The Port Authority Bus Terminal exemplifies the larger problems at the Port. Boston's bike share program is rock solid. Panama opened Central America's first subway. And: a photography exhibit celebrates the NYC's graffiti-covered subway cars of yesteryear.
After a report slamming Metro's financial practices made its way to the press, transit officials say they're already improving their internal controls.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the engineer at the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx last year had undiagnosed "severe obstructive sleep apnea."
D.C. regulators are considering an unprecedented move for Washington’s metered taxicab fleet: deregulation. "This is a response to leveling the playing field," said city's taxicab chair, "and making everybody able to compete with one another."
Federal inspectors have found a lot of flaws on Metro-North. The Bay Area's bike share should reach the East Bay next spring. Everything you need to know about boarding Amtrak, revealed. And: going to the Yankees home opener today? Ride the nostalgia train.
The commuter tax break is close to being revived. New Jersey's transportation trust fund is almost dry. CicLAvia is happening this weekend. The washed-away British railway line has reopened. And: what was America's national pastime the late 1800s? Competitive walking.
L.A.'s Westside Subway extension survived its legal battle with Beverly Hills High. Dynamic pricing has cut cruising for parking spaces in San Francisco. The Koch brothers are funding opposition to a BRT line in Nashville. And: a British artist wants to install a 'park and slide' in Bristol.
D.C. regulators say smartphone-based car services are essentially meterless taxis — and they are preparing to unveil a slew of proposals designed to close liability insurance gaps and limit drivers’ hours on the road.
The Port Authority's problems are easy to diagnose. What's less clear is the remedy. Here's a look at four ideas being kicked around.
Boston's late-night weekend transit service is off to a good start. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg will advise General Motors on its victims' compensation plan. A San Francisco group staged an elaborate protest against Google buses. And: sprawling cities face more car wrecks and obesity.
Chicago's proposed transit superagency faces some hurdles. Houston's Metro set a ridership record. The Port Authority wants another bus terminal in Midtown. GM's CEO testifies before Congress today. And: one Egyptian candidate for president launched his campaign on the back of a bike.
A decaying bridge connecting New Jersey commuters to New York City is closing down for two years as part of a $1 billion renovation project.
Barring a rapid resolution to the project delays, people will have to drive to Tysons Corner for its “welcome the Silver Line” festival on May 31 – even though there will be no actual train to welcome.
The CEO of General Motors will testify before Congress. Delays on Metro North trains are up — way up. London's buses will test sensors designed to prevent bike and pedestrian crashes. And: a hand-puppet-starring, transit-themed video, inside.