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Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2014 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1330
D.C.: Silver Line's Final Safety Testing Scheduled for End of This Month 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1501
Watch China’s 1,000 High-Speed Trains in Action 5 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 15 1784
Mass.: Governor Patrick’s down payments on a transit legacy 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1390
NYC: Water Main Break Causes Major Subway Delays 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1370
Best Bus Rapid Transit Systems in major world cities (video) 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 3443
Charlotte: Light-Rail Construction for Blue Line Extension to Begin in March 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1881
Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1520
Polar Biking: Capital Bikeshare Ridership Surges Despite Frigid Temps 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1112
London congestion charge expected to rise by at least 15% 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1282
S.F. to charge operators of tech commuter buses 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1204
Twin Cities: Southwest light-rail gripe session stirs some anger 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1397
Lawmaker seeks to halt bond sales for California high-speed rail 2 Eugene Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1455
D.C. Metro Unveils New Rail Cars 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 3060
After four decades, Delta's DC-9 jets make final landing 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 1469
D.C. Metro Awards $184 Million Contract For Open Payment System 1 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1233
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1014
Could Tesla-style batteries be used to power trains? 5 KamaAina Dec 2013 Jan 2014 2 1864
Will Boston's new mayor-elect make good on his campaign promise of late-night T service? 2 marmar Nov 2013 Jan 2014 2 1390
A 137-Mile ‘Cycling Utopia’ Floating Above London’s Rail Lines 6 TBF Jan 2014 Jan 2014 14 2668
Chicago: Ventra flaws cost CTA $1.2 million in free rides 1 marmar Dec 2013 Jan 2014 1 1458
Houston's new Metro North line ridealong (video) 3 marmar Dec 2013 Jan 2014 0 1446
New hybrid taxicabs for London 8 BlueStreak Dec 2013 Dec 2013 2 1747
D.C.: Metro considers building ‘inner loop’ of new stations to ease congestion in system’s core 3 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1906
Chicago: CTA News in Review - November 2013 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1338
Taxi of Tomorrow is Toast... 0 Agschmid Dec 2013 Dec 2013 2 1383
Finally! ...... Amtrak trains in the Midwest to get WiFi 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 1586
TX: Commuters embrace Arlington’s experiment with public transportation 2 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1342
First long Flexity Berlin tram delivered 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1394
D.C. Streetcar To Make Long-Awaited First Appearance 5 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 5275
The Forecast Calls for Gridlock: D.C. Planners Say Transit Investment a Must 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1093
Atlanta: Pee at your own peril in MARTA elevators 2 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1508
To Vote or Not to Vote? Metro Vancouver Ponders Transit Referendum 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1169
NY Daily News: The case for bus rapid transit 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1090
LA Times: Buses are their route to a brighter future 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1083
Public Transit Is Underfunded Because the Wealthy Don’t Rely on It 4 KamaAina Dec 2013 Dec 2013 5 1892
What’s the Deal With San Francisco’s 11-Year Bus Rapid Transit Project? 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1808
Fear & Zoning At Mt. Sinai: A One Act Play 0 phantom power Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1171
Mark Warner: Metro's Silver Line Delays Are Costing Millions, and Annoying Commuters 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 2613
Toronto: Five biggest transit myths 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1193
Charles Barkley is new at this whole public transit thing...... 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1456
L.A.'s airport train that doesn't go to the airport 1 marmar Aug 2013 Dec 2013 1 1627
BART considers charging peak-hour premiums 6 KamaAina Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1672
A Metro Station In Georgetown? It Could Finally Happen 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1304
Feds say Metro-North Safety Record 'Unacceptable' 0 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 1266
Toronto, meet your new streetcars 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 4 2231
Twin Cities: Building a better bus stop 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 1 1681
Detroit: Removal of I-375 could come as I-94 is widened 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1593
Twin Cities: Complaints rise about Metro Transit bus drivers 1 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 1625
UK: The railway workers trained to stop suicides 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1208
Task force: billions needed to fix transit in S.F. 1 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1286
The suburbs: No longer the American Dream? 1 marmar Aug 2013 Nov 2013 2 2113
Los Angeles: Gate dilemma will keep Metro rail riders on honor system 1 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1498
D.C.: Metro GM Apologizes After Especially Bad Week On Red Line 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 2390
San Francisco: Rats scatter from Central Subway construction 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1371
Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Could Hit $8 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1216
SF: Driverless Muni Metro train takes off in tunnel 2 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1525
Chicago: Ventra outage hits 60 CTA stations, results in 15,000 free rides 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1169
NYC motorists killed three pedestrians Monday -- on the sidewalk 2 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1584
Public Transit in Chicago has gone to the reptiles...... 1 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1349
NY Toll Authority Out of Control 0 Renew Deal Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 1439
Chicago: Ventra boss 'can't guess' when new fare system will work 2 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1581
Detroit: M-1 Rail Project Now Is In Process Of Selecting Streetcars 1 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 1438
D.C. Metro To Begin Running New Railcars In Late 2014 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 3 1930
Hamburg is planning to make cars superfluous in the next 15-20 years 0 marmar Nov 2013 Nov 2013 7 1892
BART Permanently Lifts Rush Hour Bike Ban 5 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1940
NYT: From China to Los Angeles, Taking the Electric Bus 1 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1328
Turkey's Bosphorus tunnel to open sub-sea Asia link 1 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1355
NYT: Commuting’s Hidden Cost 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1174
Chicago: South-leg Red Line commuters in for smooth ride Monday after five-month rebuild 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1134
How One D.C. Suburb Set A Gold Standard For Commuting 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1253
Paris' Traffic-Cutting Gamble Charms Pedestrians, Irks Drivers 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1158
D.C. fails to pay Metro; funds held up due to shutdown 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1413
Texas DOT denies $1.6 million for El Paso bicycle-sharing program 4 marmar Aug 2013 Oct 2013 1 1753
Seriously, Get on the Bus! New Analysis Shows Fiscal, Environmental Benefits of Buses 6 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2013 Oct 2013 1 2973
Chicago: CTA Works to Stem Crash-Related Blue Line Delays 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1115
Video sneak peek of the Washington Metro's Silver Line 0 marmar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1225
Seattle: Light-rail start to U District, Capitol Hill may come early 1 marmar Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1351
Living Near Good Transit May Make You Happier 2 marmar Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 1476
D.C.: Metro Ridership Is Down, But Transit Experts Aren't Worried 1 marmar Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 1463
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