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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At 80, Los Angeles Union Station tries to reinvent itself for a rail future

By Colleen Shalby, Los Angeles Times; May 21, 2019 For two decades, Traxx was a top draw at Union Station…

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Beyond the average race story – Planes, Trains and a Bus: We Raced From New York City to Washington, D.C. to Find Which Was Fastest

By Zach Griff, The Points Guy; May 14, 2019 Everyone has their preferred method of transit for the ~220 mile…

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Squirrel takes a ride on the subway in Boston

By Ben Hooper, UPI; April 29, 2019 April 29 (UPI) — Passengers on a Boston commuter train came to the…

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

By Oona McGee, Sora News 24; April 11, 2019 The punctuality of Japanese trains often makes headlines around the world,…

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Canada: Ontario unveils $28.5-billion transit plan, vows to double length of Toronto’s downtown relief line

By Oliver Moore, The Globe and Mail; April 10, 2019 The provincial government is promising to double the length of…

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Manila, Philippines: A common rail station, finally

By The Editorial Board, Manila Standard; February 15, 2019 The government is finally pushing ahead with the long-stalled plan to…

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New York City transit chief slams Bombardier, halts rail car deliveries over problems

By The Canadian Press, CBC News; January 24, 2019 The head of the New York City Transit Authority and former…

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Relief for New York City’s Transit Deserts? Commuter Trains Might Help

By Winnie Hu, The New York Times; January 10, 2019 Even when there are no subway delays, it takes Amy…

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Rejoice: Boston’s North Station Subway Connection Tunnel Is Finally Here

By Spencer Buell, Boston Magazine; January 7, 2019 The North Station pedestrian tunnel linking the subway to the commuter rail…

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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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$2.7 billion plan for new Atlanta transportation projects OK’d by MARTA

By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 4, 2018 MARTA officials approved Thursday the blueprint that will guide Atlanta’s largest…

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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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Family who fell on to London tube track unharmed after train passes overhead

By Ruth McKee, The Guardian; September 8, 2018 A mother and child who fell on to a tube track at…

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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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China Makes it Harder to Get OK to Build Subways, Light Rail

By Sun Lizhao and Denise Jia, Caixin; July 13, 2018 China is raising the financial bar for cities seeking approval…

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Pups Onboard: Why Trains Are a Great Way to Travel With Your Dog(s)

By Steve Eder, The New York Times; June 19, 2018 A few minutes after we sank into our seats, the…

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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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Boston: MBTA boss lauds commuter rail performance during storms despite some delays

By John R. Ellement, Globe Staff, Boston Globe; March 9,  2018 Lowell commuter rail line passengers will probably face 25-minute…

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Quebec Premier Couillard says he is open to advancing Montreal’s subway contract to Bombardier

By Canadian Press, Barrie Today; February 23, 2018 QUEBEC — Premier Philippe Couillard suggested Friday he’s open to giving Bombardier…

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Washington, D.C.: Broken rail likely cause of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority derailment, agency says

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 16, 2018 A Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Red Line train yesterday derailed outside…

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Massachusetts Governor Baker has “issues’ with Keolis: ‘They need to up their game’

By Matt Stout, Boston Herald; January 12, 2018 Gov. Charlie Baker is ramping up pressure on Keolis, the MBTA’s private…

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Pregnant Subway Riders in Tokyo Can Request a Seat With Their Phones

By Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure; December 20, 2017 More than 40 years ago, social psychologist Dr. Stanley Milgram gave…

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