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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.)
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.
Is the subway running? What do airport delays look like? What about bike share? Your snow transit tracker has the answers you need, below.
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.
Montreal's bike share company filed for bankruptcy. Another snowstorm is plaguing the Northeast. Following four traffic fatalities in two days, NYC is cracking down...on jaywalking. Read the leaked internal Google memo re: tech buses. And: going to the Super Bowl? You WILL take transit.
A survey of hundreds of commuters underscores what the D.C. region already knows: the transportation network needs some serious attention.
Twenty more subpoenas were issued in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. New York's MTA is collecting millions in unspent MetroCard fares. The New Orleans airport is getting overhauled. And a video: why yes, that is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performing "Can't Hold Us" on the BX6 bus.
Christie's office is hiring legal counsel -- yes, that legal counsel. The House held a bruising, three-hour long hearing on California's bullet train project. LIRR workers are a step closer to striking. And: six weeks after hitting a mysterious object, Seattle's tunnel boring machine is still stuck underground.
For Governor Chris Christie, having David Wildstein as his director of interstate capital projects meant more than causing traffic jams for uncooperative Democrats in Fort Lee. It meant controlling billions of dollars that could be spent in ways that served Christie's national ambitions.
Speaking outside a Queens school where an eight-year-old boy was recently struck down by a truck, Bill de Blasio says New York City will take immediate steps to stem traffic fatalities.
The agency building the Silver Line Metrorail extension through Virginia's Tysons Corner is raising hopes that the first phase of the $6 billion project could open to passenger service this spring.