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Plans for a streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens could hit a roadblock 1 Eugene Thursday Friday 1 110
Here's how Houston boosted mass transit ridership by improving service without spending a dime 2 KamaAina Jan 29 Tuesday 3 185
Why Historic Preservation Districts Should Be a Thing of the Past (xpost from GD) 1 KamaAina Jan 30 Jan 30 0 213
Suburban office parks are dying because young people don't want to drive there 10 marmar Jan 27 Jan 28 8 542
Transport for London's contactless future 0 nxylas Jan 19 Jan 19 2 162
D.C.: Metro turnaround a top priority for area Congress members 0 marmar Jan 19 Jan 19 0 158
New York's Cuomo backs Penn Station refurb, promises $22 billion for upstate 3 Eugene Jan 6 Jan 18 0 281
Alabama's sad transit system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 14 Jan 14 4 208
Las Vegas: Light Rail Presented as Best Option to Connect Strip, Airport, Downtown 1 marmar Jan 13 Jan 13 2 206
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2016 0 marmar Jan 8 Jan 8 2 194
NTSB Opens Docket on Collision Between Metro-North Train and SUV in New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 6 Jan 6 0 179
NYC: As Subway Ridership Soars, So Do Delays 2 marmar Jan 4 Jan 4 2 339
DC Metro Orange, Silver Lines Return to 6-minute Rush-Hour Service 0 marmar Jan 4 Jan 4 0 167
Life-saving technology has been turned on for Amtrak trains in the northeast. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 22 Dec 22 5 202
Chicago: CTA Launches Loop Link Rapid Bus Service 0 marmar Dec 22 Dec 22 0 241
Plans for higher-speed rail between Richmond and Washington on track 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 8 Dec 19 2 224
Atlanta Approves Ambitious Streetcar Expansion Plan 2 marmar Dec 12 Dec 12 2 269
Amtrak faces $95 million hit as Congress celebrates new highway bill 0 marmar Dec 11 Dec 11 5 184
NYC: MTA Records Highest Modern One-Day Subway Ridership 2 marmar Dec 11 Dec 11 0 188
Kansas City Joining 'Bike Box' Trend for Cyclist Safety 0 marmar Dec 9 Dec 9 2 288
Over A Quarter of the Streetcar Systems Taking Shape In the U.S. Are in Midwest Cities 2 marmar Dec 5 Dec 5 4 348
A new federal transportation bill rejects the long-standing consensus on revenue but preserves .... 0 marmar Dec 4 Dec 4 0 203
Chicago: Red and Purple lines modernization 0 marmar Dec 1 Dec 1 2 272
Toronto: TTC Leslie Barns: Home of your new streetcar! (neat vid for transit geeks) 0 marmar Dec 1 Dec 1 0 194
'Yes' Vote on Seattle's $930M Transportation Levy Emboldens Boosters in Portland 0 marmar Dec 1 Dec 1 1 160
U.S. warns railroads on new safety system deadline 7 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 19 Nov 19 0 305
Mass Transportation in the 1960s: Public Transit Systems of North America 0 marmar Nov 19 Nov 19 2 506
Boston: MBTA Chief vows Snow Won't Shut Down System 1 marmar Nov 19 Nov 19 0 171
Illinois: Metra Prepares for Debut of Paperless Ticketing 0 marmar Nov 19 Nov 19 0 164
Biggest Donor Gives $175K More to Anti-Move Seattle Effort 2 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 13 2 325
For The Love Of God No More Bike Lanes Replacing Car Lanes - This Is Seattle Its Winter 11 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 13 10 662
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 10 Nov 10 4 323
Wichita, Kansas: Commissioner Says Privatizing Transit System Should be Option for City 3 marmar Nov 10 Nov 10 1 287
Asian Cities Dominate Ranking of World's Biggest and Busiest Metros 1 marmar Nov 9 Nov 9 1 307
Atlanta: MARTA to Privatize Paratransit Service 1 marmar Nov 9 Nov 9 0 236
WMATA FY2016 Public Hearings for Bus Services State of Good Operations 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 268
In caverns deep below N.Y. streets, train terminal taking shape 2 Eugene Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 362
Why People Don't Ride Public Transit in Small Cities 8 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Nov 2015 2 541
Amtrak: It's Time To Build 1 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 2015 6 293
MAX, Portland Streetcar Sidelined in Heavy Rainstorm 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 245
NYC: Baby, Baby, Where Did Our Love (or Second Avenue Subway Money) Go? 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 275
Chicago: CTA Yellow Line Makes Long Ride Back, Ready to Restart Service 0 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 263
Fears of failure grow for rods on Bay Bridge eastern span 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 276
