Even though the New Haven Line now has some "bare bones electrical power," Monday's commute will only have half the capacity of a normal one -- and passengers should prepare for crowded conditions. Here's what you need to know.
An FAA panel is recommending changes to its electronic-devices-during-takeoffs-and-landings policy. When it comes to the Keystone XL, Canada won't take 'no' for an answer. California is getting more oil by rail. NYC mayoral candidate Joe Lhota rode a Citi Bike. And: a radio call-in for Metro-North riders.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the state can now formally submit a loan request for its new $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge.
As crews scrambled to determine the cause of a power failure on the New Haven Line, Thursday morning's commute was crowded -- but not unusually so.
Paris's bike share program has been hit hard by theft and vandalism. Maryland moved the Purple Line route to save a golf course. Texas is expanding a highway. NJ Transit is getting big advertising money in advance of the superbowl. And: Michigan repealed a wacky, little-known bumper sticker law.
It could take weeks to restore the broken power equipment on the nation's busiest commuter rail line.
The designs of architect Santiago Calatrava are often marred by shoddy engineering, cost overruns, and high fees. A group of Metro-North workers allegedly ran personal errands on company time. D.C. is cancelling drivers license road tests because it lacks examiners. And: how Boston's transit system got its Twitter groove back.
Summonses are going out this week to 4,500 dangerous cab drivers New York should have flagged — but didn't, thanks to a software glitch.
At just five years old, China's high-speed rail system is already carrying more passengers than its domestic air. The FAA may decide this week whether to relax rules on electronic devices. Chrysler filed an IPO. And: the Aflac duck waddled down to the NYC subway.
President Obama is in town for the U.N. General Assembly, so expect plenty of street closures and traffic tie ups. Here's what you need to know to navigate the East Side.
New York's MTA is tweaking subway station design. Russia opened a leg of its 'Iron Silk Road.' Top executives are exiting the Port Authority. There's a relationship between income and HOT lane use in Atlanta. And: meet the Ovarian Psyco Cycles Brigade, an all-Latina bike group in L.A.
Grab some Astroturf and a lawnchair: Friday, September 20th is the day to redecorate metered parking spaces.
Houston's police chief has been ordered to take a defensive driving course. Muni needs to figure out a better way to train bus drivers. The Colorado floods have wreaked havoc with commuters. And: happy PARKing Day!
A six-story apartment building in SoHo has been evacuated after officials say they received reports that it was shaking.
The discount bus company says that as of Thursday, it's served 30 million passengers across North America, after just 7 years of operations.
Ten more states have to reach cost-sharing agreements with Amtrak by 10/1 -- or risk losing some rail service. Hong Kong's subway has a 99.9% on-time rate. Negotiations between BART and its unions are tense but ongoing. And: scientists discovered a new species of legless lizard at LAX.
Lane changes at the George Washington Bridge caused traffic havoc in Fort Lee. It's unclear exactly when construction on California's high-speed rail project will begin. Clayton County wants to revive transit. The U.S. is getting out of G.M. And: it's getting interesting on Vienna's transit system.
When the driver of a Honda Pilot hopped a curb in Queens last week, striking several children, that action triggered an NYPD investigation -- meaning the driver could face consequences. Here's why that's unusual in New York City.
The Costa Concordia has been righted. Spanish consumers bought more bikes than cars last year. Boston's mayoral candidates say they want 24-hour T service. And: another study shows distracted walking is on the rise -- especially for those ages 16-25.