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Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 2450
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 2032
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 2016 Dec 2016 3 1298
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 1196
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1295
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 1041
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 1237
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 1158
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 1142
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 1192
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 992
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 1117
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 1365
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1181
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1718
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1129
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1239
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 1733
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1112
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1318
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 1699
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1096
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1007
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1199
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1199
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1072
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1169
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1220
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1219
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1117
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 1229
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 1271
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1247
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 1344
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 1345
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 1102
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 1320
How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 1211
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash 2 Eugene May 2016 Jun 2016 1 1218
Bicyclists behavior -- a question 10 unc70 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 3 1906
With Metrorail SafeTrack Under Way, Arlington County, Virginia, Sees Huge Increases In Cyclists 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 967
Almost 75% Of D.C. Metro Riders Expecting Transitpocalypse, Survey Says 1 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1262
Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 9 1365
Tax push for $4.6 billion Detroit area transit plan begins 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 1106
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 9 1821
Virginia: Construction of Roanoke's Amtrak platform expected to start this fall, state says 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 0 1129
Amtrak Trains Fight to Go First 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 4 3186
L.A. Metro and City of Los Angeles to Officially Launch Bike Sharing in Downtown Los Angeles 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 1054
California - Hyperloop Transportation says it cracked 760mph travel with magnets 3 kristopher May 2016 May 2016 10 1497
The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair 5 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 1198
LA-area light rail now reaches from distant suburbs to sea (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina May 2016 May 2016 3 1046
Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents 0 Ghost Dog May 2016 May 2016 2 1070
Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 0 1285
Frequent service, not escalator access, is what attracts transit users 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 3 1221
Fight Climate Change, One Bus Ride at a Time 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 1235
Why some suburbs are trying to be more like cities 4 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 1412
DC Metro will shut down sections of lines for year-long subway repair work 7 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 0 1894
U.S. 'seriously' considered shutting down DC subway system 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 4 1028
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life 10 KamaAina Apr 2016 May 2016 10 1878
San Francisco: Muni experiments with a double-stop routine to speed things up 2 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 1415
More woes for the Washington Metro 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 908
Boston: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the MBTA's Operations Control Center 0 marmar May 2016 May 2016 2 1257
Brooklyn subway fix could derail real estate boom in New York hipster capital 2 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 1397
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout Approved for Transbay Transit Center 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 1 1078
Bogota’s Bus Rapid Transit System Eyed By U.S. Urban Planners 3 marmar Mar 2016 May 2016 0 2852
Detroit: M-1 Rail Center Debut Marks Milestone for QLINE 1 marmar May 2016 May 2016 5 2502
For faster train travel, Amtrak wants to fix railway bottlenecks in Maryland 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 1 1171
NTSB cites ‘ineffective inspection and maintenance practices’ as causes of fatal 2015 Metro smoke... 0 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 877
U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers 2 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1168
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them? (xpost from GD) 6 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1238
DC: Metrobus drivers caught speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1158
Which riders matter? 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 5 1062
Denver's new airport train starts service 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 1242
Chicago: U.S. Senate Panel Backs $100M for Red, Purple Line Revamp 0 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1110
Santa Monica, CA, awaiting the Expo Line's launch 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1005
Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1155
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 923
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 1103
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 1240
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 2016 Apr 2016 3 2577
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