Streams

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, October 06, 2014

Facebook bus drivers seek to form a union. Virginia bus commuters get a break from Beltway traffic. Milwaukee cyclists ride a little easier. And, world peace foiled by the Gulf Stream. 
Read More

Comment

NTSB Releases Details, Not Cause, of Deadly Metro-North Derailment

Friday, October 03, 2014

AP
Blood stained the seats, floors and doors of several commuter rail cars after a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx in 2013, the NTSB reported Friday.
Read More

Comment

State Review Board Nixes MTA Capital Program

Friday, October 03, 2014

A veto is the latest blockade facing the 2015-2019 infrastructure plan after it was revealed the program is facing a $15.2 billion funding deficit.
Read More

Comments [1]

New Hudson Tunnel: Show Me the Money

Friday, October 03, 2014

We've all had a few days to digest the news the region may need to immediately begin work on plans to build a new trans-Hudson rail tunnel. Now comes the fun part: paying for it.
Read More

Comments [3]

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, October 03, 2014

90% of NYC's subway stations need work. Freight rail is a hot investment right now. And the push to bring transit back to Clayton County, GA, is heating up.
Read More

Comment

Your Upcoming Delays Were Avoidable

Friday, October 03, 2014

WNYC
News Analysis: It has come to this: tunnels under the Hudson were compromised by Sandy, and Amtrak's hoping a brand new tunnel gets built by 2024. But it didn't have to be so. 
Read More

Comments [6]

Closing Hudson River Amtrak Tunnels 'Can't Be Done,' Despite Damage

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Amtrak is recommending that four Sandy-damaged tunnels on the East River be closed for repairs, one by one. But not the Hudson tunnels. The consequences for that would be catastrophic.
Read More

Comment

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, October 02, 2014

New York will crack down on subway sex crimes. A Citi Biker attempted to climb Mt. Washington. Ebola is rattling the airline industry. And: how the rest of the world navigates rush hour.
Read More

Comment

Repairing Sandy Damaged Rail Tunnels Could Snarl Commute for Years

Thursday, October 02, 2014

WNYC
Four of the six tunnels that carry Amtrak, NJ Transit and LIRR trains in and out of Manhattan need serious repair work, which would cause major commuting disruption.
Read More

Comments [6]

How to Change the NYC Speed Limit

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

If everything goes according to plan, next month the city's default speed limit will drop from 30 to 25 miles per hour. But culture change takes more than new signs.
Read More

Comments [4]

New Bill Could End Legal Limbo for D.C. Rideshare

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A bill before the D.C. City Council would legalize the app-based, on-demand transportation options, after months of conflict between the companies and regulators. 
Read More

Comment

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

L.A. is on board with Vision Zero. Work to extend the PATH to Newark Airport will start in 2018. And: a video of Joshua Bell playing the D.C. subway.
Read More

Comment

Disability Access Signs Get Active

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The new symbol looks like the traditional blue and white wheelchair symbol, only italicized.
Read More

Comments [2]

D.C. Mum On Key Streetcar Questions As Safety Campaign Begins

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The District Department of Transportation is teaching kids about streetcar safety. But students asked questions officials were not able to answer.
Read More

Comment

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The feds are investigating possible flaws in five million Chryslers. A Chicago cab company may have used wrecked cars as taxis. And: are there 'ghost riders' in Pennsylvania's buses?
Read More

Comment

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, September 29, 2014

Airport chaos, bikeshare expansion, and a teen cyclist "almost decapitated" by a thin rope strung to "block kids off" - and that's just the news from Chicago.  
Read More

Comment

Cuomo: "We Don't Know" True Cost of Tappan Zee — Or Its Future Tolls

Friday, September 26, 2014

New York's governor ruminates about how to figure out the cost of tolls.
Read More

Comments [5]

As D.C. Transit Chief Steps Down, A Last Pitch for Longer Train Cars

Friday, September 26, 2014

WAMU
D.C.'s Metro trains are packed, and with predictions of growing ridership, the problem is getting worse. Richard Sarles, Metro's general manager, says 8-car trains are the answer. 
Read More

Comments [1]

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 26, 2014

London's Underground will run some trains around the clock next year. A pedestrian bridge collapsed on a Detroit highway. And: the Tappan Zee Bridge has a falcon cam.
Read More

Comment

Amtrak Picks Winners of Writer's Residency Program

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Twenty-four writers will be boarding long distance trains and pounding their laptops — when they're not distracted by scenery or the dining car.
Read More

Comment