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.
With the BART contract deadline just two weeks away, it seems increasingly possible a second transit strike will cripple the Bay Area. One big clue: BART has confirmed it is training some managers who used to be operators to potentially run limited train service in the event of a ...
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 And: Michigan repealed a wacky, little-known bumper sticker law.
"Extend the deadline! Extend the deadline!" they chanted.
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.
The official kickoff to Montgomery County's BRT discussion was punctuated by worry and hope -- and was underscored by the sense that the densely populated county is at the transportation crossroads.
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.
When D.C.'s Metro claimed this month that more of its 588 escalators are working than at any point in nearly five years, many rail riders rolled their eyes in disbelief. But then a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics got involved.
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.
Driving on the New York State Thruway? Tempted to look at your cell phone? The governor is hoping new signage will encourage you to defer that urge for a few miles.
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.
It's been three years since Capital Bikeshare's iconic—if bulky and somewhat slow-rolling—red bikes started appearing in the region, and the bike-sharing system is continuing its expansion in D.C. and the surrounding areas.
California regulators have given the go-ahead to ride-share apps, making it the first state in the nation to legalize peer-to-peer services connecting riders to drivers who use their own cars.
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!
The first phase of the Silver Line, already anticipated in D.C.'s newest Metro Map, will be completed within two months. But so far there's no word on how long testing will take -- or when passenger service will begin operating.
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.