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A "Two Amtrak" Concept 6 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 11 Oct 12 3 448
Your Navigation App Is Making Traffic Unmanageable 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 28 Sep 28 2 578
This video explains why public transit in America is so bad 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 24 Sep 24 0 351
Fearing 'Spy Trains,' Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars 2 Eugene Sep 15 Sep 24 1 391
The end of the Amtrak dining car 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 23 Sep 23 1 257
LIRR debuts M-9s 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 12 Sep 12 3 364
Virginia won't let anything derail its growing Amtrak service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 10 Sep 10 1 400
Virginia: Bus route for Danville to D.C., with a stop in Lynchburg, in the works 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 9 Sep 9 0 228
Federal transit agency approves Honolulu rapid rail plan 0 Eugene Sep 6 Sep 6 0 252
See inside Amtrak's luxurious new train cars, the closest thing to European rail the US has yet seen 7 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 5 Sep 5 2 601
Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? 5 Eugene Aug 27 Aug 27 6 617
New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail tunnel cost 0 Eugene Aug 25 Aug 25 1 355
Phoenix: Will America's 'Least Sustainable City' vote to kill rail transit? 4 Eugene Aug 24 Aug 24 3 513
What does a traffic jam in Atlanta have to do with segregation? Quite a lot. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 24 Aug 24 7 644
Climate change: Should you fly, drive or take the train? -- BBC 1 Dem_in_Nebr. Aug 24 Aug 24 2 372
Building the Transcontinental Railroad, the moonshot of the 19th century 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Aug 16 9 1215
Sleeper trains, long considered old-fashioned and nostalgic, are picking up steam. 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Aug 16 9 845
Texas commuter railroad to implement PTC this month 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 13 Aug 13 1 285
When It Comes to Transportation Infrastructure, No Bill Is Better Than a Bad Bill 0 TexasTowelie Jul 30 Jul 30 1 379
DC's Union Station Has Serious Security Vulnerabilities, Per Amtrak Inspector General Report 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 29 Jul 29 0 340
MARC, VRE say on-time performance has dropped, cite increase in CSX trains as one factor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 27 Jul 27 3 360
Charges dropped for second time against Amtrak 188 engineer involved in 2015 derailment 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 26 Jul 26 1 323
Think Legroom on Planes is Bad Now? And It's Going to Get Worse 3 left-of-center2012 Jul 26 Jul 26 0 693
Amtrak will launch nonstop service between Washington, D.C. and New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 25 Jul 25 1 382
Amtrak: Trains traveling south of Washington are now stopped due to severe weather conditions. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 0 822
Interesting article I came across, describing attempts to fix housing shortages for lower income... 8 SWBTATTReg Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 718
10 years since Red Line crash: What it was like and how it shaped Metro 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 521
DC: Metro has a new team running its rail operations. Here's what makes it unusual. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 10 834
New York: Suspect Arrested in Rash of Subway Brake Pullings That Disrupted Thousands 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 1 553
Legislation slashing Amtrak security 1 left-of-center2012 May 2019 May 2019 6 521
May 22, 1915: over 200 die in the worst rail disaster in British history 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 466
NTSB MEDIA ADVISORY: Amtrak Accident Subject of Board Meeting 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 402
Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 2 724
Next-Generation Acela Rail Cars Taking Shape in N.Y. Factory 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 1 578
Trump names former Rep. Todd Rokita, an opponent of federal funding for Amtrak, to Amtrak board. 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 504
Happy 48th birthday, Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 4 445
New safety system launch causes some delays for Virginia Railway Express 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 485
Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 500
NYC Subway Chief May Quite Over Tensions With Cuomo, Colleagues Fear 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 503
Amtrak advances Baltimore Penn Station project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 517
North Carolina: GoTriangle calls off Durham-Orange light-rail project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 2 544
Amtrak's Hiawatha Service Sees Record Increase in Passenger Ridership 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 7 677
After decades of resistance, Atlanta's booming suburbs face a historic vote on public transit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 0 677
High-Speed Rail in the U.S. Remains Elusive: Illinois Shows Why 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 1193
Manhattan drivers may soon face congestion fee to pay for subway fix 0 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 567
CHSRA was established 23 years ago. Since then, China has built 16,000 miles of high-speed rail. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 3 645
Amtrak Plan to Expand Ridership Could Sidetrack Storied Trains 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 3 755
Why the California Bullet Train Project Failed: 7 "Worst Practices" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 778
Trump demands $3.5 billion back from 'disaster' high-speed rail project 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 6 765
Is that a streetcar or light rail? Here's how to tell the difference. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 683
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019 0 marmar Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 600
Yes, fire is used to keep Chicago trains running in the cold 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 4 832
New Jersey officials call on Trump to replace critical rail tunnel 1 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 617
Three NJ Transit rail lines remain suspended as federal shutdown continues 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 670
Amtrak is replacing its fleet of DC-to-Boston passenger railcars 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 681
Transit Data for Whomst? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 594
Trump nominations for Amtrak board of directors. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 956
TEXRail opens for passenger service 1 marmar Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 661
In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note. 0 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 710
Lessons MARC should learn from my most frustrating commute 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 631
The fastest trains in the U.S. are about to get faster. 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 1015
Could a Chinese-made Metro car spy on us? Many experts say yes. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 510
Opinion piece: California's High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Jan 2019 0 698
See all the transit from Boston to DC on one animation 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 697
Amtrak riders between St. Louis and Chicago are still waiting for 90 and 110 mph speeds 3 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 829
Why is the west coast doing so well with rail and light rail? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 796
Thirty-two Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 537
New York governor blocks full shutdown of subway line for repairs 0 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 606
See a week of Amtrak trips on one animated map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 737
Rising Waters Are Drowning Amtrak's Northeast Corridor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 651
Public transit system in Washington DC struggles with privatization 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 716
Hitting the rails: Oklahoma City set to inaugurate streetcar service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 547
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 5 marmar Feb 2014 Dec 2018 5 1807
Northeast Maglev Sees Synergy With Amazon HQ2, Residents Disagree 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 546
For 80,000 Commuters, One Nemesis: A 108-Year-Old Bridge 3 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 912
Potomac River bridge expansion will add new tracks and a bike trail between DC and Virginia 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 783
Trump to meet with New York governor on stalled tunnel project 3 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 802
Passengers On Boston-Bound Amtrak Train Stranded For Nearly Six Hours 1 left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 809
A lot of cities want roboshuttles, including D.C. But will they work? 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 497
M.T.A. Warns of Fare Increases and Service Cuts as Budget Crisis Looms 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 697
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