Newly manufactured Chicago transit buses will have ten security cameras each. Two NJ Turnpike board members are taking up the union's challenge to try working in a toll booth. Utah may raise taxes to benefit mass transit. And: an old school bus is delivering fresh produce in the Bronx.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 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.
A planned New Jersey Assembly hearing on "NJ Transit’s recent woes" was canceled because no one wanted to show up, said the chair of the transportation committee.
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.
A reporter filmed the NYC mayor's car speeding and violating traffic law, two days after his Vision Zero reveal. Southern California's commuter rail system is the first in the country to get positive train control. Montana's traffic fatality rate is the nation's third worst. And: New York's homeless-in-subways crackdown begins Monday.
New York's congressional delegation wants to avert a LIRR strike. California's Democratic lieutenant governor is breaking ranks and yanking his support of high-speed rail. Winter weather has dealt Chicago's commuter rail system a heavy blow. And: a look at Cambodia's transit systems, both old and new.
The National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating December's deadly Metro-North derailment, is recommending the MTA install cameras in train cabs and make its speed limit signage permanent.
As part of its investigation into a deadly December crash, the NTSB is recommending that Metro-North install cameras in its trains. Forty thousand tons of New Jersey road salt are stuck in Maine. Chicago's subways are being wired for 4G. And: check out a map of what L.A.'s subway system could look like in 2040.
On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented a blueprint comprised of what he called "tried and tested" ideas designed to dramatically reduce pedestrian and cyclist fatalities.
In recent months, Jim Weinstein's leadership has come under increasing fire over performance during Sandy and the Super Bowl.
NYC's mayor will announce his 'Vision Zero' plan for pedestrian safety today. The embattled head of NJ Transit could be on his way out. Atlanta's tough winter might -- might -- mean state funding for MARTA. And: Newark Airport's light fixtures are watching you.
Traffic engineers often refer to things like speed bumps and pedestrian islands as 'traffic calming' measures. On Sunday, activists took to one particularly troublesome intersection and employed a different method of street soothing -- one that involved the judicious application of Valentines and hot chocolate.
The Bridgegate subpoenas have widened to include -- wait for it -- the ARC tunnel. Airlines have canceled a record number of flights this winter. Los Angeles is piloting a 'bike friendly business district.' And listen to the mysterious howling sound that woke up St. Paul residents.