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IL: 7 Hurt After Car Crashes into Building in East Garfield Park

Seven people were injured when a car crashed into a building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Tuesday, authorities said.

Dayton Appoints New Chief Maintenance Officer

Greater Dayton RTA is pleased to announce the selection of Bill Ingram as the new chief maintenance officer for the regional authority.

FRA Issues Industry-Wide Safety Advisory on Roadway Worker Authority Limits

Safety Advisory 2014-02 Roadway Worker Authority Limits, highlights the need for railroads to ensure that appropriate safety redundancies are in place in the event an employee fails to comply with existing rules and procedures.

LA Mayor Announces Agreement with Kinkisharyo International

The mayor convened Kinkisharyo and labor and community groups to continue stalled talks, which resulted in agreement.

Board Approves Local Share of Federal Grants Funding to Advance Key Transportation Programs

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) Board of Directors today announced the approval of its local match for two federal grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to be used for key transportation projects.

New Bike Safe by Duo-Gard Enhances Security with Interior Installation

The new Bike Safe can be engineered with walls and roofs of tempered glass, shatterproof polycarbonate or stainless steel mesh, depending on the degree of security the customer wants.

CDTA Rolls Out Real Time Passenger Information Pilot Program

Customers will have access to real-time info for all fixed-route buses.

KCATA Board Approves RideKC Brand, Annual Budget

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Board of Commissioners took several significant actions at its Nov. 19 meeting.

CT: Rail Services Prepare For Added Holiday Riders, Drivers Advised To Be Prepared

With the fast-approaching mix of heavy holiday traffic and the potentially significant snowfall, Amtrak and The Travelers Cos are offering tips to make holiday travel safer and less stressful.

TN: Two Chattanooga Councilmen Propose Ordinances to Regulate Uber

More than two weeks after the controversial ride-sharing application Uber launched in Chattanooga, two city councilmen have proposed competing ordinances to regulate Internet-based ride services.

CO: Boulder Homeless Man Arrested After Struggle with RTD Guards

A Boulder homeless man is facing assault charges after police say he got into a struggle with an officer and two RTD security guards who confronted him for urinating at the bus station.

WA: Metro Putting Bus Ticket Vending Machine on Third Avenue

In a six-month experiment meant to help keep buses on schedule, riders can soon buy tickets from a vending machine on Third Avenue, outside Macy's between Pine and Stewart streets.

CA: Two BART Stations Close Due to Medical Emergencies

No trains were stopping at the downtown Berkeley BART station due to a fatality on the tracks, according to BART police.

PA: Master Plan an Uphill Climb for Lebanon Valley Bike Coalition

The biking coalition was established in 2008 and, almost from the outset, has had a goal of creating a Master Bike Plan that would detail the county's current cycling resources and set prioritized goals so that transportation planners can make roadways sa

UK's Network Rail to replace Cardiff railway bridge

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to rebuild a railway bridge in Cardiff between Adamsdown and Splott and spans the South Wales Main Line.

First section of Crossrail track installed

The first section of track has been installed on the UK's Crossrail route at the new 120m-long Stockley Flyover in Hillingdon, west London.

IL: 95th Street Station Overhaul is End of the Line for Some Businesses

Some of the land the CTA is buying has long been vacant but the agency also is paying for spots currently occupied by a day care center, taxi stand, currency exchange, cellphone tower and two gas stations.

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