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Chicago Transit Riders Warned to Brace for Possible Service Cuts, Fare Hikes 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1018
Chicago: Zero Explosives, 1 Arrest and 2.6K Bags Checked by Cops at CTA Stations 1 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1068
400 tickets for 1-day return of Winter Park ski train sell out in 12 hours 6 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 2109
These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers (GD) 1 KamaAina Mar 2015 Mar 2015 5 1142
Chicago: CTA to double speed of some downtown buses that crawl at 3 mph 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1187
Twin Cities: U.S. Bank Provides Funding for St. Paul Green Line Apartments 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 800
FRA launches crossing safety campaign, schedules trespassing prevention workshop 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 924
Seattle: Sound Transit Reaches Record Ridership in 2014 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 885
"Transit Revolution": Will Los Angeles Become Gentrification Ground Zero? 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1089
Double-decker bus gives Stanford commuters a fresh perspective 2 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1117
San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1001
Massachusetts: Delays, Crowding, Tension Persist for Locals Using MBTA Commuter Rail 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 919
A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 988
Detroit: Grand Rapids Silver Line Offers Model For Woodward BRT Service 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 928
Boston: Scott Says 'at Least' 30 Days Needed to Get T on Track 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 971
Chicago: Study Says CTA Attracts More Haters on Twitter Than Other Transit Agencies 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1017
Boston-Area Public Transit System Tested During Snowstorms 0 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1006
Milwaukee City Council OKs streetcar plan 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 896
Chicago: CTA Blue Line Upgrade Gets $120M Infusion From Feds 1 marmar Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 1326
DOT Warns of Dystopian Future For Transportation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1132
Amtrak to invest $12 million in major renovation of Chicago's Union Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1233
Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1083
M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1170
NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1046
Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 941
For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1237
Suburban Chicago: Pace Unveils $2.3B Rapid Transit Network Plan 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1697
NY: Subway Fare Going Up 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1055
Cuomo to Call for an AirTrain to LaGuardia 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1148
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s welcome reverse on transit exposes his flank 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 1010
Charlotte Streetcar Opening Delayed Until June 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 941
SF Mayor Announces Major Expansion of Muni Light Rail Fleet 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 6 1576
Washington DC: 1 dead, dozens hurt after Metro car fills with smoke 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 2 972
NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2015 Jan 2015 5 1096
(Transit) Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2015 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1282
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue Levels 3 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 4 1250
US Transportation Sec. Foxx announces $996 million to extend Green Line (Boston) 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 3 1608
BART Video: "Farewell Old Wool Seats" 0 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 990
The 51 Busiest Train Stations in the World– All but 6 Located in Japan 2 marmar Jan 2014 Jan 2015 1 2361
Cities Without Traffic 1 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 8 1299
Chicago Transit Projects for 2015 2 marmar Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 1199
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Brown Line in Real Time 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 1300
Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports 1 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 5 1047
Infographic: The 5 Largest Public Transit Systems in the US 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 4 1338
NYC: MTA To Combat Subway Delays With 'Platform Conductors' 2 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1290
Calgary’s soaring transit use suggests high ridership is possible even in sprawling cities 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 8 1511
Detroit M-1 Rail: Moving Forward Together 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 921
Transit: land use is key 0 KamaAina Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 938
Chicago McCormick Place Green Line Opening Delayed to Early 2015 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 947
Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About D.C.'s Streetcar Launch 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 887
D.C.: Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities 3 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1192
Boston: MBTA Ridership Surpasses 37M For 1st Time 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 2 1025
Chicago CTA Ride the Rails: Red Line to Howard 4 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1662
Ride the Rails: Blue Line to O'Hare 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 4 1216
M-1 RAIL on time with completion of first phase of construction on Woodward Ave. in Downtown Detroit 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 885
Confirmed: Sprawl and Bad Transit Increase Unemployment 4 KamaAina Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1308
My pic of construction of the M1 light rail line in downtown Detroit ......... 2 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1880
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 787
Europe's cycling economy has created 650,000 jobs 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 963
With no new rail tunnel on the horizon under the Hudson, New York faces a looming transport crisis 1 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1498
NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record 2 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1088
Detroit: M-1 Rail picks Czech Republic-based vendor to build custom streetcars 1 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 1125
Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles 0 marmar Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 923
Why middle-class Americans can’t afford to live in liberal cities (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 1188
SF gas stations dwindle in real estate boom (xpost from Calif.) 0 KamaAina Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1271
Repairing Sandy Damaged Rail Tunnels Could Snarl Commute for Years 1 marmar Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1207
D.C.: Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1084
Densely Populated Countries Could Find Food Independence With Vertical Floating Farms (xpost fr. GD) 4 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1580
With infill stations, older transit agencies extend their reach 0 marmar Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 1047
Public Transit Is Underfunded Because the Wealthy Don’t Rely on It 3 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1459
For Walkers and Cyclists, A Swedish Road-Planning Strategy Helps Save Lives 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 1222
How The Suburbs Got Poor 1 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1342
Nine years after Katrina, New Orleans’ public transit is still rebuilt for wealthy whites 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 8 1074
S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms 0 KamaAina Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 954
Man 3-D Prints Backyard Castle, Plans Two-Story House Next (xpost from GD) 13 KamaAina Aug 2014 Sep 2014 23 4801
For London, one Crossrail isn’t enough 1 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 2012
Self-Service Scooters are the Next Form of Communal Transportation in Paris? 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 956
Can Light Rail Be an Engine of Opportunity? The Twin Cities Story 4 KamaAina Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1879
Let’s make suburbs into cities: New urbanism, car culture and the future of community 2 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 1194
Chicago: Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens 0 marmar Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 1100
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