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Six Reasons Why Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is in Trouble 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Sunday 0 545
Trump Removed the White House's Capital Bikeshare Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Thursday Thursday 1 1065
The Latest: 56 injured, 1 seriously, in Spanish train crash 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 28 Jul 28 1 731
Chao appoints federal reps to WMATA's board 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 25 Jul 25 0 687
Amtrak names new chief executive 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 26 Jul 5 0 1570
Individualized transportation 3 zipplewrath Jun 20 Jun 20 1 1607
New York City subway's oldest cars set to be used through 2020 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 12 Jun 12 0 2159
Hudson River tunnel project opens door to private firms 0 Eugene Jun 1 Jun 1 0 3725
High-Speed Rail Rules Delayed Amid Trump Deregulatory Order 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 30 May 30 1 3739
Trump budget slashes federal aid for rail, long-distance Amtrak routes 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 3712
Traffic Jam at the Nations Crossroads 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 5569
It's the 71st Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 3565
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 1 KamaAina Sep 2016 Mar 2017 1 584
NJ TRANSIT Train Struck When Amtrak Train Derails At Penn Station 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 2556
End of the road for Albuquerque Cab 5 left-of-center2012 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 733
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot North Dakota snowbank 6 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 698
Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 776
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 2017 Jan 2017 7 997
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1175
Plan to Speed Up Amtraks Northeast Route Faces Opposition in Small Towns 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 952
Amtrak suspends service for much of Va. ahead of snowstorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1019
New York and New Jersey agree to plan to fund train tunnel, bus terminal 0 Eugene Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 970
Thirty Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 380
Amtrak expanding Northeast service to D.C. for {an event on Jan. 20} 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1734
Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summer 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 1000
Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1626
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1392
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 2016 Dec 2016 3 536
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 549
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 643
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 483
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 628
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 572
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 458
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 584
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 440
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 520
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 636
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 607
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1005
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 570
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 630
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 914
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 523
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 683
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 847
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 549
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 480
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 536
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 631
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 523
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 636
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 577
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 614
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 599
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 598
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 711
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 616
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 708
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 620
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 562
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 692
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 664
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 2016 1 625
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 1203
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 506
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 737
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 9 714
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 551
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 9 1081
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 634
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 1451
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 491
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 884
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 679
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 519
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 576
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 659
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 670
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 617
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