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Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday 21 hrs ago 0 66
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday 22 hrs ago 4 225
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar Yesterday Yesterday 0 45
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 11 Monday 10 334
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 16 Friday 5 146
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina Friday Friday 3 102
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 17 May 17 2 109
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 16 May 16 0 179
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 14 May 14 3 203
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 11 May 11 2 110
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 11 May 11 2 260
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 6 May 10 0 244
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 10 May 10 4 180
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 12 May 10 10 422
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 10 May 10 2 184
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 10 May 10 2 119
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 9 May 9 2 157
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 6 May 6 2 241
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 1 Eugene May 5 May 5 1 186
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 5 May 5 1 143
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 23 May 4 0 634
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 4 May 4 5 162
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 3 May 4 1 229
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 3 May 3 2 121
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 29 Apr 30 0 238
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 27 Apr 29 0 263
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 1 233
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Apr 27 Apr 27 5 231
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Apr 25 Apr 25 3 362
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Apr 24 Apr 24 1 276
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 20 Apr 20 1 192
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 15 0 267
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 12 Apr 12 1 150
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 239
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 289
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 25 Apr 11 3 919
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 11 1 184
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 8 Apr 8 1 259
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 5 Apr 8 1 243
SEPTA eyes new locomotives, station renewal in $548.6 million capital budget 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 7 Apr 7 2 195
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Apr 6 4 562
Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them 2 KamaAina Apr 4 Apr 4 6 363
How Can Portland Brace for Its Population Boom? 1 marmar Apr 1 Apr 4 1 374
Mississauga (Ontario) Moves to Make Transit Competitive With the Car 1 marmar Apr 4 Apr 4 0 239
Detroit: M-1 Rail on track to wrap up construction by 2017 0 marmar Mar 31 Mar 31 1 417
NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking 1 marmar Mar 28 Mar 28 4 954
Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions 0 marmar Mar 26 Mar 26 0 817
How Can Transit Compete With the Coming Onslaught of Driverless Cars? 3 marmar Mar 21 Mar 25 0 792
Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal. 1 elleng Mar 25 Mar 25 1 844
Transpod's dream: Hyperloop high-speed travel between cities 1 marmar Mar 20 Mar 20 3 570
Ambitious new park to change the face of Singapore 1 KamaAina Mar 11 Mar 11 2 501
Man accused of jamming cellphone signal on CTA held on $10,000 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 10 Mar 10 2 561
Judge Allows California High-Speed Rail Project to Proceed 3 Eugene Mar 8 Mar 8 10 357
Uber teams with Florida city on public transit test 1 Eugene Mar 3 Mar 3 1 652
Long Island Railroad's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology — And Communication Skills 1 marmar Mar 2 Mar 2 1 599
MBTA: Report Confirms Operator at Fault for Runaway Train 1 Eugene Mar 1 Mar 1 0 339
DC Streetcar begins operations, no Sunday service 0 marmar Mar 1 Mar 1 3 386
L.A. Expo Line Phase II to open May 20 to Santa Monica Pier 1 MisterP Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 274
How to make expensive cities affordable for everyone again (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 246
California high-speed rail's first leg to connect Central and Silicon valleys 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 7 344
Paris Metro - Full Tour Of The Paris, France, Metro System. Métro de Paris 1 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 328
NYC to fund $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens light rail via bond issue 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 220
San Francisco: Mission Street and Muni Lines Set for Transformation 2 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 204
Chicago: Record Number of Riders Take 'L,' But Bus Use Slips in 2015, CTA Says 0 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 250
Plans for a streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens could hit a roadblock 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 302
Here's how Houston boosted mass transit ridership by improving service without spending a dime 2 KamaAina Jan 2016 Feb 2016 3 715
Why Historic Preservation Districts Should Be a Thing of the Past (xpost from GD) 1 KamaAina Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 494
Suburban office parks are dying because young people don't want to drive there 10 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 8 1104
Transport for London's contactless future 0 nxylas Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 394
D.C.: Metro turnaround a top priority for area Congress members 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 333
New York's Cuomo backs Penn Station refurb, promises $22 billion for upstate 3 Eugene Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 513
Alabama's sad transit system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 418
Las Vegas: Light Rail Presented as Best Option to Connect Strip, Airport, Downtown 1 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 379
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2016 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 432
NTSB Opens Docket on Collision Between Metro-North Train and SUV in New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 345
NYC: As Subway Ridership Soars, So Do Delays 2 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 622
DC Metro Orange, Silver Lines Return to 6-minute Rush-Hour Service 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 366
Life-saving technology has been turned on for Amtrak trains in the northeast. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 446
Chicago: CTA Launches Loop Link Rapid Bus Service 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 442
Plans for higher-speed rail between Richmond and Washington on track 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 367
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