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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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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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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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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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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Texas: Tarrant County’s TEXRail makes maiden voyage to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

By Ray Leszcynski, Communities, The Dallas Morning News; January 2, 2019 FORT WORTH — It was fitting that the tickets…

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