Citi Bike will not be growing any time soon. Six months after the launch of the popular bike sharing program, the New York City Department of Transportation isn't saying when a promised expansion into parts of Brooklyn and Queens will happen.
Would you race around an elderly woman en route to the elevator, cut her off, then gleefully shut the door in her face? Then don't do it in a crosswalk with a car. You can't get a ticket for the former -- but starting soon, in D.C. you'll get one for the latter behavior.
You know the marathon as an iconic New York City event -- but for New York's MTA, the first Sunday in November is the "most prominent day of the year...(for) the nation's longest suspension bridge."
Say goodbye to dim station lighting and ratty carpet in Metro trains.
A New Jersey State Assembly committee has "invited" Port Authority executives to testify about lane closures at the George Washington Bridge. Houston wants to reimagine its entire bus system. NYC's TLC wants e-hail approved. And: yes, that is a diaper-wearing goat in the back of Jose Canseco's car.
The rise of the “sharing economy” is disrupting many industries -- especially the taxi industry. That's extremely apparent in San Francisco, where app-based ride-service startups threaten an entrenched business model, and traditional cab drivers worry they're being left behind.
Metro carries half of all people heading downtown on 16th Street, but the already-crowded buses must compete with cars. Now, D.C. is looking at ways to speed buses along -- including giving drivers the ability to change traffic lights.
New York's subway system broke a record last month. London's Underground will begin running 24 hours a day on weekends. A new bill would require Amtrak to have a pet car. A new rule would require some buses to have seat belts. And: NYC's bike share could have some competition.
Bill de Blasio has released the names of his full transition committee, and while education, health care, media and the arts are well-represented, there's one category that just...isn't.
You wish your state lobbies as effectively for federal transportation dollars as Utah does. Wichita's transit system is about to run out of money. Pedestrian deaths are on the rise in Las Vegas -- and police and drivers blame jaywalking. And: the NJ Turnpike may privatize toll collection.
The Silver Spring Transit Center, years behind schedule and about $15 million over budget, finally may be ready to open to the public next year after additional repair work, Montgomery County, Md. officials announced on Tuesday.
A contender for New York's top police job says traffic fatalities can be decreased the same way homicides were.
The federal government is opening a safety probe into Tesla's battery fires. Amtrak is overhauling four East River tunnels that carry LIRR trains. Check out one man's extreme carpooling commute. And the plight of the NYC dirt biker: all revved up and nowhere to go.
A new WNYC Data News map of public and private schools shows that two thirds of streets are within a quarter of a mile of schools, with that number climbing to nearly nine of every 10 streets in Manhattan, 82 percent of streets in Brooklyn, and 74 percent in the Bronx.
Select Bus Service debuted in Brooklyn today. But the B 44's roll-out had some kinks.
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.