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DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Monday Monday 2 170
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 18 Jun 18 1 188
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 0 153
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 17 Jun 17 0 122
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 1 188
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 13 1 182
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 5 Jun 13 1 221
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 10 Jun 13 3 414
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 10 Jun 10 0 126
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 4 Jun 4 2 287
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 1 Jun 1 9 213
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 1 Jun 1 1 126
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 28 May 29 9 353
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 26 May 26 0 141
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 24 May 26 4 317
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 26 May 26 0 98
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 11 May 23 10 419
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 16 May 20 5 196
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 20 May 20 3 143
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 17 May 17 2 141
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 16 May 16 0 219
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 14 May 14 3 260
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 11 May 11 2 138
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 11 May 11 2 329
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 6 May 10 0 326
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 10 May 10 4 208
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 12 May 10 10 502
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 10 May 10 2 229
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 10 May 10 2 153
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 9 May 9 2 237
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 6 May 6 2 296
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 5 May 5 1 198
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 4 0 684
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 4 May 4 5 219
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 3 May 4 1 266
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 3 May 3 2 154
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 29 Apr 30 0 294
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 27 Apr 29 0 313
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Apr 28 Apr 28 1 292
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Apr 27 Apr 27 5 265
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Apr 25 Apr 25 3 415
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Apr 24 Apr 24 1 317
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 20 Apr 20 1 237
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 15 0 330
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 12 Apr 12 1 190
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 274
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 340
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 2016 Apr 11 3 1027
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 11 1 252
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 8 Apr 8 1 297
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 5 Apr 8 1 287
SEPTA eyes new locomotives, station renewal in $548.6 million capital budget 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 7 Apr 7 2 233
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Apr 6 4 609
Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them 2 KamaAina Apr 4 Apr 4 6 421
How Can Portland Brace for Its Population Boom? 1 marmar Apr 1 Apr 4 1 422
Mississauga (Ontario) Moves to Make Transit Competitive With the Car 1 marmar Apr 4 Apr 4 0 302
Detroit: M-1 Rail on track to wrap up construction by 2017 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 458
NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 1002
Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 857
How Can Transit Compete With the Coming Onslaught of Driverless Cars? 3 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 856
Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal. 1 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 885
Transpod's dream: Hyperloop high-speed travel between cities 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 609
Ambitious new park to change the face of Singapore 1 KamaAina Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 546
Man accused of jamming cellphone signal on CTA held on $10,000 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 629
Judge Allows California High-Speed Rail Project to Proceed 3 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 10 416
Uber teams with Florida city on public transit test 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 697
Long Island Railroad's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology — And Communication Skills 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 644
MBTA: Report Confirms Operator at Fault for Runaway Train 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 383
DC Streetcar begins operations, no Sunday service 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 424
L.A. Expo Line Phase II to open May 20 to Santa Monica Pier 1 MisterP Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 313
How to make expensive cities affordable for everyone again (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 275
California high-speed rail's first leg to connect Central and Silicon valleys 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 7 376
Paris Metro - Full Tour Of The Paris, France, Metro System. Métro de Paris 1 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 369
NYC to fund $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens light rail via bond issue 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 258
San Francisco: Mission Street and Muni Lines Set for Transformation 2 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 240
Chicago: Record Number of Riders Take 'L,' But Bus Use Slips in 2015, CTA Says 0 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 290
Plans for a streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens could hit a roadblock 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 343
Here's how Houston boosted mass transit ridership by improving service without spending a dime 2 KamaAina Jan 2016 Feb 2016 3 759
Why Historic Preservation Districts Should Be a Thing of the Past (xpost from GD) 1 KamaAina Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 539
Suburban office parks are dying because young people don't want to drive there 10 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 8 1189
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