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Amtrak to invest $12 million in major renovation of Chicago's Union Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves 14 hrs ago 1 hr ago 1 92
Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms 1 marmar Thursday Thursday 2 105
M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit 0 marmar Thursday Thursday 1 88
NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow 1 marmar Thursday Thursday 0 76
Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations 0 marmar Thursday Thursday 1 59
For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time 1 marmar Saturday Saturday 0 206
Suburban Chicago: Pace Unveils $2.3B Rapid Transit Network Plan 1 marmar Jan 23 Jan 23 1 149
NY: Subway Fare Going Up 1 marmar Jan 23 Jan 23 0 128
Cuomo to Call for an AirTrain to LaGuardia 1 marmar Jan 21 Jan 21 3 247
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s welcome reverse on transit exposes his flank 1 marmar Jan 20 Jan 20 2 145
Charlotte Streetcar Opening Delayed Until June 0 marmar Jan 16 Jan 16 1 165
SF Mayor Announces Major Expansion of Muni Light Rail Fleet 2 marmar Jan 13 Jan 13 6 249
Washington DC: 1 dead, dozens hurt after Metro car fills with smoke 0 marmar Jan 13 Jan 13 2 162
NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 8 Jan 8 5 160
(Transit) Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2015 0 marmar Jan 7 Jan 7 1 150
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels 3 marmar Jan 7 Jan 7 4 142
US Transportation Sec. Foxx announces $996 million to extend Green Line (Boston) 1 marmar Jan 6 Jan 6 3 181
BART Video: "Farewell Old Wool Seats" 0 marmar Jan 5 Jan 5 0 215
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 3 1 683
Cities Without Traffic 1 marmar Jan 2 Jan 2 8 380
Chicago Transit Projects for 2015 2 marmar Jan 1 Jan 1 1 253
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Brown Line in Real Time 0 marmar Dec 23 Dec 23 0 300
Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports 1 marmar Dec 22 Dec 22 4 202
Infographic: The 5 Largest Public Transit Systems in the US 3 marmar Dec 21 Dec 21 4 294
NYC: MTA To Combat Subway Delays With 'Platform Conductors' 2 marmar Dec 20 Dec 20 1 277
Calgary’s soaring transit use suggests high ridership is possible even in sprawling cities 3 marmar Dec 16 Dec 17 8 454
Detroit M-1 Rail: Moving Forward Together 0 marmar Dec 13 Dec 13 0 188
Transit: land use is key 0 KamaAina Dec 9 Dec 9 1 181
Chicago McCormick Place Green Line Opening Delayed to Early 2015 0 marmar Dec 9 Dec 9 1 176
Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About D.C.'s Streetcar Launch 0 marmar Dec 9 Dec 9 0 149
D.C.: Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities 3 marmar Dec 4 Dec 4 1 198
Boston: MBTA Ridership Surpasses 37M For 1st Time 0 marmar Dec 3 Dec 3 2 194
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Red Line to Howard 4 marmar Dec 1 Dec 1 1 344
Ride the Rails: Blue Line to O'Hare 0 marmar Nov 30 Nov 30 4 333
M-1 RAIL on time with completion of first phase of construction on Woodward Ave. in Downtown Detroit 0 marmar Nov 30 Nov 30 3 139
Confirmed: Sprawl and Bad Transit Increase Unemployment 4 KamaAina Nov 12 Nov 15 3 343
My pic of construction of the M1 light rail line in downtown Detroit ......... 2 marmar Nov 15 Nov 15 3 550
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Nov 15 Nov 15 0 108
Europe's cycling economy has created 650,000 jobs 0 marmar Nov 15 Nov 15 2 203
With no new rail tunnel on the horizon under the Hudson, New York faces a looming transport crisis 1 marmar Nov 9 Nov 9 3 677
NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record 2 marmar Nov 8 Nov 8 2 250
Detroit: M-1 Rail picks Czech Republic-based vendor to build custom streetcars 1 marmar Nov 8 Nov 8 1 281
Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles 0 marmar Nov 8 Nov 8 1 185
Why middle-class Americans can’t afford to live in liberal cities (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 365
SF gas stations dwindle in real estate boom (xpost from Calif.) 0 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 501
Repairing Sandy Damaged Rail Tunnels Could Snarl Commute for Years 1 marmar Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 308
D.C.: Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 369
Densely Populated Countries Could Find Food Independence With Vertical Floating Farms (xpost fr. GD) 4 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 392
With infill stations, older transit agencies extend their reach 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 280
Public Transit Is Underfunded Because the Wealthy Don’t Rely on It 3 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 402
For Walkers and Cyclists, A Swedish Road-Planning Strategy Helps Save Lives 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 448
How The Suburbs Got Poor 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 409
Nine years after Katrina, New Orleans’ public transit is still rebuilt for wealthy whites 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 376
S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 257
Man 3-D Prints Backyard Castle, Plans Two-Story House Next (xpost from GD) 13 KamaAina Aug 2014 Sep 2014 23 2606
For London, one Crossrail isn’t enough 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 449
Self-Service Scooters are the Next Form of Communal Transportation in Paris? 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 253
Can Light Rail Be an Engine of Opportunity? The Twin Cities Story 4 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 605
Let’s make suburbs into cities: New urbanism, car culture and the future of community 2 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 356
Chicago: Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 415
Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 288
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up 2 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 340
The Case for Public Transportation, in Infographic Form 2 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 401
Missoula buses will be 'zero fare' beginning Jan. 5 4 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 10 475
Best Muni routes for seeing San Francisco 1 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 272
Construction underway on Detroit's light rail line 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 382
D.C. streetcar operator training begins this week 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 235
Paris Launched a Kid-Friendly Bike Share. Could the U.S. Be Next? 0 marmar Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 310
Scared of Biking in Traffic? These Cities Are Making It Safe 3 marmar Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 392
D.C.: Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress 0 marmar Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 380
China's incredible high-speed rail system 5 IronLionZion Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 657
$6 Rides for BART's Oakland Airport Connector 0 marmar Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 401
Public Works: Getting Paid to Bike to Work 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 337
America forgot about bikes. Now it needs them more than ever. 6 mahatmakanejeeves May 2014 Jun 2014 4 618
London is raising its congestion pricing charge 0 marmar Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 326
Streetcar Funding Slashed By D.C. Council 0 marmar Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 308
M-1 Rail on track for groundbreaking in Detroit 0 marmar May 2014 May 2014 1 359
For D.C. Residents, Streetcar Return Will Pose Practical Challenges 0 marmar May 2014 May 2014 0 318
NY: Clock ticking on Hudson crossings, Amtrak warns 4 marmar May 2014 May 2014 2 465
Why bus rapid transit has stalled in Bay Area 1 marmar May 2014 May 2014 1 342
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