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Virginia plans to expand the Long Bridge connection with another crossing 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 1 826
New Arizona Development Bans Residents From Bringing Cars 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 4 1851
DC: New toll roads intended to expand car pools, maybe rail 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 0 637
It's all about highways for the Trump Administration's DOT 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 0 878
On October 29, 1983, a GG1 locomotive ran for the last time. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Nov 2019 1 2007
Amtrak, Seeking to Break Even, Sees Some Light at the End of the Tunnel 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 3 820
Amtrak aspires to a 2-hour D.C.-N.Y. trip, but it's going to take a lot more than faster trains 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2019 Nov 2019 0 901
At least 73 dead in massive train fire in eastern Pakistan 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 761
Commenced operation on October 27, 1904: the New York City subway system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 690
"One entered the city like a god; one scuttles in now like a rat." -- Penn Station, NYC, 1910 - 1963 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 1030
MARC's commuter train connecting West Virginia to DC may drop to only one round trip per day 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Oct 2019 0 801
A "Two Amtrak" Concept 6 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 1255
Your Navigation App Is Making Traffic Unmanageable 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 2 1274
This video explains why public transit in America is so bad 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 0 928
Fearing 'Spy Trains,' Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars 2 Eugene Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 965
The end of the Amtrak dining car 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 754
LIRR debuts M-9s 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 3 935
Virginia won't let anything derail its growing Amtrak service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 918
Virginia: Bus route for Danville to D.C., with a stop in Lynchburg, in the works 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 0 729
Federal transit agency approves Honolulu rapid rail plan 0 Eugene Sep 2019 Sep 2019 0 789
See inside Amtrak's luxurious new train cars, the closest thing to European rail the US has yet seen 7 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2019 Sep 2019 2 1201
Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? 5 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 6 1189
New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail tunnel cost 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 824
Phoenix: Will America's 'Least Sustainable City' vote to kill rail transit? 4 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1080
What does a traffic jam in Atlanta have to do with segregation? Quite a lot. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2019 Aug 2019 7 1410
Climate change: Should you fly, drive or take the train? -- BBC 1 Dem_in_Nebr. Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 1283
Building the Transcontinental Railroad, the moonshot of the 19th century 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Aug 2019 9 1880
Sleeper trains, long considered old-fashioned and nostalgic, are picking up steam. 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Aug 2019 9 1459
Texas commuter railroad to implement PTC this month 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 763
When It Comes to Transportation Infrastructure, No Bill Is Better Than a Bad Bill 0 TexasTowelie Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 818
DC's Union Station Has Serious Security Vulnerabilities, Per Amtrak Inspector General Report 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 0 801
MARC, VRE say on-time performance has dropped, cite increase in CSX trains as one factor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 848
Charges dropped for second time against Amtrak 188 engineer involved in 2015 derailment 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 795
Think Legroom on Planes is Bad Now? And It's Going to Get Worse 3 left-of-center2012 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 0 1179
Amtrak will launch nonstop service between Washington, D.C. and New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 806
Amtrak: Trains traveling south of Washington are now stopped due to severe weather conditions. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 0 1345
Interesting article I came across, describing attempts to fix housing shortages for lower income... 8 SWBTATTReg Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 2041
10 years since Red Line crash: What it was like and how it shaped Metro 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 970
DC: Metro has a new team running its rail operations. Here's what makes it unusual. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 10 1545
New York: Suspect Arrested in Rash of Subway Brake Pullings That Disrupted Thousands 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 1 1000
Legislation slashing Amtrak security 1 left-of-center2012 May 2019 May 2019 6 965
May 22, 1915: over 200 die in the worst rail disaster in British history 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 961
NTSB MEDIA ADVISORY: Amtrak Accident Subject of Board Meeting 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 820
Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 2 1194
Next-Generation Acela Rail Cars Taking Shape in N.Y. Factory 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 1 1064
Trump names former Rep. Todd Rokita, an opponent of federal funding for Amtrak, to Amtrak board. 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 975
Happy 48th birthday, Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 4 906
New safety system launch causes some delays for Virginia Railway Express 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 986
Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 2030
NYC Subway Chief May Quite Over Tensions With Cuomo, Colleagues Fear 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 939
Amtrak advances Baltimore Penn Station project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 947
North Carolina: GoTriangle calls off Durham-Orange light-rail project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 2 938
Amtrak's Hiawatha Service Sees Record Increase in Passenger Ridership 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 7 1097
After decades of resistance, Atlanta's booming suburbs face a historic vote on public transit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 0 1098
High-Speed Rail in the U.S. Remains Elusive: Illinois Shows Why 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 1632
Manhattan drivers may soon face congestion fee to pay for subway fix 0 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 979
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 1090
Amtrak Plan to Expand Ridership Could Sidetrack Storied Trains 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 3 1171
Why the California Bullet Train Project Failed: 7 "Worst Practices" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 1248
Trump demands $3.5 billion back from 'disaster' high-speed rail project 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 6 1145
Is that a streetcar or light rail? Here's how to tell the difference. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 1113
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019 0 marmar Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 1121
Yes, fire is used to keep Chicago trains running in the cold 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 4 1237
New Jersey officials call on Trump to replace critical rail tunnel 1 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 1060
Three NJ Transit rail lines remain suspended as federal shutdown continues 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 1082
Amtrak is replacing its fleet of DC-to-Boston passenger railcars 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 1101
Transit Data for Whomst? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 974
Trump nominations for Amtrak board of directors. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 2 1599
TEXRail opens for passenger service 1 marmar Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 1090
In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note. 0 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 1042
Lessons MARC should learn from my most frustrating commute 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 948
The fastest trains in the U.S. are about to get faster. 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 1571
Could a Chinese-made Metro car spy on us? Many experts say yes. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 874
Opinion piece: California's High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Jan 2019 0 1052
See all the transit from Boston to DC on one animation 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 1051
Amtrak riders between St. Louis and Chicago are still waiting for 90 and 110 mph speeds 3 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 1209
Why is the west coast doing so well with rail and light rail? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 1159
Thirty-two Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 868
New York governor blocks full shutdown of subway line for repairs 0 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 937
See a week of Amtrak trips on one animated map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 3 1044
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