Governor Cuomo and New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority Look to Speed Up Sluggish Trains by as Much as 50%

By Dan Rivoli, Spectrum News NY 1; October 8, 2019 The MTA is going full throttle when it comes to…

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Forget Ride-Hailing. Rail Is A City’s Most Cost-Effective, Least-Polluting Transport

By Jean Pierre Cresci, Kevin Smeets and Laetitia Plisson, Forbes; September 24, 2019 Railroads have always been part of the…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority needs more revenue, not service cuts

By Andrew Albert and Lisa Daglian, Crain’s New York Business; September 10, 2019 Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye raised…

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New York Governor Cuomo’s choice: Enable transit turnaround or undermine it

Opinion By The Editors, Crain’s New York Business; July 23, 2019 Have you heard the one about the MTA being…

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San Francisco: Turning Muni’s subway system around

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner; July 7, 2019 For the more than 140,000 people who ride the Muni…

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Star New York City subway fixer could be stripped of major responsibilities: report

By Ryan Deffenbaugh, Crain’s New York Business; July 1, 2019 New York’s star subway fixer could lose much of his…

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Extending New York subway to New Jersey could speed commute for thousands

From Bloomberg, Crain’s New York Business; May 28, 2019 As the Trump administration blocks the Gateway commuter-rail tunnel project, a…

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Los Angeles Metro riders complain of transients sleeping on trains: ‘They seem to be wanting to run a homeless shelter’

By Josh Haskell, KABC ABC 7; May 23, 2019 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Early morning Metro riders say the trains…

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Toronto Police remind public that smelly transit passengers are not 911-call worthy

By Claire Floody, Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator; March 22, 2019 Toronto police are reminding the public that emergency alarms…

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New York City’s subway stations and train cars will get thousands of new digital screens, earning the MTA millions of dollars

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; February 25, 2019 You’ll see more ads on your commute, thanks…

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Maryland’s Purple Line will open at least a year late and delays will cost at least $215 million, contractor says

By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post; January 10, 2019 The opening of Maryland’s Purple Line is at least a year…

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Editorial: New plan improves on Buffalo, New York’s Metro Rail extension

By The Editorial Board, The Buffalo News; December 25, 2018 The undertaking of any large project requires an openness to…

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Study: Legal weed could soothe New York City subway funding ills

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 6, 2018 Don’t bogart that money from legalized marijuana, New York…

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New York City: Won’t any company adopt a subway station?

By Joel Epstein, Crain’s New York Business; November 8, 2018 In July 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that for $600,000,…

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How new rules jeopardize China’s subway projects

By BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist, Nikkei Asian Review; September 10, 2018 LONDON — In an effort to rein in spending…

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London – The Victoria line at 50: Incredible photos show the Queen on the underground after new line opened in 1968 as it celebrates half a century of running today

By Bridie Pearson-jones For Mailonline, Daily Mail; September 1, 2018 Yesterday it was announced the Elizabeth line is facing further…

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Washington, D.C.: All of Metro’s new 7000 Series rail cars need wiring replaced

By Max Smith, WTOP; August 7, 2018 WASHINGTON — Metro must replace faulty wiring on every single one of its…

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Baby born on Paris commuter train gets free rides till he is 25

From ZlotoNews; June 19, 2018 A baby boy who was born on a Parisian train on Monday has been given…

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Worst Job in America: Responding to Irate Tweets From New York City Subway Riders

By Mike Vilensky, The Wall Street Journal; May 8, 2018 Every day, the frustrations of New York City subway riders…

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Op-Ed – Cause of transit projects’ runaway costs is no mystery: unions

By Luka Ladan, Crain’s New York Business; April 5, 2018 The Government Accountability Office recently announced plans to study America’s…

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Decades of wear and tear to the Buffalo, New York Metro Rail prompt push for new state funds

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News; March 12, 2018 Ever since Metro Rail began rumbling beneath Main Street back…

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$154 Million deal in Virginia legislature to give Metro dedicated funding for first time

From INSIDE NOVA; March 10, 2018 The Virginia legislature reached a deal Saturday that is expected to provide Metro with…

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Washington Metro opened a gift shop. The Internet mocked it. But the true believers came.

By Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post; March 7, 2018 The haters were out for Jawauna Greene. “I think @joseyg717 needs…

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Washington, D.C.: Federal Transit Administration finds tracks in ‘black condition’ but Metro routinely reclassifies them, keeping them in service

By Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post; March 3, 2018 For three consecutive months, federal inspectors warned of deteriorating rail ties…

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