D.C.'s Metro trains are packed, and with predictions of growing ridership, the problem is getting worse. Richard Sarles, Metro's general manager, says 8-car trains are the answer.
London's Underground will run some trains around the clock next year. A pedestrian bridge collapsed on a Detroit highway. And: the Tappan Zee Bridge has a falcon cam.
Twenty-four writers will be boarding long distance trains and pounding their laptops — when they're not distracted by scenery or the dining car.
Five years after the transit agency's worst disaster ever, Metro is returning some trains to automatic operation. But the phase-in will take years.
A 'tourist-only' fare for the Staten Island Ferry would generate millions. It's Day 11 of the Air France pilots strike. And: that's an...interesting paint job, Dallas tour bus.
Every five years, the MTA lays out the major projects it plans to undertake — and how it will fund them. Now, facing a $15 billion shortfall, it needs buy-in from all stakeholders.
New penalties for hit-and-run drivers in New York. Chicago transit welcomes bike commuters. Seattle streetcars take a whole lane. And, installing wifi on planes is harder than you think.
Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
When the #7 train extension opens next year, it will have a "lush park" at the subway entrance — and one of the system's largest mosaics.
New York's City Council unanimously passed new penalties for hit-and-run drivers who knowingly leave the scene of a crash.
The Metropolitan Police Department is in the midst of a bicycling law enforcement spree, writing tickets for numerous violations.
Diplomatic officials owe NYC $16 million in unpaid parking tickets. Lawmakers are understandably wary about in-flight cell phone conversations. And: New Jersey's gas tax, explained.
The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
Taxicab companies and drivers say business is down at least 20 percent, because of competition from unregulated, low-price rideshare services.
Uber's navigation picks "less-than-ideal routes." Sidewalks in Florida are forcing pedestrians onto the highway. GM adds 200,000 cars to its recall tally. And a Tina Turner car ad.
Houston is delaying the opening of two new rail lines. The Tappan Zee Bridge is taking shape. It's now possible to purchase an antimicrobial transit jacket. And: happy Park(ing) Day!
Cab drivers will soon be required to post a sticker on their windshields reminding them to watch for pedestrians in crosswalks.
Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?
The cost of complying with Virginia's new storm water regulations won't put Silver Line Phase II to Dulles Airport over-budget, according to an MWAA official.
Take an art tour of Detroit's People Mover. Or buy Easy Rider's ride. Bike lane NIMBYism hits New Orleans. And, Citi Bike workers join a union.