Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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Dozens of light rail riders shed pants in annual Phoenix, Arizona tradition

By Lauren Aguirre and Ali Phillips, Arizona Republic; January 13, 2019 Dozens of people, coaxed into action by a group…

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American Public Transportation Association: Transit ridership fell, commuter-rail ridership rose in Q3

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 11, 2019 Americans took 2.5 billion trips on public transportation systems in third-quarter 2018, down…

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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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Transportation Openings and Construction Starts Planned for 2019

By Yonah Freemark, The Transport Politic; January 8, 2019 Despite recent declines in transit ridership in the U.S., the construction…

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Why the West Coast Is Suddenly Beating the East Coast on Transportation

By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times; January 1, 2019 When New York City’s transportation commissioner returned from a…

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TEXRail: 5 things to know about Texas’ newest passenger train line

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; December 27, 2018 FORT WORTH There are a lot of misconceptions out there about…

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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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Arizona: Development around light rail has changed Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa

By Catherine Reagor and Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic; December 20, 2018 Uptown Phoenix’s Camelback Road and Central Avenue area was…

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