Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Industries / Transportation / Popular


The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets. Its network of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo throughout the New York/New Jersey region.

MN: Should Light Rail Get Priority at St. Paul Stoplights?

The Valley Metro light-rail line carries passengers 20 miles from Mesa, Ariz., to its western terminus in Phoenix, a trek spanning three cities. It rolls past Arizona State University, major sports stadiums and bustling business corridors, catching green lights most of the way.

WA: Man Convicted of Felony for Exposing Himself Aboard Bus

A man with apparent mental health issues has been convicted of a felony charge for exposing himself on a Valley Transit bus last spring.

CA: Ethics Panel Wants Stiffer Penalty for CalPERS' Priya Mathur

The state's ethics panel is taking a get-tough stance toward a board member of the nation's biggest government pension fund, who has repeatedly failed to file legally required disclosure reports.

NY: LIRR to Unveil Artsy Waiting Area, New Elevator at Massapequa Station

The first phase of a $40 million project to renovate the Long Island Rail Road's aging Massapequa station and increase the number of trains serving morning commuters is nearly completed and expected to open to the public Monday, officials said.

MD: TransIT Bus Shelters May Have Digital Advertising

TransIT has been in talks with a vendor, Signal Outdoor, to install digital, variable ads and signs on benches. In exchange for the majority of the advertising revenue, the advertiser would provide the shelters and benches.

CA: City Council Again Rejects Train Station Master Plan Money

The Fresno City Council has decided the best way to plan for high-speed rail is to assume the train will never get here.

ION Celebrates Historic Groundbreaking

The Region of Waterloo celebrated a historic moment Aug. 21 as officials took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of ION Stage 1 Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction.

Region of Waterloo

Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous area in southern Ontario, about 100 kilometres west of Toronto.

Ireland: Weekend Strike to Hit Irish Rail Travel

A rail strike in the Republic of Ireland on Sunday and Monday is set to effect thousands of travellers.

MN: Residents Still Railing Against BRT Line

The targeted opening of the Gateway Corridor transit project is still eight years away. But already, concerns are surfacing about the proposed route of bus rapid transit that would run along Interstate 94 from downtown St. Paul to Manning Avenue in Woodbury.

TN: MATA to Open Park-and-Ride Lots, Launch New Bus Routes

Promoting public transportation as a means to get to work or play, the Memphis Area Transit Authority will open the agency's first freestanding park-and-ride lots in the Shelby Farms area and run buses from them to job centers, schools, recreation sites and other destinations, officials said Thursday.

TX: Rail Divisions Loom Over Uptown Bus Project

A project to add dedicated bus lanes along Post Oak Boulevard is generating a lot of discussion, not for what it is -- a street project with buses -- but for the rail line it isn't.

Licking County Transit Ends Sunday Van Service

The Licking County Transit Board voted unanimously tonight to eliminate Sunday service and reduce nighttime hours, in a cost-cutting measure that was met with some community resistance.

Four Days of Highway 99 Mess Start Tonight

Transit-friendly reporter Mike Lindblom at the Seattle Times has a detailed piece($) on the impending Highway 99 closure mess, focusing particularly on how bus riders will be impacted, and subtly pointing out that the bus riders might even outnumber the car drivers in the affected corridor. Five routes will be detoured Friday night through Wednesday […]

LU awards Northern line extension contract to Ferrovial

London Underground (LU) has awarded a £500m design and build contract for the Northern line extension to Ferrovial Agroman Laing O'Rourke.

Bombardier secures order for ten TRAXX DC locomotives

Rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation has secured a €33m contract from Akiem for ten TRAXX DC locomotives.

Costain Skanska JV excavates Crossrail tunnels at Paddington Station

The Costain Skanska joint venture (JV) has excavated new Crossrail tunnels at Paddington Station in London, UK, as part of the construction of the new station.

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC