Prosecutors have charged two men with what is apparently the biggest metal theft in state history, based in part on DNA evidence from a pair of Gatorade bottles.
Minneapolis' ambitious plan to build streetcars through the heart of the city appears to be leaving the station.
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series CMR Photo Freight 2013On June 2nd I was privileged to ride a chartered photo freight on the Central Montana Railroad. Twenty of us chartered an 8 car train, 2 locomotives, a caboose, and two fabulous CMR employees. In turn the CMR ran us to various photo locations between [...]
Chicago labor and community groups on Monday called on the Chicago Transit Authority to require bidders on future rail car manufacturing contracts to submit detailed plans for creating local jobs.
A federal agency investigating a train worker's death is making an "urgent" recommendation to improve "inadequate" Metro-North safety routines, encouraging a backup system previously requested by employees and used by other railroad...
Cyclists who pedal the Leelanau Trail between Traverse City and Suttons Bay now have more back-and-forth options.
The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority provides Rossford with an integrated public transportation service at below cost, the city's transportation consultant told city council members last week at a special meeting.
To promote public transit, the Capital District Transportation Authority will be giving out free passes for people with the best stories on how taking the bus saved them money.
Residents of the city like Jayne Sampson may have to find another way to get to work if they rely on Petersburg Area Transit buses to go to Southpark Mall, Fort Lee or Virginia State University.
Airbus flag waving from the flight deck of the A350. Photo by Chris Sloan. An excerpt from Chris Sloan’s story on Airchive.com: The first half of 2013 and has certainly been a busy year in the annals of commercial aviation. In January the worldwide fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was grounded; not taking to [...]
The Boeing 787-10 seen in Dreamliner livery. Composite image from Boeing. At the Paris Air Show today, Boeing officially launched the longer version of the Boeing Dreamliner: the 787-10. According to Boeing, “Customer launch commitments for the 787-10 include Air Lease Corporation, with 30 airplanes; GE Capital Aviation Services, with 10; International Airlines Group [...]
The Schuylkill Transportation System will be offering free rides all day Thursday in honor of National Dump the Pump Day.
The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has confirmed that the North West Rail Link (NWRL) will cost A$8.3bn ($7.95bn) and is scheduled to open by the end of 2019.
The US Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) has recommended the implementation of new crashworthiness performance standards on high-speed trains that will be introduced in the country.
Europe’s second largest (and profitable) low cost airline easyJet which is headquartered in the UK has announced it will acquire subject to shareholder approval 100 A320 NEOs to be preceded by 35 ceo or current engine technology versions of the 180 seat single aisle jet additionally optioned with fuel saving Sharklets. easyJet is already a [...]
Last May STB reported on an extensive successful theft of copper wire from the Link guideway between Rainier Beach and Tukwila. King 5 is now reporting that two suspects are in custody have been identified: Prosecutors say DNA left on Gatorade bottles lead them to two men suspected in the largest known metal theft in [...]
It’s unusual for two mainline jets, both 737s, one operated by Virgin Australia and the other by Qantas, to have to land at Mildura because fog has closed one capital city airport (Adelaide) and they don’t have the fuel to go to another capital city (Melbourne) or to another jet capable airfield (Albury Wodonga for [...]
2013-06-17: Economists in southern California find that slimmer slower highways with extra lanes are a better investment in urban areas than the AASHTO standard 'freeway' with 12ft, 3.65m lanes and 10ft, 3.05m shoulders on each side of the two directional roadways. Show More Summary
Despite some interesting developments, like the leasing deal for A380s, and Embraer’s response to Bombardier’s new small jet airliner, day one of the Paris Air Show, as seen from afar, and with dry feet, was a bit underwhelming. Both major makers, Airbus and Boeing, have worked the ‘firming up, ‘committed’, ‘firm intentions’ and ‘MoU signing’ [...]
I'm definitely out of practice at my job. Oh I can fly the airplane fine, but I almost injured my wrist falling out of the hotel bed in the dark. I forgot that I don't get to sleep in the same bed twice in a row, and there isn't a ledge here. Show More Summary