New York's bike share system is closing in on 100,000 annual members -- but the dark, cold winter months are closing in. So to keep bikers biking, the system is offering some enticements.
Hoboken's Sandy-ravaged rail terminal re-opens today. On cruise ships, 'man overboard' is under-reported. The Ventra bugs keep on coming. Los Angeles can't quit Metro's honor system just yet. And Dial S for Sharrow: check out a film noir short about shared streets.
The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge stands empty, its job done. Now it’s time for it to come down. And everyone wants to know: will the California Department of Transportation blow it up?
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office sparked outrage this week when it announced it wouldn't file criminal charges against a taxi driver in a crash that severed a British tourist's leg.
The head of D.C.'s transit agency is apologizing to Red Line riders for the delays this week which were unusually bad -- even by the standards of the oft-beleaguered Metro line.
A pair of NYC taxi medallions sold for a record $2.5 million. San Francisco's Central Subway construction is displacing the rat population. Florida wants more red light traffic cameras. The TSA says it's not racially profiling anymore. And: check out a data visualization of traffic waves.
A meeting of the D.C. Taxicab Commission ended in an uproar on Wednesday, as nearly 300 cab drivers organized by the Teamsters union erupted in anger when the commission’s chairman attempted to read aloud a letter from an unhappy cab customer.
A bill that supporters said would preserve a dedicated revenue stream for New York's MTA was just dinged by the governor.
Chicago's fare payment system suffered an outage...and 15,000 people got free rides. Port Authority officials are just NOT going to talk about last month's GWB lane closure fiasco. Austin's bike share program launches next month. And: all aboard the Starbucks train, in Zurich.
The closures caused huge traffic jams and came as a surprise to government officials, who are usually notified if there are going to be changes in traffic patterns.
The 2013 hurricane season is now over and New Jersey Transit still does not have a updated hurricane plan – more than a year after losing hundreds of its rail cars during Sandy.
Some years ago, to crawl out of its budget hole, NY's MTA said, essentially, there would be fare and toll hikes in perpetuity. But on Wednesday, the authority said, well, at least the hikes for 2015 & 2017 will be about half of what we projected.
A free bus shuttle is one of the driving forces behind the revitalization of Emeryville, CA. Mayor Bloomberg's Midtown East rezoning plan got dinged. Five cyclists have been killed on London streets in one week. And: the most awesome commute in America, revealed inside.
State law says New York City can lower speeds on streets within a 1/4 mile of school. That's 55% of city's streets -- including 3/4 of those in Manhattan and more than 2/3 of those in Brooklyn and The Bronx. WNYC/Transportation Nation mapped the streets, as momentum builds for a law to restrict driving speeds to 20 mph in parts of the city.
Three New York City pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes -- while on the sidewalk -- yesterday. Boston's new mayor-elect campaigned on late night T service. Investors are worried about Tesla car fires. And: there are some big hurdles facing Montgomery County's plans for a comprehensive BRT system.
District officials want to prevent cars from making illegal U-turns through the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lane. But critics say the spacing of zebras -- so-called plastic barriers -- isn't doing the trick.
Okay, we'll bite. It's certainly PR, but also kind of an irresistible factoid: Since its Memorial Day launch, Citi Bike riders have ridden 10 million miles in 5 million rides. To be sure, there's a ton of stuff the city isn't telling us -- like Citi Bike crash data, re-balancing problems, dock malfunctions, the number of customer service complaints, and a financial summary. But the numbers they did hand out do capture the imagination.