Vice President Joe Biden said NYC's LaGuardia Airport reminded him of "some third-world country." New Jersey's State Senate will hold hearings on a panoply of NJ Transit missteps. The oldest human footprints outside of African have been discovered in England. And Bertha, Seattle's tunneling machine, is still not moving.
New York -- walloped by one storm after another -- now has a salt shortage. Chicago's transit system needs a reboot. Staten Islanders are getting toll breaks. Houston is testing a new light rail line. And: a huge storm has washed away part of U.K.'s most beautiful rail route.
San Francisco is experiencing a spike in pedestrian deaths, and politicians are vowing a 'vision zero' approach. That bag you paid $25 to check cost the airline $2 in jet fuel. NYC's bike share program is boosting the percentage of female riders. And: the racial divide in child car seat usage.
Despite billing the game early on as the "first mass transit Super Bowl," officials seemed caught off guard by the volume of people who took the train to the game.
Port Authority board members are doing some soul-searching. New Jersey legislators are taking NJ Transit to task for its Super Bowl performance. And: a shake-up at the bankrupt Bixi bike share has cost the CEO his job.
A snowy owl grazed by a D.C. bus last week is nursing a broken toe—but is on the mend and "acting more and more like a healthy owl every day."
More than 28,000 football fans took New Jersey Transit to the Meadowlands for the Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Seattle’s Seahawks—and over 33,000 took the return trip.
Navigating the New York-New Jersey region this weekend for the 'first mass transit Super Bowl?' New York's MTA put together a map that combines the area's transit infrastructure in one Vignelli-inspired package.
The NJ Turnpike had its safest year in its 62-year history. Atlanta's transit system will finally be back up and running today. Fresno dinged its BRT plan...for now. Eastern Airlines could fly the skies once again. And: Thursday was a very bad transpo day for urban snowy owls.
Hear how legendary football coaches have used their oratorical powers to goad their teams to glory.
With the 'first mass transit Super Bowl' just days away, NJ Transit is experiencing a string of disabled and delayed trains. California's supreme court is fast-tracking a review of two high-speed rail cases. North Dakota is burning over a quarter of the gas the state produces. And: remember the 1980s? Delta does.
Power problems are plaguing NJ Transit trains, four days before "the first mass transit Super Bowl." Boston's years-delayed rail cars are in--and it's not good. Miami is pondering light rail. NYC cops are going undercover...as pedestrians. And: inside London's 'secret' post office railroad.
The big game is in New Jersey, but the pre-game activities are happening on thirteen blocks of Broadway in midtown Manhattan. Here's what you need to know about Super Bowl Boulevard.
Yet another cold front is causing travel delays across the U.S., affecting everyone from air travelers to Amtrak riders to Houston drivers. Uber is at a legal crossroads. Metro-North ridership has hit an all-time high. And: when was the last time Hillary Clinton was behind the wheel? The answer, inside.
California's governor wants the state's highest court to help him speed up high-speed rail. A rival car service is accusing Uber of dirty tricks -- and Uber doesn't disagree. LIRR workers are punching in with biometric time clocks. And: humorist Calvin Trillin explains the traffic study behind the Bridgegate lane closures.
The Super Bowl is being played in New Jersey, but New York City hosting the pre-game festivities known as the NFL Experience. And starting this Wednesday, 13 blocks of Broadway will be converted into Super Bowl Boulevard—but not everyone is cheering.
Long Island Rail Road workers say they could strike as early as March. A 40-car pileup on a snowy Indiana highway has left three people dead. Transit ridership in the Twin Cities is up...again. And: check out a photo of Grand Central Terminal last night, when power problems snarled trains.
Part of the Keystone XL is now operational. The cold weather cracked a D.C. Metro rail. An E.R. doctor describes, in grueling detail, the typical injury pattern of pedestrians hit by cars. The Twin Cities' newest rail line will open in June. And: further proof that texting while walking is bad for you.
Montreal's bike share company, which also supplies equipment and technology to the largest bike share systems in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy—but transportation officials in the U.S. say that won't have any immediate impact on operations.
The feds want to upgrade child car seat standards. L.A. broke ground on its Crenshaw line. Demand for oil in the U.S. is now outpacing China. And: the Northeast is digging out after a major snowstorm, followed by delightful, Honolulu-like temperatures. (Only one of those last statements is true.)