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Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday Yesterday 0 115
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Monday Monday 0 172
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 4 Nov 4 1 302
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 1 Nov 1 1 293
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 21 Oct 21 1 171
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 15 Sep 15 1 324
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 9 Sep 9 0 193
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 0 KamaAina Sep 5 Sep 5 0 269
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 243
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 272
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 335
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 573
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 286
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 256
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 454
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 260
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 405
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 477
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 206
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 221
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 278
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 360
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 268
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 315
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 279
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 308
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 332
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 313
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 431
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 345
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 340
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 305
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 263
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 412
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 412
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 2016 1 359
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 697
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 249
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 446
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 9 379
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 261
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 9 544
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 295
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 537
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 219
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 587
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 347
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 253
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 265
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 356
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 402
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 258
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 487
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 0 736
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 4 323
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 2016 May 2016 10 685
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 352
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 256
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 448
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 449
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 1 353
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 2016 0 891
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 407
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 1 404
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 267
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 424
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 468
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 484
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 5 367
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 541
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 445
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 376
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 478
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 303
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 407
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 501
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 2016 Apr 2016 3 1278
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 480
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 421
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 417
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