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Chicago: CTA Proposed Red-Purple Bypass 0 marmar Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1207
Toronto: TTC Marks Milestone of Revitalized Union Station 0 marmar Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 944
Who, What, Why: Why does hot weather cause rail delays? 1 marmar Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1202
London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus 7 marmar Jul 2015 Jul 2015 5 2271
Google to help FRA notify drivers of rail crossing locations 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 957
Chicago: After Month Without Yellow Line, News Gets Worse in Skokie 1 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1399
The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 947
The Northeast Corridor's Curviest Stretches, and Amtrak's Plans for Safety and Speed. 1 elleng Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1021
Fear of Longer Commutes Puts Pressure on US Cities to Act 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1076
Urban Transit Systems Struggle to Keep Pace as Demand Grows 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 1046
NY: $3.9B World Trade Center Transit Hub Nears Completion 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 1059
Metro train system’s operation center is understaffed and chaotic, federal investigators find 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1034
Toronto's new downtown-to-airport rail link is up and running 2 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 5 1350
Maryland: Big MARC Fare Hikes Cause Riders to Press Hogan for Hearings 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1086
Future of Transportation: Cities with Choices—and Less Parking 2 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1313
Transportation First, then Economic Development for Streetcars 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1111
Construction begins for Ottawa's new light-rail line 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1048
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 973
Amtrak may pull plug on Southwest Chief, River Runner 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 1640
New Jersey, You Should've Built That Tunnel 2 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 4 1307
House Votes for Major Amtrak Cuts 2 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1385
SF Bay Area: BART Transbay Tube Closure Planned 1 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1366
Five Countries With the Best Public Transportation Systems (xpost from GD) 2 KamaAina Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 1423
M1 Rail names American contractor for six Detroit streetcars 1 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1291
Seattle’s smart plan to remake its streets 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1244
In Japan, Md. governor is wowed by super-fast trains — with big price tags 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1349
San Francisco city officials vow to ride public transit for the next 22 days 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1105
MDOT looks to cut payments on idle rail cars, launch Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter line by 2019 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1010
Twin Cities: Eden Prairie Rail Stations Being Considered for Cuts 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 1 1039
Warning: Do Not Drive Around Cars Waiting at a Grade Crossing for the Train to Go By 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 1502
MO: St. Louis County Faces Steep Odds Getting MetroLink on Expansion Track 0 marmar Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1147
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Amtrak Derailment Meeting, 06-02-15 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jun 2015 0 1002
Elk Grove to leave bus service unchanged; proposed light-rail plan unpopular (xpost from CA) 0 KamaAina May 2015 May 2015 2 1083
SEPTA places railway safety technology order 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2015 May 2015 2 1179
NYC: STEP ASIDE: The MTA Wants to Speed Up Three Subway Lines 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 2 1293
NY: MTA Bus Ridership Plummeting, Statistics Show 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 1362
Northeast Corridor: America's Premier Rail Superhighway is Slowly Falling Apart 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 7 1298
State lawmaker defends bike tax, says bicycling is not good for the environment 5 Sancho May 2015 May 2015 5 2050
Why can't America have high-speed trains? (xpost from GD) 4 KamaAina May 2015 May 2015 3 1501
NJ Transit Considers 9 Percent Fare Hike, Service Cuts 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 0 1179
Detroit: New Regional Transit Plan to Connect Major Cities Across 4 Counties 0 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 1061
Why Chicago Needs More Transit-Oriented Developments 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 0 1036
Cool time-lapse video of the rebuild of a Toronto intersection and streetcar tracks..... 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 0 1248
Seattle to Buildings: Give Tenants Transit Passes, Not Parking Spots (xpost from GD) 0 KamaAina May 2015 May 2015 3 994
Detroit: RTA to unveil regional mass transit planning effort on Tuesday 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 1489
Obama Administration To Trans-Hudson Tunnel Stakeholders: Get it Together 2 marmar May 2015 May 2015 3 1297
How Amsterdam became the bicycle capital of the world 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 6 1715
Lessons From Toronto: Density Transforms, Brings Challenges 0 marmar May 2015 May 2015 0 1028
Transportation emerges as crucial to escaping poverty 0 nxylas May 2015 May 2015 2 1610
Bikes vs Cars: why it’s war between cyclists and drivers on city streets 3 marmar May 2015 May 2015 5 1363
Have we really reached 'peak car'? 0 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 1147
Chicago CTA: A Farewell to the 2400 Series Railcar 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 1 1398
Amtrak to open IT center in Atlanta this summer 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2015 May 2015 5 1385
Free the Buses: Riders Say Transit Is a Human Right 1 marmar Apr 2015 May 2015 4 1247
Newark Airtrain, Only 19 Years Old, Is Too Shoddy To Fix 1 marmar May 2015 May 2015 2 1264
Chicago: CTA Moves Ahead on Plan to Modernize Red, Purple Lines 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1156
Detroit-area transit agencies consider single fare card 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 1382
Long Beach Transit Agrees to Purchase Electric Buses 1 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1059
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 927
BART has issued a Crowded Car Survival Guide. 4 KamaAina Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 1448
The wreck of the Exposition Flyer, April 25, 1946 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 2362
On this day in 1983, the Rio Grande Zephyr made its final run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 1660
Roundabouts: Contentious Intersections Inspire Rage, Relief 1 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 1220
San Francisco: Muni’s New Buses of the Future 1 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 1814
Deliberately Trespassing on Live Metro Tracks 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 1103
Why Can't America Have Great Trains? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 2286
Japan: Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record 4 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1315
NYC Subway Ridership Grows to Highest Point in 65 Years 4 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 1388
Detroit: M-1 Rail Construction Shifts to Campus Martius 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1237
Amtrak pen trumps Freedom of Information Act sword 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 1302
BART Tackles Growing Suicide Problem 1 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 1108
WMATA's first 7000-series train to debut on Blue Line 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2015 Apr 2015 7 1245
Broadening the city through a universal fare card 4 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1350
Proposals to Eliminate Federal Funding Result in 43 Percent Cut in Public Transit and Would Cost U.S 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 2 1020
When American transit agencies ignore the world’s move to open gangways 0 marmar Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 1199
This is what a 'socialist' mayor does for the citizens. Thanks Ann Hidalgo! 4 Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 Apr 2015 5 1787
Couple Converts Flatbed Truck Into Their Dream Country Home 1 KamaAina Apr 2015 Apr 2015 9 1446
Millennials Move to Mass Transit -- WaPo 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 11 1349
New York: 7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point 3 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 2 1294
Washington DC: Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14 0 marmar Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 1069
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