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Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 10 Feb 10 0 541
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 27 Jan 27 7 559
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 21 Jan 21 0 635
Plan to Speed Up Amtraks Northeast Route Faces Opposition in Small Towns 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 17 Jan 17 0 606
Amtrak suspends service for much of Va. ahead of snowstorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 6 Jan 6 0 712
New York and New Jersey agree to plan to fund train tunnel, bus terminal 0 Eugene Jan 5 Jan 5 1 680
Thirty Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 0 128
Amtrak expanding Northeast service to D.C. for {an event on Jan. 20} 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 29 Dec 29 1 1400
Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summer 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 27 Dec 27 2 763
Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 22 Dec 23 0 1353
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 1 1132
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 19 Dec 19 2 195
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 8 Dec 8 2 343
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2 Dec 2 0 426
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 28 Nov 28 0 277
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 403
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 367
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 234
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 388
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 241
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 0 KamaAina Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 334
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 312
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 336
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 401
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 730
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 362
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 327
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 541
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 322
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 466
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 559
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 264
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 278
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 346
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 425
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 317
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 365
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 338
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 361
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 387
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 367
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 487
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 400
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 407
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 359
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 317
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 479
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 461
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 2016 1 427
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 800
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 305
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 506
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 9 461
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 322
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 9 691
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 369
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 683
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 277
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 657
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 448
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 308
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 321
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 421
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 476
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 323
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 561
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 0 901
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 4 382
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 2016 May 2016 10 794
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 405
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 311
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 499
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 513
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 1 419
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 2016 0 1011
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 553
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 1 477
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 317
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 503
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 549
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