Union workers for BART have walked off the job for the second time in three months. Talks between management and the unions broke down Thursday afternoon after almost thirty straight hours of negotiations.
A survey of nearly 2300 Citi Bike users by the advocacy group Transportation Alternatives finds that about two thirds -- 64 percent -- say their biggest complaint with the system is that docks are either completely full or completely empty. But 91 percent like the bike share system and want ...
There’s still no strike --or no deal-- in the six month-long BART contract negotiations. Wednesday, for the third night in a row, federal mediator George Cohen said that BART and its unions were still at the table, that progress was being made, and that the trains would continue to run ...
The New York Police Department issued 736 tickets for speeding over the weekend in what it called a "speed enforcement initiative." It is unclear if this marks a shift in traffic policing policy, or a one-off effort.
For the third day in a row, no strike in SF Bay Area...Transit a political issue in VA Governor's Race...and Opposition Builds to Illinois Expressway.
The head of the Port Authority says he'll get to the bottom of local lane closures that snarled traffic in Fort Lee.
In today's links we have another BART update, some Citi Bike data released, and an arrest in the LAX dry ice explosions. Also a pair of big emissions regulation stories from the U.S. and Europe and much much more.
Two weeks after the start of universal credit card acceptance in Washington, D.C. cabs, the transition from cash-only to modern technology has been bumpy, with more than 5,600 of the District’s roughly 6,500 cabs having installed systems that accept payments from both credit cards and smartphone apps.
BART’s unions called off a strike for the fourth time in less than a week as the two sides continue to try to hammer out a deal. Around 10:30 PM on Tuesday night, federal mediator George Cohen stepped outside to confirm that talks were continuing.
With a potential BART strike still looming, union workers from Bay Area bus agency AC Transit are gearing up for possible strike on Thursday. ATU Local 192 gave their 72-hour notice on Monday, while the agency has asked Governor Jerry Brown for a 60-day cooling-off period to prevent a ...
A large stretch of 1st avenue has been re-paved using asphalt the Department of Transportation says is more durable and easier to maintain. Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan says the roadway was originally paved with 18-inches of concrete 30 years ago, which was more cost-effective at the time, back in 1983.
BART trains will continue to run on Tuesday across the Bay Area, but there’s still no deal in the six-month-long labor contract negotiations. For the third time in less than a week, BART’s unions have put off a strike to stay at the bargaining table.
Dry ice airport explosions in LA (no injuries), BART strike looming, and the great SF exodus lead our links today. We've also got a human powered helicopter, a trend of Citi Bike weddings and a secret railroad library above Grand Central Terminal. Check 'em out.
BART’s biggest unions called off a strike late Sunday night, but stressed they are ready to strike on Tuesday if no deal is reached. BART management gave what it called its “last and best” offer on Sunday afternoon.
Americans are riding the train more than ever before. And Amtrak is earning more money off every passenger, even as the most-profitable line, the Northeast Corridor, saw a small decrease in ridership in the past year.
The MTA has gotten involved in the citywide search for an autistic boy who disappeared from his school last week. Straphangers now can hear subway announcements seeking help in finding Avonte Oquendo.
BART trains are rolling...for now. Houston's mayor wants complete streets. San Francisco subway riders were too focused on their phones to notice a passenger waving a gun. And: a map of where -- and when -- climate change will hit first.
Joe Lhota, the Republican candidate for mayor, spent 2012 running the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the country's largest transportation system. How'd he do? And what kind of leadership style did he bring to the job?
A New York City Council committee hearing that was convened to discuss bills about street safety highlighted the NYPD's reluctance to make more traffic crash data publicly available.
Crime is up 9.8 percent on Metro rail and bus through the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period in 2012. The data comes as part of a crime report being presented to the transit authority's board Thursday morning.