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NY/NJ: Nightmarish Train Tunnel Delays. Whose Problem Is It? 2 marmar Yesterday Yesterday 2 135
NYC: City May Replace Times Square Plazas With Traffic 1 marmar Yesterday Yesterday 1 118
Charlotte's Streetcar Ridership Tops Projection 0 marmar Wednesday Wednesday 6 182
Ooh-La-La! Paris Is Going Car-Free for a Great Cause 1 marmar Tuesday Tuesday 5 156
California: Hearing on Rail Improvement, Expansion Packs Room in Downtown Modesto 0 marmar Monday Monday 1 132
Why Many Orange County Riders Got Off the Bus 4 marmar Aug 21 Aug 21 2 218
How to Develop Bus-Stop Time Models in Dense Urban Areas 4 marmar Aug 20 Aug 21 1 200
Is Cheap Gas Why Traffic Deaths Are Up So Sharply In 2015? 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 19 Aug 19 2 187
MARC replacing electric locomotive fleet with high-speed diesels 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 18 Aug 18 1 243
Portland: TriMet Expands Service with Opening of Max Orange Line 0 marmar Aug 18 Aug 18 3 145
Toronto: TTC Testing Talking Buses 2 marmar Aug 17 Aug 17 0 154
NY's Cuomo Reluctant to Dig Deep for New Hudson Rail Tunnel 3 Eugene Aug 15 Aug 16 2 260
Millennials Want to Walk, Prefer Short Commute 3 marmar Aug 15 Aug 15 7 217
Ten years after Katrina, a wait continues for restoring Gulf Coast passenger rail 1 marmar Aug 15 Aug 15 2 158
San Francisco: Construction of the Transbay Transit Center 0 marmar Aug 14 Aug 14 2 165
Senator offers plan to pay for New Jersey-New York rail tunnel 2 Eugene Aug 12 Aug 12 0 178
The real reason American public transportation is such a disaster 4 KamaAina Aug 11 Aug 11 6 298
Northeast Corridor at breaking point? 3 marmar Aug 11 Aug 11 3 226
Chicago: CTA to Buy 125 More Buses as Part of Modernization Program 0 marmar Aug 11 Aug 11 0 101
Track construction begins on New Haven-Springfield rail line 3 friendly_iconoclast Aug 5 Aug 11 0 213
As Gas Tax Revenue Dips, CT And N.J. Take Opposite Paths To Transportation Funding 1 marmar Aug 10 Aug 10 0 126
San Francisco: Turns Onto Market Street by Private Cars Barred Starting Tuesday 1 marmar Aug 10 Aug 10 1 217
Appeals Court Upholds Gun Ban on Madison Buses 0 marmar Aug 8 Aug 8 3 225
In L.A., efforts are afoot to make bike share a genuine part of the transit network 0 marmar Aug 5 Aug 5 0 129
Chicago: Phone Battery Rental Kiosks Arrive at Union Station 0 marmar Aug 5 Aug 5 0 142
How Car-Centric Cities Like Phoenix Learned to Love Light Rail 7 marmar Aug 3 Aug 4 8 267
Illinois: Suburbs' Downtown Plans Move Toward Transit-Oriented Housing 1 marmar Aug 3 Aug 4 4 216
'Stay on your own side of the bay' this weekend in the San Francisco region 1 marmar Jul 31 Jul 31 2 260
Toronto: Improvements to 33 Off-Peak TTC Bus and Streetcar Routes Coming 0 marmar Jul 28 Jul 28 1 184
Aging infrastructure plagues nation's busiest rail corridor. 5 elleng Jul 26 Jul 26 6 314
San Francisco: Muni Subway to be Closed at Night Starting July 31 for Six Months 1 marmar Jul 24 Jul 24 1 288
Future of Urban Planning: A Hawaiian Neighborhood Born of Social Media 1 KamaAina Jul 21 Jul 21 0 250
1910-1963 The destruction of Penn Station 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 20 Jul 20 1 277
London’s population has risen by 603,000 since 2000, car ownership has actually dropped by 117,000 1 marmar Jul 20 Jul 20 1 184
Minneapolis has a surprisingly simple plan to cut traffic and make housing more affordable 1 KamaAina Jul 15 Jul 15 5 472
These Are the Saddest Amtrak Stations in America 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 15 Jul 15 4 416
Charlotte Streetcar Begins Service on 1.5-Mile Run 1 marmar Jul 15 Jul 15 3 245
Chicago: CTA Ridership Fell Short on Purple Line Pilot 0 marmar Jul 14 Jul 14 1 223
MARTA to Make an $8B Pitch to Change the Face of Atlanta 0 marmar Jul 13 Jul 13 5 282
BART Woes Build Day After Day 1 marmar Jul 10 Jul 10 0 283
NJ: Passengers Stuck for 3 Hours When Train and Backup Train Break Down 1 marmar Jul 10 Jul 10 1 191
For rail services, downtown sometimes isn’t the right place for a terminus 3 marmar Jul 6 Jul 6 4 335
Chicago: CTA Proposed Red-Purple Bypass 0 marmar Jul 4 Jul 4 1 336
