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On this day, December 7, 1941, the refurbished, streamlined Empire State Express made its first run. 1 mahatmakanejeeves 6 hrs ago 4 hrs ago 2 185
How This $4.8 Billion Walkway Is Redefining Atlanta 1 Uncle Joe Saturday Sunday 2 577
High-speed rail efforts in the US: a history 0 mahatmakanejeeves Saturday Saturday 1 219
High-speed rail line from LA to Las Vegas could begin construction in 2023 1 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Friday 7 356
Vancouver: Second Broadway Subway TBM prepares for launch 3 marmar Thursday Thursday 6 341
FL: Brightline closer to Broward, Miami-Dade commuter rail deals 0 marmar Nov 29 Nov 29 1 287
On this day, October 29, 1983, the GG1 locomotive ran for the last time. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 29 Nov 25 3 794
What big cities can learn from the rural US about public transit 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 18 Nov 18 3 570
FAQ: Metro's Silver Line extension opens Tuesday 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 15 Nov 15 3 253
Beginning November 15, 1968, you could take rapid transit from downtown Cleveland to the airport. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 15 Nov 15 3 426
DC's Union Station has fallen on hard times. Can it be saved? 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 14 Nov 14 3 520
Price tag for Alexandria, Virginia's, bus network puts fare-free future in jeopardy 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 11 Nov 11 1 325
US Traffic Safety Is Getting Worse, While Other Countries Improve 4 marmar Nov 4 Nov 4 5 577
DC/MD/VA: WMATA says "We're Ready" to open Silver Line Extension on Nov. 15 0 marmar Nov 2 Nov 2 1 443
Chicago: CTA issues RFQ for Red Line Extension project 0 marmar Nov 1 Nov 1 1 312
DC/MD/VA: Silver Line service between Reston and Ashburn can start before Thanksgiving, Metro says 0 marmar Oct 26 Oct 26 3 483
Metrolink's new Arrow Line opens between San Bernardino and Redlands 1 marmar Oct 24 Oct 24 3 374
DC/MD/VA: Metro Says Silver Line Extension Ready to Open -- But There Aren't Enough Trains 0 marmar Oct 21 Oct 21 3 570
Emergency stabilization work to start this week on OCTA-owned San Clemente tracks 0 marmar Oct 19 Oct 19 2 555
NC By Train service sets record for ridership in September 1 marmar Oct 18 Oct 18 4 547
STB Launches Office of Passenger Rail. 0 elleng Oct 14 Oct 14 2 449
Why Climate Change Is Keeping an Amtrak Train from Running On Time 2 marmar Oct 12 Oct 12 4 668
How California's Bullet Train Went Off the Rails 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 11 Oct 11 4 477
Officials celebrate completion of the Long Island Rail Road Third Track project 0 marmar Oct 5 Oct 5 1 503
Honolulu rail project remains eligible for federal funds with FTA approval of recovery plan 1 marmar Oct 3 Oct 3 1 608
Metro Delays Potomac Yard Station Opening, Extends Closures South Of National Airport 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 30 Sep 30 1 558
Amtrak Temporarily Adjusts Service Due to Hurricane Ian 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 30 Sep 30 2 598
Nixon and Pat ride into future on just-launched Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) 50 years ago this week 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 27 Sep 27 5 705
DC: A First Look At The New Metro Map, Featuring Silver Line Extension And Name Changes 1 marmar Sep 23 Sep 23 3 588
Inside the plant building the fastest passenger trains in America 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 23 Sep 23 11 691
San Francisco: SFMTA announces opening schedule of Central Subway Project 0 marmar Sep 22 Sep 22 1 667
Chicago: CTA reports on rail service optimization progress 1 marmar Sep 17 Sep 17 3 552
Toronto: Preferred proponent teams selected for two contracts associated with the Ontario Line 0 marmar Sep 16 Sep 16 1 786
Gateway transit link: Commuter Tunnel Under the Hudson Won't Be Finished Until 2035 2 Eugene Sep 2022 Sep 14 2 981
Ridership milestones on OCTA, MTA and Colorado transit systems 0 marmar Sep 14 Sep 14 2 504
DC/MD/VA: Additional 7000-series trains returning to Metrorail service September 12 0 marmar Sep 2022 Sep 2022 2 611
The End Of An Era: MetroCard Machines In NYC Will Be Phased Out By 2023 5 marmar Sep 2022 Sep 2022 1 1212
Rolling down the track: Germany debuts the first hydrogen-powered passenger train service 2 marmar Aug 2022 Aug 2022 9 1201
Chicago: K-9 teams returning to CTA rail system with new security contract 1 marmar Aug 2022 Aug 2022 2 615
Amtrak's planned Albany connection could be stepping stone to Springfield's passenger rail goal 0 marmar Aug 2022 Aug 2022 3 949
Details released on congestion tolls for New York City drivers 1 Eugene Aug 2022 Aug 2022 3 509
Mass. Gov. Baker: MBTA must prove it doesn't need federal takeover 0 Eugene Aug 2022 Aug 2022 1 687
