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Scared of Biking in Traffic? These Cities Are Making It Safe 3 marmar Jul 11 Jul 13 4 159
D.C.: Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress 0 marmar Jul 11 Jul 11 2 193
China's incredible high-speed rail system 5 IronLionZion Jul 9 Jul 9 1 272
$6 Rides for BART's Oakland Airport Connector 0 marmar Jun 15 Jun 15 2 193
Public Works: Getting Paid to Bike to Work 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 10 Jun 10 3 129
America forgot about bikes. Now it needs them more than ever. 6 mahatmakanejeeves May 15 Jun 2 4 390
London is raising its congestion pricing charge 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 1 185
Streetcar Funding Slashed By D.C. Council 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 0 169
M-1 Rail on track for groundbreaking in Detroit 0 marmar May 20 May 20 1 205
For D.C. Residents, Streetcar Return Will Pose Practical Challenges 0 marmar May 20 May 20 0 178
NY: Clock ticking on Hudson crossings, Amtrak warns 4 marmar May 7 May 14 2 226
Why bus rapid transit has stalled in Bay Area 1 marmar May 14 May 14 1 188
LA Bike Week: Is cycling in Los Angeles getting any safer? 1 marmar May 14 May 14 0 114
Is Effective Transit Possible in a Transit-Hostile City? 4 marmar May 7 May 8 2 278
Orlando: SunRail Exceeding Ridership Expectations: Officials 0 marmar May 7 May 7 3 205
Philadelphia: SEPTA to restore all-night subway service 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 27 1 239
First cuts to Metro Transit spread all over Seattle area 4 marmar Apr 27 Apr 27 0 458
Chicago: CTA: 16 buildings need to be razed for Belmont 'L' overpass 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 285
Huge "Big Boy" Steam Locomotive Coming Back to Life 5 Stuart G Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 383
D.C.: Second Time's The Charm? Contractor To Submit Silver Line For Approval 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 138
Twin Cities: Southwest Corridor light-rail route gets green light 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 181
Los Angeles: Westside subway extension survives legal challenge by Beverly Hills 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 2 186
NY: G Train Faces Summer Shutdown 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 136
Silver Line Delays Holding Up Tysons Corner Development 3 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 258
NY: Port Authority Wants to Build Bus Terminal Annex 0 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 150
Houston: Metro Sees Record-Breaking Spring Break Ridership 1 marmar Apr 2014 Apr 2014 4 141
New Study Demolishes Anti-Streetcar Arguments; Project Benefits Means It More than Pays for Itself 3 lowkell Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 643
Recent Trends in Bus and Rail Ridership 3 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 304
Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 227
NY: Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 223
San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards. 0 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 269
Maryland: Purple Line receives federal environmental approval, allowing condemnations to begin 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 227
NY: Congestion pricing plan gains actual momentum 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 146
Chicago: Task force: Create superagency for transit 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 146
D.C.: What's Delaying the Silver Line? Pull Up a Chair. 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 186
LA Times: Teaching new Metro riders the subway of doing things 2 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 236
Public Transportation Trends Expose Ecological, Economic and Social Crossroads 0 nxylas Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 332
Chicago: CTA set to put all fares under Ventra 1 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 2 214
Record 10.7 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2013 0 marmar Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 188
Amtrak's California Zephyr returns to Denver Union Station 8 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 10 651
Did you hear about monorail cat? 0 Agschmid Mar 2014 Mar 2014 5 503
Chicago: Metra looks to lease rail cars from other states 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 268
Roger Penske touts M-1 Rail project as Detroit's 'home-run project' 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 277
The battle for mass transit’s soul: How will tomorrow’s greatest cities travel? 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 188
Recent Storms and Major Development Could Revive Discussion of State Money for MARTA (audio link) 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 155
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 149
Northeast LA Getting LA's First Bike-Friendly Business District 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 191
D.C. Metro Chief: If You Want More Service, We Need More Money 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 246
Fancy, Futuristic Touch-Screen Subway Maps Have Arrived 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 213
Civic Group Proposes Closing Parts of 20 Chicago Streets 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 173
Bus riders frozen out as fight over snow removal leaves many NJ Transit stops packed in ice 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 254
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 4 307
Atlanta: MARTA GM: Rail system would ideally be double its size 3 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 262
NY: New Tappan Zee Bridge: Report details bus rapid transit 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 223
Florida: Campaign Pushing to 'Greenlight' Pinellas Mass Transit Tax 2 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 328
Houston: Contaminated Soil Sinks Metro Underpass Plans for Green Line 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 237
WaPo: Contractor says Silver Line is complete; MWAA now has 15 days to decide 1 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 289
San Francisco: Pedestrian death nothing new on perilous Sunset Boulevard 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 270
Revisiting an N train extension to Laguardia 2 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 348
UK: Cornwall and parts of Devon could be without rail links to London for a while 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 188
'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 291
Why Super Bowl Transit Math Didn't Add Up 0 marmar Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 248
Kansas City Council Gives Green Light to Plans for Larger Streetcar Taxing District 1 marmar Jan 2014 Feb 2014 0 256
As 'mass transit' Super Bowl nears, more disabled trains and delays 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 307
Mass. Holds Hearings On $12B Transportation Spending Plan 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 190
CA Gov Jerry Brown asks state Supreme Court to intervene on high-speed rail 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 312
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 430
Twin Cities: Metro Transit reports ridership gain for fourth year in a row 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 202
"It's Hard to Say" if U.S. Bike Share Systems Will Survive Bixi's Bankruptcy -- Reporter 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 210
Google bus backlash: S.F. to impose fees on tech shuttles 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 384
Bankruptcy of Bike Share Company Will Not Immediately Affect Systems in U.S. Cities 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 253
Los Angeles: Metro breaks ground on $2-billion Crenshaw light-rail line 3 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 345
Cross Posted - Slow Motion Shots Capture Public Transit Like You've Never Seen. 2 Agschmid Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 384
NY: Unspent MetroCard Money Means Millions for M.T.A. 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 274
Chicago: Pain before gain on Blue Line renovation project 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 298
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2014 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 273
D.C.: Silver Line's Final Safety Testing Scheduled for End of This Month 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 362
Watch China’s 1,000 High-Speed Trains in Action 5 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 15 497
Mass.: Governor Patrick’s down payments on a transit legacy 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 285
NYC: Water Main Break Causes Major Subway Delays 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 300
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