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.)
Is the subway running? What do airport delays look like? What about bike share? Your snow transit tracker has the answers you need, below.
The commuter ferry serving a Queens neighborhood devastated by superstorm Sandy will continue for at least four more months—but the cost to ride it will rise.
Montreal's bike share company filed for bankruptcy. Another snowstorm is plaguing the Northeast. Following four traffic fatalities in two days, NYC is cracking down...on jaywalking. Read the leaked internal Google memo re: tech buses. And: going to the Super Bowl? You WILL take transit.
Twenty more subpoenas were issued in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. New York's MTA is collecting millions in unspent MetroCard fares. The New Orleans airport is getting overhauled. And a video: why yes, that is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performing "Can't Hold Us" on the BX6 bus.
Last month, a Senate committee demanded answers from the Port Authority over the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. Now, the Port has provided some.
Christie's office is hiring legal counsel -- yes, that legal counsel. The House held a bruising, three-hour long hearing on California's bullet train project. LIRR workers are a step closer to striking. And: six weeks after hitting a mysterious object, Seattle's tunnel boring machine is still stuck underground.
Speaking outside a Queens school where an eight-year-old boy was recently struck down by a truck, Bill de Blasio says New York City will take immediate steps to stem traffic fatalities.
The governor of Massachusetts is laying the groundwork for his transit legacy. The D.O.T. Secretary says the U.S. is finally ready to address its "infrastructure deficit." By 2030. 3.6 million people worldwide could die annually in traffic. And: NYC gets its first heated bus shelter today, courtesy of...Fort Lauderdale.
The New York MTA's payroll tax will remain law.
Following last month's fatal Metro-North derailment, the feds are now moving to require cameras in train locomotives. A bill banning transit strikes in California was rejected by state Democrats. Japan's subway etiquette campaign speaks a universal language. And: want an update on Bridgegate? WNYC has you covered, starting this morning at 10am.
Alternative theories of Bridgegate are being proposed, including one surrounding a billion-dollar redevelopment project in Fort Lee. Fatal traffic accidents are on the rise in the developing world. Ridership is up on Capital Bikeshare. And: in case you missed the annual No-Pants Subway Ride, we've got you covered.
Gov. Cuomo jumps on the Port Authority's moment in the spotlight to exert his own authority.
The lawsuits have begun in Bridgegate. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate will stay their hand on holding hearings. Massachusetts has a new commuter rail operator. And check out a video of London's new taxi.
New York City's airports performed worse than any other in the country during the recent polar vortex.
A New Jersey Assembly commiteee has held in contempt the key figure in the scandal surrounding the politically-motivated closure of two lanes of the George Washington Bridge. The vote came after David Wildstein repeatedly asserted his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent over the scandal.