Toronto: TTC Marks Milestone of Revitalized Union Station 0 marmar Jul 4 Jul 4 3 169
Who, What, Why: Why does hot weather cause rail delays? 1 marmar Jul 2 Jul 2 1 300
London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus 7 marmar Jul 1 Jul 1 5 343
Google to help FRA notify drivers of rail crossing locations 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 30 Jun 30 0 186
Chicago: After Month Without Yellow Line, News Gets Worse in Skokie 1 marmar Jun 24 Jun 24 1 392
The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 24 Jun 24 2 209
The Northeast Corridor's Curviest Stretches, and Amtrak's Plans for Safety and Speed. 1 elleng Jun 24 Jun 24 0 206
Fear of Longer Commutes Puts Pressure on US Cities to Act 0 marmar Jun 23 Jun 23 3 294
Urban Transit Systems Struggle to Keep Pace as Demand Grows 0 marmar Jun 23 Jun 23 2 204
NY: $3.9B World Trade Center Transit Hub Nears Completion 0 marmar Jun 19 Jun 19 2 311
Metro train system’s operation center is understaffed and chaotic, federal investigators find 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 17 Jun 17 3 261
Toronto's new downtown-to-airport rail link is up and running 2 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 5 299
Maryland: Big MARC Fare Hikes Cause Riders to Press Hogan for Hearings 0 marmar Jun 16 Jun 16 1 248
Future of Transportation: Cities with Choices—and Less Parking 2 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 3 263
Transportation First, then Economic Development for Streetcars 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 1 295
Construction begins for Ottawa's new light-rail line 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 1 231
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 0 258
Amtrak may pull plug on Southwest Chief, River Runner 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 12 Jun 13 2 446
New Jersey, You Should've Built That Tunnel 2 marmar Jun 12 Jun 12 4 429
House Votes for Major Amtrak Cuts 2 marmar Jun 11 Jun 11 3 448
SF Bay Area: BART Transbay Tube Closure Planned 1 marmar Jun 10 Jun 10 1 301
Five Countries With the Best Public Transportation Systems (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Jun 8 Jun 8 2 461
M1 Rail names American contractor for six Detroit streetcars 1 marmar Jun 8 Jun 8 0 286
Seattle’s smart plan to remake its streets 0 marmar Jun 6 Jun 6 3 395
In Japan, Md. governor is wowed by super-fast trains — with big price tags 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 5 Jun 5 0 352
San Francisco city officials vow to ride public transit for the next 22 days 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 3 275
MDOT looks to cut payments on idle rail cars, launch Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter line by 2019 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 0 209
Twin Cities: Eden Prairie Rail Stations Being Considered for Cuts 0 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 1 242
Warning: Do Not Drive Around Cars Waiting at a Grade Crossing for the Train to Go By 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2 Jun 2 3 428
MO: St. Louis County Faces Steep Odds Getting MetroLink on Expansion Track 0 marmar Jun 2 Jun 2 0 278
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Amtrak Derailment Meeting, 06-02-15 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2 Jun 2 0 229
Elk Grove to leave bus service unchanged; proposed light-rail plan unpopular (xpost from CA) 0 KamaAina May 2015 May 2015 2 343
SEPTA places railway safety technology order 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2015 May 2015 2 300
NYC: STEP ASIDE: The MTA Wants to Speed Up Three Subway Lines 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 2 347
NY: MTA Bus Ridership Plummeting, Statistics Show 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 463
Northeast Corridor: America's Premier Rail Superhighway is Slowly Falling Apart 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 7 380
State lawmaker defends bike tax, says bicycling is not good for the environment 5 Sancho May 2015 May 2015 5 604
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