UPDATED: Federal investigators say the Metro North commuter train that derailed Sunday was going 82 mph in a 30 mph zone as it rounded a precipitous curve in the Bronx.
Governor Cuomo says speed is likely to be a factor in yesterday's fatal Metro-North train derailment. San Diego will spend $200 million over ten years on its bike infrastructure. Ray LaHood said Washington is "too afraid" to invest in infrastructure. And: L.A.'s bike trains.
In the wake of Sunday's derailment, trains on the Hudson Line won't be running normally. The MTA is advising passengers to telecommute on Monday -- but if that's just not possible, expect delays...and shuttle buses.
Sunday's deadly Metro-North commuter train crash happened less than 2,000 feet from the the site of another derailment earlier this year along the same stretch of curving riverside track in the Southern Bronx.
A Metro-North train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, coming to rest just inches from the water and causing multiple fatalities and dozens of injuries, authorities said.
Efforts to lower New York City's speed limit to 20 miles per hour run up against Albany's rule, says New York City Council member David Greenfield. Now, his bill would mandate a 25 mile per hour limit on some streets. He says that's not what he wanted, but ...
The New Jersey Assembly is subpoenaing Port Authority chief Pat Foye to explain closures on the George Washington Bridge earlier this year which snarled traffic for a week. The Port Authority's shifting explanations have led several state Democrats to charge it was a politically-motivated act of retribution against Fort Lee's ...
On November 27, 1910, one of New York City's original architectural jewels opened its doors to train passengers -- and it was beautiful.
Weather is making the pre-Thanksgiving travel rush...challenging. Denver's suburbs are looking forward to an expansion of the light rail system. Private security guards are patrolling Phoenix's transit. And: take a look inside San Francisco's stolen bike warehouse.
You're already tense enough about the upcoming holiday - and now a coming storm could really throw a spanner in the works. Don't worry - we've got you covered, whether you're traveling by air, ground or just want to watch this nasty weather approach.
The day New York's City Council unanimously passed a bill to step up the installation of speed humps near schools, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the council is working to pass a bill lowering speed limits by the end of next month -- her last in the city council.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo isn't getting behind a new push to change the city's tolling system. At least for now.
The future of California's high-speed rail project is in doubt after judge halted the sale of $8 billion in bonds to fund it. The idea of tolling NYC's East River bridges is once again percolating in the political subconscious. And: welcome to Hoboken, a city of 15,000 parking permits -- ...
As Washington becomes the first city in the U.S. to deploy cameras to catch drivers who run stop signs and crosswalks, block the box, and drive oversized or overweight commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods, safety researchers are launching a study to measure the new ...
Roadways around New York City schools could be getting a little bumpier.
New Jersey legislators are grilling top officials at the Port Authority about a decision to close local lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge in September that backed up traffic for days through Fort Lee.
Calling it "a gift to the city," a group of activists changed the speed limit in Park Slope this weekend by hanging rogue 20 mph speed limit signs along Prospect Park West.
New Jersey lawmakers are questioning why the Port Authority closed the local lanes to the George Washington Bridge in early September.
Lanes were closed for nearly a week -- without any notice to the public, elected officials, or law enforcement.
State lawmakers Monday plan to question Port Authority leaders about ...
The NJ State Assembly has respectfully requested the presence of several Port Authority officials today. A self-proclaimed "transit racer" is trying to set a record for riding Boston's T. Complaints about bus drivers are on the rise in the Twin Cities. And: opposition to cell phones on planes is growing.
Citi Bike will not be growing any time soon. Six months after the launch of the popular bike sharing program, the New York City Department of Transportation isn't saying when a promised expansion into parts of Brooklyn and Queens will happen.