Following a tough year, the head of New York's Metro-North is stepping down. San Francisco will charge Silicon Valley buses for the use of public bus stops. And while the central and eastern U.S. grits their collective teeth in the face of the polar vortex, Alaskans are tooling around on fat bikes.
It's one year away from legal drinking age, but New York's MetroCard won't last much longer.
The blast of brutally cold air hasn't yet enveloped the New York City region -- but it's already wreaking havoc with flights.
Freezing weather and snow is playing havoc with flights in the U.S. Cuba has lifted its ban on importing cars for the first time since 1959. More on the Port Authority and the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. And: check out Yangon's circular train.
A snowstorm blankets the northeast, but transit keeps on running. China's gridlock problem is massive. Schoolbuses in Maryland are ready to photograph cars that illegally pass. And: check out the lost subways of London -- complete with WWII posters.
Two separate snowstorms are snarling travel in the Northeast. A payday lender is collecting tolls in El Paso. NYC's new mayor took the subway to his inauguration yesterday, and bumped into...the old mayor. Fiat is buying out the rest of Chrysler. And: the Bay Area's bike share program is expanding.
The city’s new commissioner of the Department of Transportation is Polly Trottenberg, whom Mayor-elect de Blasio called "a true and patriotic New Yorker" while announcing her appointment at a press conference on Tuesday.
Uber's New Year's "surge pricing", taxi scarcity and the subway that never comes. We've got your transportation hacks for the big night. (Staying home is a great one.)
At 3pm today, the NYPD will begin opening the designated viewing areas around Times Square, where a million people are expected to gather for the celebration. Below, we answer questions about how to get around -- and what to expect. Pro tip: before you get to the standing around part, you'll probably be doing a fair amount of walking.
It's our last TN Links of 2013! Up ahead: a new California law will keep cars three feet away from bicyclists. There may be still more subpoenas in the Port Authority-George Washington Bridge inquiry. Fare payment woes in Chicago led to a million free rides. And: a cautionary New Year's Eve transit tale.
After sorting through dozens of applications from 24 separate states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six sites to pilot "unmanned aircraft systems" -- the government's formal term for drones.
Two bombs targeting transit in Russia have left at least 32 people dead. Tampa Bay's bike share will roll out in April. More details are emerging in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. And: today is the last day to ride a stationary Citi Bike in Times Square.
The controversial outgoing commissioner of the Department of Transportation—who brought pedestrian plazas and Citibikes to NYC—says before she arrived, the city streets couldn't meet the demands placed on them.
No five-borough mayoral victory lap would be complete without talking about the transformation of Times Square, so Michael Bloomberg checked off that box by cutting the ribbon on the city's latest permanent pedestrian plaza -- with just a week left in his administration.
BART and its unions reached a contract deal, meaning the threat of a third Bay area transit strike may be over. Bike thefts are on the rise in D.C. Airlines are squeezing even more seats onto planes. And: South Korean railroad workers are staging a sit-in.
In his last days in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is shoring up his legacy by highlighting his accomplishments. So even though the new subway station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue won't be open for several more months, it's operational enough that the outgoing mayor was able to christen it.
New York and the feds closed on a $1.6 billion loan to build the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Elevators in Atlanta's transit system now have urine detectors. A New Orleans police officer led cops on a high-speed chase...again. And: Washington state failed to pass a transportation funding package.
Despite earlier statements that a vote on a bill to lower the city's speed limit in some neighborhoods would happen before the end of the calendar year, the council is tabling it -- for now.
A damning report released by the city's investigative arm blames 911 personnel -- not a computer glitch -- for a four-minute delay in dispatching an ambulance to a traffic crash scene earlier this year.
NYC officials are scrambling after a school bus operator declared bankruptcy. New taxes will make airline tickets about 20% more expensive next year. D.C.'s Metro may build new stations and tunnels. And: Houston's newest light rail line opens this weekend -- but you can ride along, via video, today.