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Transportation Nation

What Does Maryland's New Governor Mean for the Future of the Purple Line?

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The Republican businessman who won Tuesday's Maryland gubernatorial election might not squash the transit project as many assume.
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Transportation Nation

Fulton Center To Open Next Month

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Grand Central of downtown will open to passengers in November, providing a light-infused entrance to nine separate subway lines in Lower Manhattan.
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Transportation Nation

Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles

Friday, October 24, 2014

D.C. officials said a conflict with the D.C. Council over funding would likely cut the planned 22-mile system by more than half.
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Transportation Nation

NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If you were in New York City on September 23, chances are good you rode the subway.
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Transportation Nation

NJ Transit Rail Commuters Face Challenges Above and Below Ground

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Commuters are starting to worry about a future of tunnel closures. But a precarious, 104-year-old rail bridge could also cause problems.
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Transportation Nation

New York Governor Says MTA's $15 Billion Budget Gap Is Part of the "Dance"

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Cuomo is characterizing a yawning gap in the MTA's five-year capital project plan by dismissing it as part of the budgetary process.
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Transportation Nation

New Hudson Tunnel: Show Me the Money

Friday, October 03, 2014

We've all had a few days to digest the news the region may need to immediately begin work on plans to build a new trans-Hudson rail tunnel. Now comes the fun part: paying for it.
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Transportation Nation

Repairing Sandy Damaged Rail Tunnels Could Snarl Commute for Years

Thursday, October 02, 2014

WNYC
Four of the six tunnels that carry Amtrak, NJ Transit and LIRR trains in and out of Manhattan need serious repair work, which would cause major commuting disruption.
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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Robert Kiley, Underground Movements, New York’s Subways

Monday, September 29, 2014

He cleaned up the subways.
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Transportation Nation

D.C.'s Metro Bringing Back Computer-Driven Trains

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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.
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Transportation Nation

First Look: The MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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.
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Transportation Nation

Video: Green Space and Art Anchor the New #7 Train Subway Station

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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.
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Transportation Nation

The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

Monday, September 22, 2014

The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
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Transportation Nation

Environmental Design Change Won't Bust Silver Line Budget, Says MWAA

Thursday, September 18, 2014

WAMU
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.
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Transportation Nation

New Environmental Regulations Spur Redesign of Silver Line's Next Phase

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Officials say sections of the second phase of Virginia's Silver Line will be redesigned to comply with new environmental regulations.
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Transportation Nation

More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

Monday, September 15, 2014

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.
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Transportation Nation

Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed

Monday, September 15, 2014

Metro riders have been waiting a long time for new rail cars. And they'll have to wait at least a couple months longer.
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Transportation Nation

First Look: Grand Central Terminal Transit, Re-Envisioned

Monday, September 08, 2014

A developer wants to build the city's second-tallest building across the street from Grand Central Terminal. But first, it has to pick up the tab for some transit improvements.
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Transportation Nation

It's Baaack: Full G Train Services Resumes After 5 Weeks of Repairs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The G train is running normally again following an intensive burst of work to repair Sandy-related damage.
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Transportation Nation

Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Friday, August 15, 2014

D.C.'s transit system says it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.

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