MBTA seeks temporary bus lanes for 30-day Orange Line shutdown; drivers encouraged to take Commuter 0 Eugene Aug 2022 Aug 2022 1 585
THE TRAM-WAYS OF JAMAICA, History of Public transportation in Jamaica 1 marmar Aug 2022 Aug 2022 1 631
Metro St. Louis estimates flood damage between $18-$20 million 0 marmar Aug 2022 Aug 2022 2 772
Is This the Future of Urban Resilience? 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 2 619
TransitCenter report examines the transit operator crisis 1 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 1 641
On this day, July 24, 2013, a high-speed train derailed rounding a curve in Spain. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 2 802
Riders Jump From Windows to Escape Burning Boston Subway Train 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 5 797
It was the cost for me to drive from DC to NJ & back than it was to take @Amtrak , alone ... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 7 917
Extreme weather impacting DART, MTA 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 0 688
Matt Hilburn, who criticized Washington transit pseudonymously as Unsuck DC Metro, has died. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 0 935
Amtrak urges regulators to reject CN's request to gain control of KCS's former Gateway Western track 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 3 841
MN: Will fewer light-rail vehicles improve customer experience? Metro Transit is testing it out. 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 1 1272
Texas Central has a plan, organizers say more details coming 'at an appropriate time' 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 2 733
Amtrak to offer third daily departure from Norfolk, Virginia 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 3 609
Here's how Parallel Reality is helping passengers at Detroit Metro Airport 0 marmar Jul 2022 Jul 2022 4 875
October 2021: How Italy's high-speed trains helped kill Alitalia 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 6 942
Hudson River Tunnel Project Moves Ahead as States Agree to Share Costs 2 Eugene Jul 2022 Jul 2022 1 670
The battle that will determine the future of American passenger rail 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 3 866
Anger and heartbreak on Bus No. 15 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 10 1046
NTSB official addresses train crossing safety measures after deadly Missouri Amtrak crash 2 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 898
On this day, June 22, 2009, two Metrorail trains collided between Fort Totten and Takoma 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 0 721
New bill would require Philly employers to offer transit benefits to workers 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 1 750
On this day, June 19, 1876, Nigel Gresley was born. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 1 599
Toronto City Council moves design forward for Eglinton East LRT and Waterfront East LRT projects 0 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 0 894
Mass.: MBTA cutting weekday service on subways in response to federal safety directives 0 Eugene Jun 2022 Jun 2022 1 704
DC/VA/MD: How to get around this fall's Blue, Yellow Metro line construction 1 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 1 590
Chicagoland: CTA, Pace, Metra release new regional connect pass 1 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 729
Brightline aims to start Orlando service by Christmas, Edens says 0 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 715
New LIRR terminal for East Side Access project to be called Grand Central Madison 0 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 1 739
CA: First phase of Valley Link Rail Project enters Project Development of CIG Program 1 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 825
Special Report: Passenger Rail Trends 0 marmar Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 1227
Why does transit infrastructure cost so much in the U.S.? 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2022 May 2022 1 1012
Graffiti on Subway Surges as World Visits NYC for 'Risky Game' 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2022 May 2022 1 969
San Diego Trolley equipment finds new life in Argentina 4 peppertree May 2022 May 2022 3 916
More things Elon is wrong about. 1 Old Crank May 2022 May 2022 1 845
MBTA 'Welcomes' Federal Safety Investigation, Report Expected by Late Summer 0 Eugene May 2022 May 2022 0 659
New FRA program to facilitate development of intercity passenger rail corridors 0 marmar May 2022 May 2022 2 696
On May 12, 1968, C&O passenger train the Fast Flying Virginian (FFV) made its final run. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2022 May 2022 4 1050
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