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Green growth is fake, accomplished by sending pollution elsewhere

Why green growth won’t transform the economy | openDemocracy: "Unfortunately, green growth is a myth, or at least an inadequate response to the challenges that lie ahead. Because it ignores the social, political and personal dimensions...Show More Summary

Progress Rail Equipment Leasing

Lessor (short and long term) of maintenance-of-way equipment and a full-service leasing firm offering a host of programs specifically tailored to meet your financial needs.

MN: Safety Education, Enforcement Ramp Up Along Metro Green Line

Elected officials, Metro Transit Police and St. Paul Police April 17 announced a coordinated campaign of education and enforcement to promote safety along the Metro Green Line.

Metro-North To Begin Substation Upgrade

Starting this weekend, the Metro-North Railroad will begin a substation upgrade in Mount Vernon. Here is more: MTA Metro-North Railroad, beginning this weekend, will upgrade the power supply for the New Haven Line at its Mount Vernon East substation to provide additional redundancy and increase capacity. The railroad is replacing four, 35-year-old transformers with two […]

Buses Replace Midday Port Jeff Trains

Next Tuesday & Wednesday, Port Jefferson line riders will have buses replace some midday trains due to rail inspections. Here are the complete details: The Long Island Rail Road will perform mid-day track inspections between Huntington and Port Jefferson on Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23. Crews will use an advanced Sperry rail car […]

NY: TCAT to Hire Forensic Auditors to Take In-Depth Look Into Larceny Charges

TCAT will enlist the services of an independent forensic auditing firm to further examine the circumstances surrounding alleged larceny charges filed against a former TCAT employee.

CO: Colorado Springs Recieves $99,999 Walk and Wheel Grant from Kaiser Permanente

The city of Colorado Springs now has an opportunity to design safer, healthier and more accessible ways for members of the community to travel around town by bike or on foot.

NY: TWU Asks for Cuomo's Intervention in Negotiations With MTA

The Transport Workers Union Local 100 yesterday asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to "personally intervene" in its contract negotiations with the MTA where "significant stumbling blocks remain."

CA: BART Fined for Worker Deaths

Workplace safety officials have fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 over the deaths of two of its workers on tracks.

RI: RIPTA to Curtail Weekend Service on Three Bus Routes

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority plans to curtail weekend service on three of its bus routes that have low ridership and use those resources in other areas that have shown demand on the weekends.

CT: Council OKs New Contract for WRTD's Fuel Payments

An agreement with the Windham Region Transit District has finally been approved, with one caveat requested by the Windham Town Council that would shorten the window during which the WRTD has to pay back its arrears.

CA: Appeals Court Denies Petition, Clears Way for HSR Trial

A state appeals court rejected a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, potentially clearing the tracks for a trial over whether the agency's controversial and ambitious bullet-train plan can comply with state law.

Photo Tour: Hainan Flies 787 Dreamliner to Toronto for the First Time

Toronto welcomes Hainan’s 787 Dreamliner – Photo: Philip Debski What looked to be the first true spring day here in Toronto, March 31, was the day Hainan Airlines finally inaugurated their 787 service to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). They started operating the route in 2010 with three ex-Cathay A340-600s (B-6508, B-6509, and B-6510, [...]Show More Summary

East Side Access - 4/11/2014 Update

On February 19, 2014, the final blast the the 55 St Ventilation Facility in Manhattan marked the end of significant blasting operations for East Side Access.

MTA East Side Access - 4/15/2014 Update

Time-lapse video of work being done during the fall of 2013 on contract CQ-032 of the East Side Access project.

ON: New and Historic TTC Streetcars to Take Part in Easter Parade

The Toronto Transit Commission's new low-floor streetcar will make its first appearance in the annual Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade April 20.

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