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Metro-North Service Restoration Details

The MTA Metro-North Railroad just released service restoration details literally a couple of seconds ago. Here are the details: Metro-North Railroad service, which was suspended last night in advance of a major winter nor’easter, will resume today on a Sunday schedule. Trains will resume at approximately 11 a.m. on the Harlem and Hudson Lines and […]

MN: $8M Mankato Bus Garage Set for Spring Construction

Jan. 27--MANKATO -- An $8 million Mankato transit facility in the planning for nearly seven years received City Council approval Monday night, meaning construction will begin in the spring and redevelopment of city-owned land near the...Show More Summary

MD: Public Transportation Responsibilities to Change Hands Next Month

Jan. 27--By mid-February, Butler Medical will be taking over for Carroll Area Transit System to provide public transportation service in Carroll County. County government spokeswoman Roberta Windham said the transition is expected to...Show More Summary

Thailand: SRT May Swap Land for Debt

The State Enterprises Policy Commission or superboard has endorsed the state agency reform framework including a proposal to swap certain land ownership rights of the loss-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT).

NC: Charlotte City Council OKs Artists for Rail Line

Charlotte City Council unanimously approved spending $1.9 million Monday for public art for the Lynx Blue Line extension, as well as $21 million to help a contractor overcome delays due to problems relocating utilities for the train...

MN: U Website Offers Transportation Data Galore

As lawmakers debate whether -- and how -- to fix roads and add transit routes and bike/pedestrian paths, transportation experts at the University of Minnesota have compiled a database to fuel those quantitative discussions.

IndyGo Partners with Indiana Pacers

he partnership includes cross-promotion between the Pacers and IndyGo including four fully-illustrated 60-foot articulated buses, featuring Pacers artwork.

Travel Bans Lifted in New Jersey, New York City

Motorists can get back on the roads in New Jersey and New York City, and transit will restart soon.

New York MTA Braces for Juno

With a travel ban in New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, MTA moved to get people home before shutting down service.

DSE Seminar Focuses on Expanding Digital Communications Network

Program designed for end users who need to make the case for additional investment in digital signage based on ROI/ROO.

Tuesday Morning Service Update

Here is the up to the minute service update straight from a press release from the Governor’s office via the MTA: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this morning announced that the travel ban in the Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester counties), Nassau County, and New York City is lifted effective at 7:30 a.m. […]

TasRail's Western line in Tasmania closed after freight train derailment

TasRail's Western line in north-west Tasmania has been closed after ten wagons came off the tracks following a freight train derailment near Kimberley, Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

AnsaldoBreda to deliver €250m worth of driverless trains for Milan underground's M4 Line

Italian industrial group Finmeccanica's subsidiary AnsaldoBreda has received a €250m contract to deliver driverless metro trains for Line 4 of the Milan underground.

Hong Kong's MTR awards €330m signalling contract to Thales and Alstom

Hong Kong's metro network operator MTR has awarded a €330m contract to Thales and Alstom to upgrade the signalling systems of its seven metro lines.

Panasonic Business Systems-Ruggedised Laptops and Tablets

Panasonic has a range of ruggedised solutions designed to optimise wireless communications and information flow in the rail industry.Communication solutions in the rail industryPanasonic's ruggedised...

Panasonic in the Railway Industry

The railway industry is facing significant challenges by employing staff working in outdoor conditions and being mobile at the same time. Thanks to world-class connectivity, performance, portability and unrivalled durability, professionals in the ra…

Talking Headways Podcast: Free Ranging Kids and Uber Data

Hopefully we'll start to see more posts after quite a long hiatus around here. In addition to Kelly's posts from The Direct Transfer, we're going to be also posting my weekly podcast that Streetsblog hosts. Unfortunately my co-host Tanya...Show More Summary

Would you really fly to Beijing one stop if non-stop is available?

Air China has thrown down an interesting dilemma to loyal Qantas and Virgin Australia customers with its new non-stop flights between Melbourne and Beijing with an initial four times weekly service from 1 June using two class Airbus A330-200s. It’s the first non-stop service to China’s capital from Melbourne, and it will save flyers many [...]

Do you cry when you fly?

Only when reading Plane Talking isn’t the answer to this question. In the Crikey Insider subscriber bulletin today you can weep over the knighting of the bigot racist prince, or, find a very interesting story by Mel Campbell about something many of us might have done, or noticed, while flying. Which is crying. Discreetly of [...]

ANZAC 100: A very special Qantas flight

An Australian Government, Qantas collaboration announced today to provide support for ANZAC Centenary activities marking the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings includes a very special set of flights. Qantas flight QF100, operated by one of its now almost historic 747-400s, will provide free flights to and from Turkey for up to 35 widows of [...]

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