Crowded Car Survival Guide. 4 KamaAina Apr 25 Apr 26 0 285
The wreck of the Exposition Flyer, April 25, 1946 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 Apr 25 2 313
On this day in 1983, the Rio Grande Zephyr made its final run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 25 5 341
Roundabouts: Contentious Intersections Inspire Rage, Relief 1 marmar Apr 25 Apr 25 0 264
San Francisco: Muni’s New Buses of the Future 1 marmar Apr 24 Apr 24 1 480
Deliberately Trespassing on Live Metro Tracks 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 24 Apr 24 0 253
Why Can't America Have Great Trains? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 23 Apr 23 2 480
Japan: Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 22 2 240
NYC Subway Ridership Grows to Highest Point in 65 Years 4 marmar Apr 21 Apr 21 5 344
Detroit: M-1 Rail Construction Shifts to Campus Martius 0 marmar Apr 19 Apr 19 3 313
Amtrak pen trumps Freedom of Information Act sword 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 15 Apr 15 1 278
BART Tackles Growing Suicide Problem 1 marmar Apr 15 Apr 15 1 241
WMATA's first 7000-series train to debut on Blue Line 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 14 Apr 14 7 275
Broadening the city through a universal fare card 4 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 332
Proposals to Eliminate Federal Funding Result in 43 Percent Cut in Public Transit and Would Cost U.S 0 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 254
When American transit agencies ignore the world’s move to open gangways 0 marmar Apr 9 Apr 9 5 352
This is what a 'socialist' mayor does for the citizens. Thanks Ann Hidalgo! 4 Surya Gayatri Apr 5 Apr 5 5 532
Couple Converts Flatbed Truck Into Their Dream Country Home 1 KamaAina Apr 2 Apr 2 9 483
Millennials Move to Mass Transit -- WaPo 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 11 432
New York: 7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point 3 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 367
Washington DC: Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 246
China's Hydrogen-Powered Future Starts in Trams, Not Cars 5 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 499
Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 4 306
Georgia: $1 Billion for Roads, Not a Dime for Transit 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 293
Chicago Transit Riders Warned to Brace for Possible Service Cuts, Fare Hikes 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 407
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