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400 tickets for 1-day return of Winter Park ski train sell out in 12 hours 6 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2391
These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers (GD) 1 KamaAina Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 1369
Chicago: CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1428
Twin Cities: U.S. Bank Provides Funding for St. Paul Green Line Apartments 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1052
FRA launches crossing safety campaign, schedules trespassing prevention workshop 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1131
Seattle: Sound Transit Reaches Record Ridership in 2014 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1106
"Transit Revolution": Will Los Angeles Become Gentrification Ground Zero? 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1390
Double-decker bus gives Stanford commuters a fresh perspective 2 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1355
San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1219
Massachusetts: Delays, Crowding, Tension Persist for Locals Using MBTA Commuter Rail 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1149
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 1225
Detroit: Grand Rapids Silver Line Offers Model For Woodward BRT Service 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1149
Boston: Scott Says 'at Least' 30 Days Needed to Get T on Track 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1189
Chicago: Study Says CTA Attracts More Haters on Twitter Than Other Transit Agencies 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1263
Boston-Area Public Transit System Tested During Snowstorms 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1260
Milwaukee City Council OKs streetcar plan 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1129
Chicago: CTA Blue Line Upgrade Gets $120M Infusion From Feds 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 1563
DOT Warns of Dystopian Future For Transportation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1377
Amtrak to invest $12 million in major renovation of Chicago's Union Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1476
Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1348
M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1418
NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1300
Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1169
For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1488
Suburban Chicago: Pace Unveils $2.3B Rapid Transit Network Plan 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1937
NY: Subway Fare Going Up 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1341
Cuomo to Call for an AirTrain to LaGuardia 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1426
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s welcome reverse on transit exposes his flank 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1288
Charlotte Streetcar Opening Delayed Until June 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1184
SF Mayor Announces Major Expansion of Muni Light Rail Fleet 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 6 1859
Washington DC: 1 dead, dozens hurt after Metro car fills with smoke 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1228
NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 5 1371
(Transit) Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2015 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1560
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels 3 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 4 1541
US Transportation Sec. Foxx announces $996 million to extend Green Line (Boston) 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1873
BART Video: "Farewell Old Wool Seats" 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1204
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2015 1 2615
Cities Without Traffic 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 8 1513
Chicago Transit Projects for 2015 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1440
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Brown Line in Real Time 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 1517
Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports 1 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 5 1278
Infographic: The 5 Largest Public Transit Systems in the US 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 4 1569
NYC: MTA To Combat Subway Delays With 'Platform Conductors' 2 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1523
Calgary’s soaring transit use suggests high ridership is possible even in sprawling cities 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 8 1864
Detroit M-1 Rail: Moving Forward Together 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 1120
Transit: land use is key 0 KamaAina Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1178
Chicago McCormick Place Green Line Opening Delayed to Early 2015 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1181
Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About D.C.'s Streetcar Launch 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 1115
D.C.: Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1418
Boston: MBTA Ridership Surpasses 37M For 1st Time 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 2 1236
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Red Line to Howard 4 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1928
Ride the Rails: Blue Line to O'Hare 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 4 1478
M-1 RAIL on time with completion of first phase of construction on Woodward Ave. in Downtown Detroit 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1118
Confirmed: Sprawl and Bad Transit Increase Unemployment 4 KamaAina Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1539
My pic of construction of the M1 light rail line in downtown Detroit ......... 2 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 2101
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 964
Europe's cycling economy has created 650,000 jobs 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1193
With no new rail tunnel on the horizon under the Hudson, New York faces a looming transport crisis 1 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1742
NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record 2 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1285
Detroit: M-1 Rail picks Czech Republic-based vendor to build custom streetcars 1 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 1355
Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 1136
Why middle-class Americans can’t afford to live in liberal cities (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1410
SF gas stations dwindle in real estate boom (xpost from Calif.) 0 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1479
Repairing Sandy Damaged Rail Tunnels Could Snarl Commute for Years 1 marmar Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1411
D.C.: Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1295
Densely Populated Countries Could Find Food Independence With Vertical Floating Farms (xpost fr. GD) 4 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1828
With infill stations, older transit agencies extend their reach 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 1260
Public Transit Is Underfunded Because the Wealthy Don’t Rely on It 3 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1661
For Walkers and Cyclists, A Swedish Road-Planning Strategy Helps Save Lives 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 1430
How The Suburbs Got Poor 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1558
Nine years after Katrina, New Orleans’ public transit is still rebuilt for wealthy whites 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 1297
S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1156
Man 3-D Prints Backyard Castle, Plans Two-Story House Next (xpost from GD) 13 KamaAina Aug 2014 Sep 2014 23 5237
For London, one Crossrail isn’t enough 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 2270
Self-Service Scooters are the Next Form of Communal Transportation in Paris? 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1161
Can Light Rail Be an Engine of Opportunity? The Twin Cities Story 4 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 2105
Let’s make suburbs into cities: New urbanism, car culture and the future of community 2 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 1468
Chicago: Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 1308
Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 1372
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up 2 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1452
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