How quickly did people flock to a newly pedestrianized Times Square, after New York City revamped it four years ago? "We put out the orange barrels and people just materialized into the street," said NYC DOT head Janette Sadik-Khan. "It was like a Star Trek episode."
The H Street/Benning Road corridor is undergoing a permanent—and highly anticipated—transformation.
BART workers did not issue a 72-hour strike notice. Boston unveiled the winner of its transit map redesign. NYC is installing speed bumps at a record pace. Dallas fined the company that took over its paratransit service because it failed to meet performance goals. And: states, weed and the TSA.
The chair of the New Jersey Assembly's transportation committee says he has yet to get the answers he wants from New Jersey Transit about its performance during Sandy -- and he plans to probe officials at an upcoming hearing.
The Chair of the New York Taxi and Limousine gets it. He's out. So in an email to staff he's pretty direct: we "want to work like the dickens to finish as much of our projects as we can in the remaining 100 days."
A contractor was killed and two transit authority employees were injured in a work accident shortly after midnight Sunday in Washington, D.C.’s subway system.
Real-time bus arrival information is now available for MTA's Manhattan bus routes.
Orlando's bike share program will be up and running next year -- timed to coincide with the launch of Central Florida's commuter rail service.
Another BART strike could happen this week. The NTSB says it can't investigate a D.C. Metro death because of the furlough. Hudson Yards developers are excited about the #7 extension in Manhattan. And: Shanghai's transit system is bracing for a typhoon.
Now that Metro North's New Haven Line is operating on a normal schedule for the first time in nearly two weeks, some are asking how the system was so vulnerable that a failure on a single power feeder line could cause such a problem.
A report by The Record is contradicting Governor Chris Christie's recent account of why NJ Transit moved hundreds of pieces of rail equipment into a flood zone prior to Sandy. [To listen to an interview with The Record reporter Karen Rouse, click on the audio player above.]
Riders on the New Haven Line railroad could see full service restored by the Monday morning rush hour. An upgrade to a Metro-North substation that supplies electricity to the line's overheard wires is done, but must now be tested.
Governor Christie is changing his story on why NJ Transit moved its trains into a flood zone during Sandy. According to The Record newspaper, Christie is now blaming the decision on a low-level employee, whom he refuses to name.
By the end of this month, riders in Manhattan will be able to use their phone to track buses approaching their stop. So say signs that have begun to appear in the subway.
Crashes without NTSB investigators because of the shutdown, details on new rail plans, and studies. Oh we have studies. Millennials and transit, Americans and walking, and more. Also, what Gandhi thought about sustainable transport.
Move over, bike lanes -- the future of two-wheeled transportation may be on the water.
We've got an update on Pennsylvania's transpo funding fight, evidence of peak sprawl, the first Citi Bike lawsuits and a glowing tricycle firefly video. Among other transpo links, of course.
The private rail company All Aboard Florida says its on course to start a passenger rail service from Orlando to Miami by early 2016. The company announced Wednesday it had reached a deal to connect the rail service to Orlando International Airport.
A majority of Californians don’t want the state’s controversial high-speed rail line, says a recent poll for USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times. But at the same time, over two thirds of the voters surveyed said they think the project would create jobs and help the state’s economy. And ...
The District Department of Transportation is launching a one-year study of a nine-mile streetcar line between Buzzard Point in Southwest D.C. and Takoma in Northwest. It's a key segment of a planned 22-mile streetcar system supposed to integrate wiith Metro buses and the D.C. Circulator.