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Rail safety official: Maintenance problems plague Northeast Corridor 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1157
Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 924
San Francisco: $260 Million Bailout in Works for Troubled Transit Center Project 2 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 3 1104
You’ve got $50 billion for transit. Now how should you spend it? 3 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 1242
Amtrak passenger service on track for rail service across Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Orlando 12 KamaAina Mar 2016 Apr 2016 3 2582
Delays May Derail Stimulus Funding for Amtrak Railcars 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1262
A Massachusetts state legislator has a big idea to ease the urban rent crisis (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1143
FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 1065
SEPTA eyes new locomotives, station renewal in $548.6 million capital budget 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2016 Apr 2016 2 990
When a railroad almost built a PTC system 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Apr 2016 4 1517
Once seniors are too old to drive, our transportation system totally fails them 2 KamaAina Apr 2016 Apr 2016 6 1218
How Can Portland Brace for Its Population Boom? 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 1 2614
Mississauga (Ontario) Moves to Make Transit Competitive With the Car 1 marmar Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1186
Detroit: M-1 Rail on track to wrap up construction by 2017 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1559
NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 1797
Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1552
How Can Transit Compete With the Coming Onslaught of Driverless Cars? 3 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1733
Port Authority Pledges Billions for Airport Upgrades and New Bus Terminal. 1 elleng Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1735
Transpod's dream: Hyperloop high-speed travel between cities 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 1415
Ambitious new park to change the face of Singapore 1 KamaAina Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1432
Man accused of jamming cellphone signal on CTA held on $10,000 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1550
Judge Allows California High-Speed Rail Project to Proceed 3 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 10 1280
Uber teams with Florida city on public transit test 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1473
Long Island Railroad's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology — And Communication Skills 1 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1432
MBTA: Report Confirms Operator at Fault for Runaway Train 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1136
DC Streetcar begins operations, no Sunday service 0 marmar Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 1149
L.A. Expo Line Phase II to open May 20 to Santa Monica Pier 1 MisterP Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 1111
How to make expensive cities affordable for everyone again (xpost from CA group) 0 KamaAina Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 956
California high-speed rail's first leg to connect Central and Silicon valleys 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 7 1129
Paris Metro - Full Tour Of The Paris, France, Metro System. Métro de Paris 1 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1144
NYC to fund $2.5 billion Brooklyn-Queens light rail via bond issue 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 955
San Francisco: Mission Street and Muni Lines Set for Transformation 2 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 1017
Chicago: Record Number of Riders Take 'L,' But Bus Use Slips in 2015, CTA Says 0 marmar Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1078
Plans for a streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens could hit a roadblock 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1076
Here's how Houston boosted mass transit ridership by improving service without spending a dime 2 KamaAina Jan 2016 Feb 2016 3 1564
Why Historic Preservation Districts Should Be a Thing of the Past (xpost from GD) 1 KamaAina Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1286
Suburban office parks are dying because young people don't want to drive there 10 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 8 2250
Transport for London's contactless future 0 nxylas Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 1208
D.C.: Metro turnaround a top priority for area Congress members 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1073
New York's Cuomo backs Penn Station refurb, promises $22 billion for upstate 3 Eugene Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1360
Alabama's sad transit system 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 1219
Las Vegas: Light Rail Presented as Best Option to Connect Strip, Airport, Downtown 1 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 1197
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2016 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 1681
NTSB Opens Docket on Collision Between Metro-North Train and SUV in New York 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1069
NYC: As Subway Ridership Soars, So Do Delays 2 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 2 3167
DC Metro Orange, Silver Lines Return to 6-minute Rush-Hour Service 0 marmar Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1178
Life-saving technology has been turned on for Amtrak trains in the northeast. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1140
Chicago: CTA Launches Loop Link Rapid Bus Service 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1490
Plans for higher-speed rail between Richmond and Washington on track 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1104
Atlanta Approves Ambitious Streetcar Expansion Plan 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1179
Amtrak faces $95 million hit as Congress celebrates new highway bill 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1022
NYC: MTA Records Highest Modern One-Day Subway Ridership 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1180
Kansas City Joining 'Bike Box' Trend for Cyclist Safety 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1321
Over A Quarter of the Streetcar Systems Taking Shape In the U.S. Are in Midwest Cities 2 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 1377
A new federal transportation bill rejects the long-standing consensus on revenue but preserves .... 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1106
Chicago: Red and Purple lines modernization 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1280
Toronto: TTC Leslie Barns: Home of your new streetcar! (neat vid for transit geeks) 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1037
'Yes' Vote on Seattle's $930M Transportation Levy Emboldens Boosters in Portland 0 marmar Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 1070
U.S. warns railroads on new safety system deadline 7 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1383
Mass Transportation in the 1960s: Public Transit Systems of North America 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 1397
Boston: MBTA Chief vows Snow Won't Shut Down System 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1122
Illinois: Metra Prepares for Debut of Paperless Ticketing 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 957
Biggest Donor Gives $175K More to Anti-Move Seattle Effort 2 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 2015 2 1334
For The Love Of God No More Bike Lanes Replacing Car Lanes - This Is Seattle Its Winter 11 Yallow Nov 2015 Nov 2015 10 2070
Wichita, Kansas: Commissioner Says Privatizing Transit System Should be Option for City 3 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 1219
Asian Cities Dominate Ranking of World's Biggest and Busiest Metros 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 1535
Atlanta: MARTA to Privatize Paratransit Service 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1053
WMATA FY2016 Public Hearings for Bus Services State of Good Operations 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1125
In caverns deep below N.Y. streets, train terminal taking shape 2 Eugene Nov 2015 Nov 2015 2 1200
Why People Don't Ride Public Transit in Small Cities 8 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Nov 2015 2 1965
Amtrak: It's Time To Build 1 marmar Oct 2015 Nov 2015 6 1178
MAX, Portland Streetcar Sidelined in Heavy Rainstorm 0 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 1 1022
NYC: Baby, Baby, Where Did Our Love (or Second Avenue Subway Money) Go? 1 marmar Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1070
Chicago: CTA Yellow Line Makes Long Ride Back, Ready to Restart Service 0 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 1486
Fears of failure grow for rods on Bay Bridge eastern span 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1167
Sacramento RT Considers Rules to Limit 'Noxious Odors,' Other Objectionable Rider Traits 2 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1383
San Francisco's motley Market Street Tamed, So Far, by Car Restrictions 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1116
"taking all three of my daughters to a tattoo parlor and having them completely body tattooed" 3 MisterP Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1630
Lawmakers agree to extend automated train deadline by 3 years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1141
Oslo aims to make city center car-free within four years 1 marmar Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1067
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