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After decades of resistance, Atlanta's booming suburbs face a historic vote on public transit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Monday Monday 0 231
High-Speed Rail in the U.S. Remains Elusive: Illinois Shows Why 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 6 Mar 6 1 458
Manhattan drivers may soon face congestion fee to pay for subway fix 0 Eugene Feb 27 Feb 27 1 201
CHSRA was established 23 years ago. Since then, China has built 16,000 miles of high-speed rail. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 25 Feb 25 3 234
Amtrak Plan to Expand Ridership Could Sidetrack Storied Trains 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 21 Feb 22 3 321
Why the California Bullet Train Project Failed: 7 "Worst Practices" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 14 Feb 14 2 335
Trump demands $3.5 billion back from 'disaster' high-speed rail project 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 14 Feb 14 6 389
Is that a streetcar or light rail? Here's how to tell the difference. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 3 Feb 6 2 352
Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019 0 marmar Feb 5 Feb 5 1 233
Yes, fire is used to keep Chicago trains running in the cold 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 30 Jan 30 4 427
New Jersey officials call on Trump to replace critical rail tunnel 1 Eugene Jan 28 Jan 28 2 226
Three NJ Transit rail lines remain suspended as federal shutdown continues 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 22 Jan 22 1 295
Amtrak is replacing its fleet of DC-to-Boston passenger railcars 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 22 Jan 22 2 287
Transit Data for Whomst? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 19 Jan 19 3 275
Trump nominations for Amtrak board of directors. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 17 Jan 17 2 446
TEXRail opens for passenger service 1 marmar Jan 16 Jan 16 3 297
In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note. 0 Eugene Jan 15 Jan 15 3 376
Lessons MARC should learn from my most frustrating commute 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 15 Jan 15 0 285
The fastest trains in the U.S. are about to get faster. 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 11 Jan 11 0 548
Could a Chinese-made Metro car spy on us? Many experts say yes. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 8 Jan 8 1 214
Opinion piece: California's High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Jan 7 0 370
See all the transit from Boston to DC on one animation 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 7 Jan 7 1 354
Amtrak riders between St. Louis and Chicago are still waiting for 90 and 110 mph speeds 3 Eugene Jan 5 Jan 5 0 419
Why is the west coast doing so well with rail and light rail? 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 3 411
Thirty-two Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 1 219
New York governor blocks full shutdown of subway line for repairs 0 Eugene Jan 3 Jan 3 0 286
See a week of Amtrak trips on one animated map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 3 Jan 3 3 378
Rising Waters Are Drowning Amtrak's Northeast Corridor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 3 318
Public transit system in Washington DC struggles with privatization 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 392
Hitting the rails: Oklahoma City set to inaugurate streetcar service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 220
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 5 marmar Feb 2014 Dec 2018 5 1453
Northeast Maglev Sees Synergy With Amazon HQ2, Residents Disagree 0 TexasTowelie Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 216
For 80,000 Commuters, One Nemesis: A 108-Year-Old Bridge 3 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 492
Potomac River bridge expansion will add new tracks and a bike trail between DC and Virginia 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 436
Trump to meet with New York governor on stalled tunnel project 3 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 458
Passengers On Boston-Bound Amtrak Train Stranded For Nearly Six Hours 1 left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 505
A lot of cities want roboshuttles, including D.C. But will they work? 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 251
M.T.A. Warns of Fare Increases and Service Cuts as Budget Crisis Looms 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 372
Albuquerque, NM, rejecting all BYD ART buses, switching to non electric 1 left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 400
Welcome to the Long Bridge Project over the Potomac River between Virginia and DC 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 337
Nationwide, Transportation Measures Rolled to Victory 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 350
On the ballot in 2018, a clear contrast among those who would move into Governors' mansions 0 marmar Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 322
Report Card Grades Miami's 'Abysmal' Transit Options. Hint: Nobody Even Got a C 0 marmar Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 265
'They're Bold and Fresh': The Millennials Disrupting Boston's Transit System 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 478
Beverly Hills schools call on Trump administration to strip Purple Line funding 9 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 869
Speaking of Nazis and Amtrak: 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 6 1268
Proposed California initiative seeks to end high speed rail 4 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 624
Amtrak's data could help riders and employees -- too bad it's so hard to find 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 4 334
GO Transit adding trips on Lakeshore train lines 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 423
We are live: The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 425
Grim 10th anniversary: the 2008 Chatsworth train collision 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 448
Metro's soaring pension costs threaten future service, federal report says 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 402
Protesters rally against proposed Baltimore Tunnel Project vent 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 389
Metro begins 8000-series railcar procurement 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 458
Today at 10:00AM - Highways and Transit Subcommittee examines "Innovation in Surface Transporttion" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 0 250
Amtrak denies that it will discontinue service on eight PTC-exempt routes 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 480
Pa.'s first app-based, on-demand bus-ride service coming soon 1 left-of-center2012 Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 383
Map of every railroad line in the world, and the maximum allowed speed on those lines 4 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 729
Road in Bourbonnais, IL, site of deadly 1999 Amtrak collision, to be vacated for Nucor expansion 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 481
Essay: The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks--And America 7 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 705
Field Hearing: Continued Oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Project Subcommittee on Railroa 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 348
All of Metro's new 7000 Series rail cars need wiring replaced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 471
Mountain of Ride-Share Bikes Left at Dallas Recycling Center After Company Leaves City 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 10 906
TSA considering eliminating screening at smaller airports 3 left-of-center2012 Aug 2018 Aug 2018 0 570
Amtrak to invest $370 million in Northeast Corridor 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 598
Amtrak audit faults D.C. station project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 377
Can Andy Byford Save the Subways? 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 615
San Jose: Two people dead after light-rail train, car collide. Police say railway safety arms down 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 605
Cuts to Amtrak 'Southwest Chief' ? 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 650
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country 1 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 558
Albuquerque: Company sent faulty ART bus due to city pressure 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2018 Jun 2018 0 588
House Republicans push Mulvaney, Trump to rescind Gateway funds 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 915
Sleeker and smarter: Japan unveils new Shinkansen 'Supreme' bullet train 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 1036
Two possible routes chosen for high-speed maglev train linking Baltimore to DC. 2 elleng Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 561
Trump administration deals another blow to Gateway tunnel project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 614
'No-Fault' Pacts with Railroads Hold Amtrak Liable for Accidents It Didn't Cause 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 546
@Amtrak service stands to lose $757M from its annual grant; elimination of national network. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 565
Today is a grim anniversary for Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1207
New York, New Jersey commit $3.65 billion to fund tunnel project 0 Eugene Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 539
Metro-North likely to miss deadline for positive train control 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 427
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