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On March 20, 1949, the California Zephyr made its first run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 648
'Major area' of Seattle could forbid most cars under city's new, greener transportation plan 0 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 632
Canada creates first-ever fund for cycling paths and trails 0 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 6 629
Metro has selected Hitachi Rail to build the system's 8000-series railcars in the U.S. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 751
The CEO of Amtrak Thinks Americans Are Ready for Trains Again 7 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 9 922
Amtrak restores daily service for 12 long-distance routes 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 751
"Mayor Pete follows me. Post proposals for the USDOT in the comment section" 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 742
Ultra Light Rail Claims Lower Risk and Lower Cost than Traditional Light Rail 3 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 943
Amtrak Wants to Expand Across the Nation. Local Politics Might Intervene. 2 Eugene Mar 2021 Mar 2021 7 1010
Canada commits funding to help transit systems transition to electric power 0 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 967
Pete Buttigieg Stresses a 'Fix It First' Infrastructure Policy 5 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 10 988
First tunneling machines reaches future L.A. Metro Wilshire/La Cienega subway station 5 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 1150
Bullet trains in America? The new push for major high-speed rail project between Boston and New York 2 marmar Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 1100
Does New York Really Need an All-Night Subway? 3 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 946
Detroit: DDOT, SMART prepare to resume fare collection after installing COVID-19 safety features 0 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 787
Amtrak: Passenger trains to return to Gulf Coast in 2022 3 TexasTowelie Feb 2021 Feb 2021 10 709
Atlanta: MARTA track replacement project on Red and Gold Lines successfully completed 0 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 633
TEDx1000Lakes - Chuck Marohn - The important difference between a road and a street 1 Yavin4 Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 856
Buffalo: Developer wants 'inclusive' process to plot DL&W's future 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 674
Airport Tunnel Project in Southern California Going Forward 1 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 4 839
Episode 12: Aesthetic Band Aid 0 Yavin4 Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 531
What is a STROAD? 1 Yavin4 Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 749
Road diets: designing a safer street 0 Yavin4 Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 651
San Francisco: Partial downtown-bound Muni Metro service to return in May. ... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 553
San Franscisco: Bringing back cable cars would be a 'heavy lift' 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 633
A New Maryland Law Could Bring MARC Service to Crystal City 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 483
New York MTA to see partial restoration of night service next week 0 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 573
Amtrak route restructure targets new corridors 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 596
It's Amazing How Little Trump Did For Infrastructure 1 Rick Rolle Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 632
STB Says It Needs More Time to Consider Tennessee Pass Lease. 1 elleng Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 1101
Florida's push of SunRail to DeLand means state keeps commuter rail for 3 more years 0 marmar Feb 2021 Feb 2021 3 992
Fayetteville AR first U.S. city to receive international Bike City designation 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 2 600
Regional rail vision aims to stitch Virginia, Maryland and D.C. closer together 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 3 990
Virgin Hyperloop shares what its passenger experience will be like 1 marmar Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 728
Proposed Bay Area transit map includes second BART crossing between SF and Oakland 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 1089
Florida: Here's when Brightline trains are expected to restart service 0 marmar Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 592
'Notorious' Port Authority Bus Terminal May Get a $10 Billion Overhaul 0 Eugene Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 805
JANUARY 21, 2021; Transportation Secretary Confirmation Hearing 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 542
Buttigieg Pledges to Make Transportation Systems Covid-Safe 0 left-of-center2012 Jan 2021 Jan 2021 7 596
NY Penn Station track expansion included in Gov. Cuomo's proposed $306 billion infrastructure plan 0 marmar Jan 2021 Jan 2021 4 567
Amtrak To Suspend Some Service For Inauguration January 16, 2021 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 440
Biden forgoing Amtrak trip to Washington over security fears 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 608
Georgia Senate Wins Put Major Transportation Reform Within Reach 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 5 669
Travel Aboard Amtrak's Crescent, surprising comfort and welcome seclusion on a slow train to Mississ 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 1268
Dallas: New rail delivered for DART's Silver Line in Plano 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 709
Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT 9 TexasTowelie Dec 2020 Dec 2020 9 867
Chicago: Red Line Extension Project approved to enter project development phase 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 574
Where transit stands with COVID-19 relief bill and FY21 omnibus legislation 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 516
Toronto will advance Eglinton East LRT and Waterfront Transit Network 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 504
Transit is in a death spiral. Better service, bus lanes and other smart investments can save it 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 4 530
Chicago: Violent crime rate doubles on CTA rail system, even with stepped-up police efforts and .... 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 511
Secretary of Transportation Fun Fact 6 littlemissmartypants Dec 2020 Dec 2020 6 1030
VA Gov. Northam proposes $50 million to advance goal of bringing passenger rail to New River Valley 3 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 594
Florida awards Tampa more than $67 million for streetcar project 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 588
Commuter rail report recommends integrating VRE, MARC under one brand 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 493
New Jersey Gov. Murphy announces commitment of $190M for Newark Penn Station renovation 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 454
Report assesses Washington State's ultra-high-speed transportation 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 530
Amtrak, Delaware announce completion of third track project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 396
'Existential Peril': Mass Transit Faces Huge Service Cuts Across U.S. 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 4 612
On this day, December 7, 1941, the refurbished, streamlined Empire State Express made its first run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 596
Air taxis and gondolas: Tampa Bay looks to the skies for next transit options 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 538
San Francisco: MUNI Considers Laying Off 22% of Its Drivers, Engineers & Maintenance Staff 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 370
Amtrak agrees to fix stations and pay $2.25 million to settle ADA discrimination claims 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 562
DC: Metro's Proposed Cuts Are A 'Punch In The Gut' For Workers And The Local Economy 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 557
Former DOT Secretary LaHood backs Emanuel for job he once held 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 520
Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route to Scranton, PA 2 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 4 600
Washington DC: Metro's proposed budget eliminates weekend rail, closes 19 stations 0 marmar Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 463
Maryland to pay $250 million to settle Purple Line disputes, replace construction contractor 0 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 625
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is accepting applications for grants 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 0 472
Learn About Agency Projects, Initiatives at Northern Virginia Joint Transportation Meeting Dec. 8 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 0 487
Public Transit, Battered by Pandemic, Triumphs at the Ballot Box 0 TexasTowelie Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 491
RANTS Rahm Emanuel Shouldn't Be Biden's Transportation Secretary -- Or Hold Any Other Public Office 8 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 6 909
Hydrogen-powered trains could replace diesel engines in Germany 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 645
San Francisco: Central Subway opening pushed to 2022 2 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 488
FL: Brightline update: Fences, quiet zones planned for Jupiter as construction continues 1 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 657
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 sl8 Nov 2020 Nov 2020 4 709
One-way Acela for $20, anywhere -- but act fast 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 702
MA: Norwell officials ask MBTA to reconsider rail, ferry cuts 0 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 418
Virginia's new rail authority just met for the first time 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 0 427
The World's Worst Public Transport System Attempts to Modernize 1 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 3 1497
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