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U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Friday 17 hrs ago 0 145
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Wednesday Friday 0 157
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Thursday Thursday 1 136
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Wednesday Wednesday 5 183
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Monday Monday 3 286
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Sunday Sunday 1 203
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 20 Apr 20 1 152
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 15 0 224
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 1 KamaAina Apr 12 Apr 12 8 285
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 12 Apr 12 1 122
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 3 182
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 11 Apr 11 2 245
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 25 Apr 11 3 824
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 11 Apr 11 1 149
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 8 Apr 8 1 232
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 5 Apr 8 1 209
SEPTA eyes new locomotives, station renewal in $548.6 million capital budget 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 7 Apr 7 2 165
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Apr 6 4 521
Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them 2 KamaAina Apr 4 Apr 4 6 320
How Can Portland Brace for Its Population Boom? 1 marmar Apr 1 Apr 4 1 301
Mississauga (Ontario) Moves to Make Transit Competitive With the Car 1 marmar Apr 4 Apr 4 0 191
Detroit: M-1 Rail on track to wrap up construction by 2017 0 marmar Mar 31 Mar 31 1 375
NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking 1 marmar Mar 28 Mar 28 4 891
Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions 0 marmar Mar 26 Mar 26 0 783
How Can Transit Compete With the Coming Onslaught of Driverless Cars? 3 marmar Mar 21 Mar 25 0 732
Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal. 1 elleng Mar 25 Mar 25 1 801
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 2 marmar Mar 23 Mar 23 0 555
Transpod's dream: Hyperloop high-speed travel between cities 1 marmar Mar 20 Mar 20 3 527
Ambitious new park to change the face of Singapore 1 KamaAina Mar 11 Mar 11 2 458
Man accused of jamming cellphone signal on CTA held on $10,000 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 10 Mar 10 2 493
Judge Allows California High-Speed Rail Project to Proceed 3 Eugene Mar 8 Mar 8 10 305
Uber teams with Florida city on public transit test 1 Eugene Mar 3 Mar 3 1 613
Long Island Railroad's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology — And Communication Skills 1 marmar Mar 2 Mar 2 1 559
MBTA: Report Confirms Operator at Fault for Runaway Train 1 Eugene Mar 1 Mar 1 0 297
DC Streetcar begins operations, no Sunday service 0 marmar Mar 1 Mar 1 3 345
L.A. Expo Line Phase II to open May 20 to Santa Monica Pier 1 MisterP Feb 25 Feb 25 2 230
How to make expensive cities affordable for everyone again (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina Feb 23 Feb 23 0 207
California high-speed rail's first leg to connect Central and Silicon valleys 1 Eugene Feb 18 Feb 18 7 302
Paris Metro - Full Tour Of The Paris, France, Metro System. Métro de Paris 1 marmar Feb 17 Feb 17 1 286
NYC to fund $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens light rail via bond issue 0 Eugene Feb 16 Feb 16 3 174
San Francisco: Mission Street and Muni Lines Set for Transformation 2 marmar Feb 15 Feb 15 3 161
Chicago: Record Number of Riders Take 'L,' But Bus Use Slips in 2015, CTA Says 0 marmar Feb 15 Feb 15 1 213
Plans for a streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens could hit a roadblock 1 Eugene Feb 4 Feb 5 1 262
Here's how Houston boosted mass transit ridership by improving service without spending a dime 2 KamaAina Jan 2016 Feb 2 3 655
Why Historic Preservation Districts Should Be a Thing of the Past (xpost from GD) 1 KamaAina Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 452
Suburban office parks are dying because young people don't want to drive there 10 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 8 1007
Transport for London's contactless future 0 nxylas Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 359
D.C.: Metro turnaround a top priority for area Congress members 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 297
New York's Cuomo backs Penn Station refurb, promises $22 billion for upstate 3 Eugene Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 465
Alabama's sad transit system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 382
Las Vegas: Light Rail Presented as Best Option to Connect Strip, Airport, Downtown 1 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 335
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2016 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 389
NTSB Opens Docket on Collision Between Metro-North Train and SUV in New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 309
NYC: As Subway Ridership Soars, So Do Delays 2 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 568
DC Metro Orange, Silver Lines Return to 6-minute Rush-Hour Service 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 337
Life-saving technology has been turned on for Amtrak trains in the northeast. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 398
Chicago: CTA Launches Loop Link Rapid Bus Service 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 394
Plans for higher-speed rail between Richmond and Washington on track 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 326
Atlanta Approves Ambitious Streetcar Expansion Plan 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 413
Amtrak faces $95 million hit as Congress celebrates new highway bill 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 318
NYC: MTA Records Highest Modern One-Day Subway Ridership 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 320
Kansas City Joining 'Bike Box' Trend for Cyclist Safety 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 416
Over A Quarter of the Streetcar Systems Taking Shape In the U.S. Are in Midwest Cities 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 467
A new federal transportation bill rejects the long-standing consensus on revenue but preserves .... 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 322
Chicago: Red and Purple lines modernization 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 399
Toronto: TTC Leslie Barns: Home of your new streetcar! (neat vid for transit geeks) 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 314
'Yes' Vote on Seattle's $930M Transportation Levy Emboldens Boosters in Portland 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 273
U.S. warns railroads on new safety system deadline 7 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 424
Mass Transportation in the 1960s: Public Transit Systems of North America 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 615
Boston: MBTA Chief vows Snow Won't Shut Down System 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 286
Illinois: Metra Prepares for Debut of Paperless Ticketing 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 262
Biggest Donor Gives $175K More to Anti-Move Seattle Effort 2 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 2015 2 449
For The Love Of God No More Bike Lanes Replacing Car Lanes - This Is Seattle Its Winter 11 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 10 822
Wichita, Kansas: Commissioner Says Privatizing Transit System Should be Option for City 3 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 400
Asian Cities Dominate Ranking of World's Biggest and Busiest Metros 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 455
Atlanta: MARTA to Privatize Paratransit Service 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 347
WMATA FY2016 Public Hearings for Bus Services State of Good Operations 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 380
In caverns deep below N.Y. streets, train terminal taking shape 2 Eugene Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 467
Why People Don't Ride Public Transit in Small Cities 8 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Nov 2015 2 994
Amtrak: It's Time To Build 1 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 2015 6 436
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