NASA successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft. Florida's commuter rail may expand service. And: meet the NY MTA's 'barn mother.'
Demonstrators protesting a NYPD officer's non-indictment blocked traffic across Manhattan. And: subway excavation unearthed a Roman farm from the 6th century BCE.
A 10-year-old girl died and her mother gave birth after a minivan struck them around 9 p.m. Tuesday night.
Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
The WTC PATH terminal will be the most expensive train station in history. Takata is at odds with the feds over an airbag recall. And: a BlackBerry outage made streets safer in Dubai.
If you want a happy commute, talk to the stranger sitting next to you. Auto sales are booming. And: new photos of London's new subway system, under construction.
The MTA is considering raising base bus and subway fares by a quarter, from $2.50 to $2.75.
Uber is causing taxi medallion prices to dip. Drones are interfering with airplanes. A couple got married on the NYC subway. And: Ferguson protests continue to disrupt street traffic.
Ferguson protestors took to the streets – and highways. NHTSA wants Chrysler to speed up an airbag recall. And: shopping in Paramus? Don't expect police to mediate your parking dispute.
The City Council has approved a bill that will triple the number per year of new traffic signals designed to assist the visually impaired.
Only 20 of D.C.'s 7,000 cabs are wheelchair-accessible. And that number won't be increasing in 2014.
The FAA issued no-fly restrictions over Ferguson. G.M. is scouring social media for evidence of vehicle defects. And: the secret life of airport baggage.
233 people have been killed in traffic crashes in New York City this year. More than half have been pedestrians.
Our nation's crumbling infrastructure got the 60 Minutes treatment. The death of Arlington's streetcar doesn't bode well for equity in the city. And: what the Bay Bridge sounds like.
New York officials weren't exactly transparent about approving a loan of water funds for the Tappan Zee. Phoenix's bike share launches next week. And: Britain has a poo-powered bus.
The bridge triggered a doubling of the borough's population in only 50 years, prompting laments for the loss of a quieter way of life.
The Department of Transportation plans to focus on the 16 bridges connecting Northern Manhattan and the Bronx.
A fatigue specialist was nominated to head the NTSB. Facebook's bus drivers voted to unionize. Japan unveiled a maglev train that can go 311 mph. And: a hearing on NYC's cycling future.
The fatal shoving of a 61-year-old man in front of a D train earlier this week is renewing calls for protective subway platform barriers. But that retrofit is far from simple.
So much Uber news. And: streetcars in Virginia get cancelled, an arrest in a subway attack, airbag recalls expand, and Sesame Street takes the subway.