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The NJ Turnpike had its safest year in its 62-year history. Atlanta's transit system will finally be back up and running today. Fresno dinged its BRT plan...for now. Eastern Airlines could fly the skies once again. And: Thursday was a very bad transpo day for urban snowy owls.

D.C. Metro Says Cold Weather to Blame for Recent Mechanical Problems

Metro's top executive says cold weather is mostly to blame for mechanical problems snarling rail commutes.

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With the 'first mass transit Super Bowl' just days away, NJ Transit is experiencing a string of disabled and delayed trains. California's supreme court is fast-tracking a review of two high-speed rail cases. North Dakota is burning over a quarter of the gas the state produces. And: remember the 1980s? ...

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Power problems are plaguing NJ Transit trains, four days before "the first mass transit Super Bowl." Boston's years-delayed rail cars are in--and it's not good. Miami is pondering light rail. NYC cops are going pedestrians. And: inside London's 'secret' post office railroad.

Why New Yorkers Suffer More in the Cold

The high temperature in St. Paul, Minnesota Monday was minus seven. And, we're talking real temperature, not wind chill. But, guess what, New Yorkers do suffer more in the cold. Here's why.

Super Bowl Boulevard: An Explainer

The big game is in New Jersey, but the pre-game activities are happening on thirteen blocks of Broadway in midtown Manhattan. Here's what you need to know about Super Bowl Boulevard.

Special Election In Arlington Prompts Debate Over Streetcar Plan

In their final debate before two upcoming caucus votes this week, the three Democratic candidates running for their party’s nomination to fill a vacant seat on the Arlington County board laid out their positions on one of the most divisive issues in the race: the future of the ...

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Yet another cold front is causing travel delays across the U.S., affecting everyone from air travelers to Amtrak riders to Houston drivers. Uber is at a legal crossroads. Metro-North ridership has hit an all-time high. And: when was the last time Hillary Clinton was behind the wheel? The answer, inside.

MTA's Biggest Projects Over Budget and Behind Schedule

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been drawing negative headlines and scrutiny because of recent performance problems, including last Thursday's evening rush hour power failure and last December's fatal derailment. But that's not all.

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California's governor wants the state's highest court to help him speed up high-speed rail. A rival car service is accusing Uber of dirty tricks -- and Uber doesn't disagree. LIRR workers are punching in with biometric time clocks. And: humorist Calvin Trillin explains the traffic study behind the Bridgegate lane ...

Another Albany Push to Stop Traffic Fatalities

Two state lawmakers from Queens are proposing a new measure that would subject drivers with suspended or revoked licenses to tougher penalties if they're involved in a serious motor vehicle accident.

Federal Funds To Help Sandy-Swamped Subways

The MTA's latest pot of Sandy relief and recovery aid comes to $886 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The majority of it — $535 million — will be used to repair flood damage to under-river subway tubes used by the R, G and 7 trains.

"It's Hard to Say" if U.S. Bike Share Systems Will Survive Bixi's Bankruptcy -- Reporter

Earlier this week, Montreal's Bixi bike share program filed for bankruptcy. Now, a reporter closely following that company's sorry financial history says that could have implications for the Bixi-designed software used by many bike share systems in the U.S.

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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.

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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 ...

Bankruptcy of Bike Share Company Will Not Immediately Affect Systems in U.S. Cities

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.

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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.)

Citi Bike: Despite Bixi Bankruptcy, We're Fine

A Citi Bike spokeswoman says the declaration of bankruptcy by a corporate cousin of the company operating New York's bike share won't affect the system.

Everything You Need to Know for Your Tuesday Evening/Wednesday Morning Commute

Is the subway running? What do airport delays look like? What about bike share? Your snow transit tracker has the answers you need, below.

NYC's Rockaway Ferry Service Will Continue...For Now

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.