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Road in Bourbonnais, IL, site of deadly 1999 Amtrak collision, to be vacated for Nucor expansion 0 mahatmakanejeeves 11 hrs ago 11 hrs ago 0 191
Essay: The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks--And America 7 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Sunday 2 316
Field Hearing: Continued Oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Project Subcommittee on Railroa 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 6 Thursday 1 137
All of Metro's new 7000 Series rail cars need wiring replaced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 2 303
Mountain of Ride-Share Bikes Left at Dallas Recycling Center After Company Leaves City 3 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 10 625
TSA considering eliminating screening at smaller airports 3 left-of-center2012 Aug 2 Aug 2 0 224
Amtrak to invest $370 million in Northeast Corridor 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 31 Jul 31 1 266
Amtrak audit faults D.C. station project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 31 Jul 31 1 120
Can Andy Byford Save the Subways? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 10 Jul 10 1 335
San Jose: Two people dead after light-rail train, car collide. Police say railway safety arms down 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 9 Jul 9 0 367
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 3 marmar Feb 2014 Jul 1 5 1227
Cuts to Amtrak 'Southwest Chief' ? 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 23 Jun 23 1 376
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country 1 elleng Jun 19 Jun 19 1 363
Albuquerque: Company sent faulty ART bus due to city pressure 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 9 Jun 9 0 384
House Republicans push Mulvaney, Trump to rescind Gateway funds 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 685
Sleeker and smarter: Japan unveils new Shinkansen 'Supreme' bullet train 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 790
Two possible routes chosen for high-speed maglev train linking Baltimore to DC. 2 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 385
Trump administration deals another blow to Gateway tunnel project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 405
'No-Fault' Pacts with Railroads Hold Amtrak Liable for Accidents It Didn't Cause 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 336
@Amtrak service stands to lose $757M from its annual grant; elimination of national network. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 393
Today is a grim anniversary for Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 954
New York, New Jersey commit $3.65 billion to fund tunnel project 0 Eugene Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 381
Metro-North likely to miss deadline for positive train control 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 262
How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York's Subways 2 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 710
Japan Rail Operator Says Sorry, as Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 1 466
Construction starts on New Jersey bridge, a step to fixing region's rail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1235
Time Running Out For ART Funding (Albuquerque, NM) 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 402
U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorder 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 894
Draft Richmond to D.C. rail study out, but controversy remains on route near Ashland, Virginia 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 925
When is it not too soon to talk about 1 jayschool2013 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1069
NYC to alter subway tiles that resemble rebel flag 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1839
Six Reasons Why Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is in Trouble 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Aug 2017 0 787
Trump Removed the White House's Capital Bikeshare Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 2382
The Latest: 56 injured, 1 seriously, in Spanish train crash 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 921
Chao appoints federal reps to WMATA's board 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 897
Amtrak names new chief executive 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jul 2017 0 1890
Individualized transportation 3 zipplewrath Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2221
New York City subway's oldest cars set to be used through 2020 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 2486
Hudson River tunnel project opens door to private firms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3919
High-Speed Rail Rules Delayed Amid Trump Deregulatory Order 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 3990
Trump budget slashes federal aid for rail, long-distance Amtrak routes 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 4021
Traffic Jam at the Nations Crossroads 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 6305
It's the 71st Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 4063
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 1 KamaAina Sep 2016 Mar 2017 1 832
NJ TRANSIT Train Struck When Amtrak Train Derails At Penn Station 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 2774
End of the road for Albuquerque Cab 5 left-of-center2012 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1036
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot North Dakota snowbank 6 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 1034
Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 984
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 2017 Jan 2017 7 1281
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1525
Plan to Speed Up Amtraks Northeast Route Faces Opposition in Small Towns 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1241
Amtrak suspends service for much of Va. ahead of snowstorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1346
New York and New Jersey agree to plan to fund train tunnel, bus terminal 0 Eugene Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1191
Thirty Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 628
Amtrak expanding Northeast service to D.C. for {an event on Jan. 20} 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1905
Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summer 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 1177
Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1861
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1564
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 2016 Dec 2016 3 736
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 720
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 816
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 649
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 806
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 731
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 665
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 783
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 602
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 690
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 851
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 800
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1201
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 738
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 804
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 1189
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 703
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 892
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 1073
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 735
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 648
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 799
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