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House Republicans push Mulvaney, Trump to rescind Gateway funds 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 Apr 25 0 524
Sleeker and smarter: Japan unveils new Shinkansen 'Supreme' bullet train 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 26 Mar 26 2 631
Two possible routes chosen for high-speed maglev train linking Baltimore to DC. 2 elleng Feb 22 Feb 22 0 314
Trump administration deals another blow to Gateway tunnel project 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 335
'No-Fault' Pacts with Railroads Hold Amtrak Liable for Accidents It Didn't Cause 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 271
@Amtrak service stands to lose $757M from its annual grant; elimination of national network. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 5 328
Trolley-Train Hybrid Tackles City Streets, Then Speeds to Suburbs 2 marmar Feb 2014 Jan 2018 5 1165
Today is a grim anniversary for Amtrak. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 890
New York, New Jersey commit $3.65 billion to fund tunnel project 0 Eugene Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 329
Metro-North likely to miss deadline for positive train control 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 208
How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York's Subways 2 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 649
Japan Rail Operator Says Sorry, as Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 1 420
Construction starts on New Jersey bridge, a step to fixing region's rail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 1 1176
Time Running Out For ART Funding (Albuquerque, NM) 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 343
U.S. safety board says train crash engineers had undiagnosed sleep disorder 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 840
Draft Richmond to D.C. rail study out, but controversy remains on route near Ashland, Virginia 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 851
When is it not too soon to talk about 1 jayschool2013 Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 969
NYC to alter subway tiles that resemble rebel flag 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1772
Six Reasons Why Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is in Trouble 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Aug 2017 0 725
Trump Removed the White House's Capital Bikeshare Station 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 2330
The Latest: 56 injured, 1 seriously, in Spanish train crash 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 869
Chao appoints federal reps to WMATA's board 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 839
Amtrak names new chief executive 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jul 2017 0 1844
Individualized transportation 3 zipplewrath Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2163
New York City subway's oldest cars set to be used through 2020 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 2431
Hudson River tunnel project opens door to private firms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3864
High-Speed Rail Rules Delayed Amid Trump Deregulatory Order 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 3945
Trump budget slashes federal aid for rail, long-distance Amtrak routes 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 1 3912
Traffic Jam at the Nations Crossroads 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 6179
It's the 71st Anniversary of the Wreck of the Exposition Flyer. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 3928
Welcome to Uberville: Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time (xpost GD) 1 KamaAina Sep 2016 Mar 2017 1 766
NJ TRANSIT Train Struck When Amtrak Train Derails At Penn Station 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 2707
End of the road for Albuquerque Cab 5 left-of-center2012 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 971
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot North Dakota snowbank 6 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 964
Feds withholding transportation funds from DC, Md. and Va. 0 Eugene Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 929
Japanese Train Station Protectively Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree 1 Mosby Jan 2017 Jan 2017 7 1211
Potential Big Cuts To Amtrak Are Bad For Everyone, Including Drivers 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1454
Plan to Speed Up Amtraks Northeast Route Faces Opposition in Small Towns 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1167
Amtrak suspends service for much of Va. ahead of snowstorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1276
New York and New Jersey agree to plan to fund train tunnel, bus terminal 0 Eugene Jan 2017 Jan 2017 1 1136
Thirty Years Ago Today: Amtrak Crash at Chase, Maryland 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 563
Amtrak expanding Northeast service to D.C. for {an event on Jan. 20} 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1855
Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summer 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 1124
Amtrak says an electric company wants to take it for a ride 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1794
FRA allocates funds for Amtrak Gulf Coast service 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 1 1513
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps. 1 elleng Dec 2016 Dec 2016 3 678
New York, New Jersey 10-year transport plan could include rail tunnel 0 Eugene Dec 2016 Dec 2016 2 669
Baltimore Amtrak tunnel replacement would cost $4 billion 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 772
Feds: Railroads Slow to Make Progress on Train Technology 0 Eugene Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 599
WiFi on Amtrak’s Acela Express trains shifts into faster gear 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 757
Amtrak Preparing For Thanksgiving Rush With Expanded Schedules, More Seats 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 683
Downeaster’s $13 million layover facility in Brunswick ready to roll 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 612
Behind the scenes of DC Metro’s Tuesday night Red Line debacle - and - Rail Transit OPS 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 724
Ford buys Chariot, makes bike-sharing deal in alt-transport push 0 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 554
Denver to Winter Park ski train returning for 2016-17 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 3 638
Alstom, Amtrak come to terms on $2.5 billion deal 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 1 793
Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 749
Amtrak Hikes Rents For Backyard Spaces From $25 to $25K, Residents Say 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 1153
Biden: $2.45B Loan for Amtrak Upgrades in Northeast Corridor 1 Eugene Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 685
Amtrak taps "Wick" Moorman, retired top executive at Norfolk Southern, as its next CEO 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 756
Amtrak Wins Argument That Passengers Go First and Freight Can Wait 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Aug 2016 7 1119
FTA Gives Metro Safety Orders After Finding Dozens Of Red Signal Overruns 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2016 Aug 2016 1 653
15 things I wish I knew before I hopped in this UberPOOL 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 840
Cities Need More Public Transit, Not More Uber and Self-Driving Cars (xpost from GD) 10 KamaAina Aug 2016 Aug 2016 8 1008
N.M. State Fair gets a brand-new ride: Uber 0 left-of-center2012 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 689
Lyft moves toward resuming NM service 0 left-of-center2012 Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 597
They’re not unicorns, they’re Republicans who like buses and trains 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 745
All the railroads and ferries DC and its environs had in 1921, in one subway-style map 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 751
Planned changes for highways and railroads in I-95 corridor in Virginia announced 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 661
The Beginner's Guide to Open Streets 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 744
Reorienting our discussion of city growth 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 740
A car-free Motor City? Detroit to try Open Streets program 2 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 742
Chicago: New TIF Districts May Greenlight Belmont Flyover, Other Transit Projects 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 712
Next stages of DC Metro repair effort will affect travel to National airport 1 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 728
Philadelphia: Serious Cracks Found in 95 Percent of SEPTA Cars Inspected So Far 0 marmar Jul 2016 Jul 2016 4 825
DC Metro to cut 500 jobs 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 744
Toronto: A Ride on TTC's Spadina Subway Extension 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 880
Facelift in the works for Toronto's busiest transit corridor 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 782
Next SafeTrack Surge Will Be Tough Ride In Northern Virginia, Prince George's Co. 0 marmar Jun 2016 Jun 2016 0 681
Virginia: Lynchburg Amtrak passengers to get more rail service next year 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Jun 2016 1 842
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