Sacramento RT Considers Rules to Limit 'Noxious Odors,' Other Objectionable Rider Traits 2 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 379
San Francisco's motley Market Street Tamed, So Far, by Car Restrictions 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 318
"taking all three of my daughters to a tattoo parlor and having them completely body tattooed" 3 MisterP Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 620
Lawmakers agree to extend automated train deadline by 3 years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 295
Oslo aims to make city center car-free within four years 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 313
IL: Skokie, CTA Offer Free Parking, Special Ceremony for Yellow Line's Return 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 261
D.C.: District, Maryland and Virginia push bill backing federal oversight of Metro 0 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 239
America’s car obsession will not be diminished by Millennials alone 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 306
Chinese firms want to build, finance California high-speed train 6 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 543
Chicago: Now Arriving: Underground 4G Wireless Service on CTA Blue Line 0 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 234
The argument for public transportation in one GIF 17 nxylas Oct 2015 Oct 2015 60 1620
New York's Bus Terminal: Overcrowded, Fragile and Largely Ignored 2 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 420
Check out this map of Detroit's electric rail system in 1915 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 372
New York City and State Reach Agreement on M.T.A. Capital Plan 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 267
DC Metro Drops Paper Fare Tickets 0 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 362
U.S. officials to take direct safety oversight of Washington subway 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 286
Survey: two out of three of Americans likely to use High-Speed Rail in USA 2 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 296
In Silicon Valley, transit is worthy of a DU-style flamewar 1 KamaAina Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 333
In Japan, Small Children Take the Subway and Run Errands Alone - CityLab 6 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 622
New York man sues UPS for blocking bicycle lanes 6 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 455
Detroit's M-1 Rail Traveling Off-Wire with Liberty Modern Streetcars 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 371
Toronto: TTC Installs Bicycle Repair Facilities at 10 Subway Stations 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 238
Cottle Transit Village: Dense Mixed Use in San Jose 1 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 467
Washington DC: Metro Plans Additional Service Change at Stadium-Armory Station 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 342
Atlanta Streetcar Hit With Double-Whammy of Bad News This Week 5 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 792
Los Angeles Metro: Foothill Gold Line Opens Two More Stations 1 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 4 533
Are Self Driving Cars Just Us Ignoring the Real Issues? 3 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 4 513
Oklahoma City: First OKC streetcar is expected to arrive in fall 2017 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 279
New Zealand: Maintenance fault blamed for Wellington train derailment 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 226
MARC replacing electric locomotive fleet with high-speed diesels 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Sep 2015 1 644
Amtrak to launch 'walk-on' bicycle service on Capitol Limited line 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 307
New York’s First New Subway Station in 26 Years 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 7 487
SF Bay Area: BART, Packed with Record Crowds, to Expand Service 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 306
Tiburon Ferry in trouble — could takeover save it? 3 KamaAina Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 548
Eyeing L.A.'s Olympic Bid, Metro Seeks to Accelerate Two Rail Projects 1 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 375
Chicago: CTA Continues Brown Line Modernization With New Signal Project 0 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 291
San Francisco: Expected Price Tag for Transbay Transit Center Jumps Again 2 marmar Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 289
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