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Rising Waters Are Drowning Amtrak's Northeast Corridor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 922
Public transit system in Washington DC struggles with privatization 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 1014
Hitting the rails: Oklahoma City set to inaugurate streetcar service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 810
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 5 marmar Feb 2014 Dec 2018 5 2167
Northeast Maglev Sees Synergy With Amazon HQ2, Residents Disagree 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 838
For 80,000 Commuters, One Nemesis: A 108-Year-Old Bridge 3 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 1260
Potomac River bridge expansion will add new tracks and a bike trail between DC and Virginia 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 1066
Trump to meet with New York governor on stalled tunnel project 3 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 1078
Passengers On Boston-Bound Amtrak Train Stranded For Nearly Six Hours 1 left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 1040
A lot of cities want roboshuttles, including D.C. But will they work? 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 765
M.T.A. Warns of Fare Increases and Service Cuts as Budget Crisis Looms 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 1010
Albuquerque, NM, rejecting all BYD ART buses, switching to non electric 1 left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 1028
Welcome to the Long Bridge Project over the Potomac River between Virginia and DC 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 981
Nationwide, Transportation Measures Rolled to Victory 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 892
On the ballot in 2018, a clear contrast among those who would move into Governors' mansions 0 marmar Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 869
Report Card Grades Miami's 'Abysmal' Transit Options. Hint: Nobody Even Got a C 0 marmar Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 854
'They're Bold and Fresh': The Millennials Disrupting Boston's Transit System 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 1013
Beverly Hills schools call on Trump administration to strip Purple Line funding 9 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 1499
Speaking of Nazis and Amtrak: 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 6 1842
Proposed California initiative seeks to end high speed rail 4 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1191
Amtrak's data could help riders and employees -- too bad it's so hard to find 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 4 1088
GO Transit adding trips on Lakeshore train lines 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 923
We are live: The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 999
Grim 10th anniversary: the 2008 Chatsworth train collision 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 995
Metro's soaring pension costs threaten future service, federal report says 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 912
Protesters rally against proposed Baltimore Tunnel Project vent 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 860
Metro begins 8000-series railcar procurement 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 991
Today at 10:00AM - Highways and Transit Subcommittee examines "Innovation in Surface Transporttion" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 1 727
Amtrak denies that it will discontinue service on eight PTC-exempt routes 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 978
Pa.'s first app-based, on-demand bus-ride service coming soon 1 left-of-center2012 Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 867
Map of every railroad line in the world, and the maximum allowed speed on those lines 4 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 1260
Road in Bourbonnais, IL, site of deadly 1999 Amtrak collision, to be vacated for Nucor expansion 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 1020
Essay: The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks--And America 7 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1530
Field Hearing: Continued Oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Project Subcommittee on Railroa 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 817
All of Metro's new 7000 Series rail cars need wiring replaced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 923
Mountain of Ride-Share Bikes Left at Dallas Recycling Center After Company Leaves City 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 10 1343
TSA considering eliminating screening at smaller airports 3 left-of-center2012 Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 1050
Amtrak to invest $370 million in Northeast Corridor 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 1090
Amtrak audit faults D.C. station project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 796
Can Andy Byford Save the Subways? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 1015
San Jose: Two people dead after light-rail train, car collide. Police say railway safety arms down 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 1044
Cuts to Amtrak 'Southwest Chief' ? 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 1046
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country 1 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 971
Albuquerque: Company sent faulty ART bus due to city pressure 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 1045
House Republicans push Mulvaney, Trump to rescind Gateway funds 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 1378
Sleeker and smarter: Japan unveils new Shinkansen 'Supreme' bullet train 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 1510
Two possible routes chosen for high-speed maglev train linking Baltimore to DC. 2 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 985
Trump administration deals another blow to Gateway tunnel project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 1018
'No-Fault' Pacts with Railroads Hold Amtrak Liable for Accidents It Didn't Cause 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 1019
@Amtrak service stands to lose $757M from its annual grant; elimination of national network. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 929
Today is a grim anniversary for Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1569
New York, New Jersey commit $3.65 billion to fund tunnel project 0 Eugene Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 903
Metro-North likely to miss deadline for positive train control 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 790
How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York's Subways 2 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 1364
Japan Rail Operator Says Sorry, as Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 1 956
Construction starts on New Jersey bridge, a step to fixing region's rail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1750
Time Running Out For ART Funding (Albuquerque, NM) 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 971
U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorder 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1431
Draft Richmond to D.C. rail study out, but controversy remains on route near Ashland, Virginia 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1550
When is it not too soon to talk about 1 jayschool2013 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1910
NYC to alter subway tiles that resemble rebel flag 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2527
Six Reasons Why Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is in Trouble 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Aug 2017 0 1334
Trump Removed the White House's Capital Bikeshare Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 3053
The Latest: 56 injured, 1 seriously, in Spanish train crash 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1458
Chao appoints federal reps to WMATA's board 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1442
Amtrak names new chief executive 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jul 2017 0 2642
Individualized transportation 3 zipplewrath Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2868
New York City subway's oldest cars set to be used through 2020 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3016
Hudson River tunnel project opens door to private firms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 4425
High-Speed Rail Rules Delayed Amid Trump Deregulatory Order 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 4520
Trump budget slashes federal aid for rail, long-distance Amtrak routes 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 4474
Traffic Jam at the Nations Crossroads 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 7105
It's the 71st Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 5879
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 1 KamaAina Sep 2016 Mar 2017 1 1360
NJ TRANSIT Train Struck When Amtrak Train Derails At Penn Station 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 3204
End of the road for Albuquerque Cab 5 left-of-center2012 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1709
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot North Dakota snowbank 6 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 1653
Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1555
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 2017 Jan 2017 7 1838
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 2035
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