Richard Ravitch says the MTA is hurting for revenue—and giving some back might be against the law.
Speaking at Union Depot train station in St. Paul, Minnesota, the president called on Congress to act on transportation funding. "If Congress doesn't finish a transportation bill by the end of the summer," he said, "we could see construction projects stop in their tracks."
Continuing the city's push for more autonomy over local speed limits, two City Council members have introduced a resolution calling on Albany to change the law—and allow the city to set its default speed to 20mph.
Problems with the Silver Line's signaling system are pushing back its launch date yet again, but officials say the contractor will foot the bill.
The feds are ordering stricter scrutiny for rail cars that transport crude oil. President Obama will call on legislators to pass a four-year, $302 billion transportation bill. The Dreamliner's nightmares continue. London is overhauling dozens of intersections. And: Houston cabbies aren't so hot for rideshare apps.
When most people think of a writers residence, idyllic, nurturing settings immediately spring to mind: A cabin in the woods. A quiet house by a lake. But what about a 44-hour train ride?
New York writer Jessica Gross was the first person to try out Amtrak's new writers residency program. ...
The Port Authority has opened a new platform at its World Trade Center station, giving commuters a glimpse of a transportation hub that's been in the works for years.
For a third time, officials say construction delays will push back the scheduled opening of a $2.8 billion extension of the region's Metrorail system in Northern Virginia.
Houston's award for bike friendliness comes on the heels of several fatal hit-and-runs. A Metro-North conductor issued hundreds of letters apologizing to passengers. There's yet another delay for D.C.'s beleaguered Silver Line. And: Colorado's latest road safety campaign is "Drive High, Get a DUI."
Short platforms, low tunnel ceilings and lack of train yards are three things that limit commuter rail service in our area, and keep it packed with riders.
Now that New Jersey Transit has a new executive director, the agency wants to look to its future. But two incidents from its recent past keep cropping up—and the state's top transportation official is promising answers.
New York's City Council wants specifics on how much it will cost to implement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reduce traffic deaths, and how fast it can happen. But at the council’s first hearing on Vision Zero Monday, city officials offered few details.
New York City's two most populous boroughs will get Bus Time on March 9th, completing the installation of the MTA's live bus tracking system citywide.
A new L.A. light rail line has reached the 50% completion mark. Ride along on a Chicago-to-Mexico bus. Railroads have agreed to new crude oil safety standards. And: this weekend it seemed like everybody was pothole fighting. Those cats were fast as lightning.
Parents whose children were killed or maimed by vehicles make an emotional plea on City Hall Steps to strengthen the mayor's plan.
Towards the end of his recent interview with NYC's new transportation commissioner, Brian Lehrer asked the question that Citi Bike's 96,000+ members all want to know: when will the system expand? Here was her response, in full.
Long Island Rail Road workers will not be going on strike in March, as had been threatened. But workers could walk off their jobs on July 20th if talks with the MTA remain at an impasse.
A week after New York's mayor released details of his 63-point plan to eliminate traffic deaths, Vision Zero will be front and center at several events in the city.