- Metro calls for service cuts to add more blue line trains Updated: Jun-30-15 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Metro is proposing cutting service on four rail lines so that it can add more trains and reduce wait times on the crowded blue line.
- Milw. Co. Transit System, drivers attempt to avoid strike Updated: Jun-30-15 12:11 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee County Transit System and its drivers' union are meeting with a federal mediator in a last-ditch effort to avoid a strike.
- Metro preparing for Fourth of July holiday Updated: Jun-30-15 3:50 am
WASHINGTON - Metro is making some changes to train schedules for the Fourth of July holiday.
- Senate passes $16.1 billion transportation package Updated: Jun-29-15 11:41 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Senate on Monday passed a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an 11.9-cent gas tax increase that would be phased in over two years.
- Dallas Area Rapid Transit driver hit by another bus, dies Updated: Jun-29-15 8:17 am
DALLAS - A Dallas Area Rapid Transit driver has died after being struck by a bus while walking at a DART vehicle facility.
- The Latest: British leader says Greek vote is a vote on euro Updated: Jun-29-15 8:04 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes as it closes its banks and limits money withdrawals (all times local):
- Las Vegas seeks solutions to tourist traffic on Strip Updated: Jun-28-15 12:57 pm
LAS VEGAS - For a travel destination that offers helicopter tours and jaunts in rented luxury vehicles, getting from point A to point B in Las Vegas can nonetheless pose a challenge.
- RIPTA ends free buses on bad-air days, adds new program Updated: Jun-28-15 8:50 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state agency that provides bus service across Rhode Island has decided to do away with a nearly 20-year policy of offering free bus rides on days when the air quality is expected to be unhealthy, a decision based on a lack of funding and concerns it wasn't encouraging commuters to ditch their cars.
- Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute will take vision, funding Updated: Jun-27-15 1:30 pm
ATLANTA - The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities.
- Many options, no single solution to nation's traffic snarls Updated: Jun-27-15 11:58 am
The problem is clear: Traffic congestion will become significantly worse and more widespread without big changes in how people and products get around.
- Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on US cities to act Updated: Jun-27-15 11:54 am
At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate counselor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Some 80 miles and 90 minutes later, the vanpoolers finally arrive to start their workday.
- T's late night service to end at 2 am on weekends Updated: Jun-27-15 9:34 am
BOSTON - Night owls should take note of some changes in late-night MBTA service on weekends.
- Poll shows divide over increasing money for transit Updated: Jun-26-15 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON - A slight majority of Americans prefer living in a single-family house in the suburbs or a rural area with more land, even if it means driving long distances to get to work or run errands, according to a poll by The Associated Press-GfK.
- Fast-growing North Carolina region at odds over traffic jams Updated: Jun-26-15 1:51 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Like many fast-growing parts of the country, North Carolina's Triangle region is trying to avoid being strangled by its own success: Traffic is thickening, drivers are getting stuck in it and there's no simple solution in sight.
- Growing gridlock in New Jersey affects roads, rails Updated: Jun-26-15 10:57 am
ISELIN, New Jersey - Each weekday morning, drivers heading from New Jersey into New York City do battle in one of the most congested metropolitan regions in the country, where the term "rush hour" is a cruel misnomer.
- Urban transit systems struggle to keep pace as demand grows Updated: Jun-26-15 10:54 am
BOSTON - Urban planners have long considered public transportation the best remedy for traffic congestion, but many of the nation's largest mass-transit systems simply aren't up to the task.
- Providence metro public transit commute averages near 1 hour Updated: Jun-26-15 10:53 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Workers in Providence and nearby communities who travel by bus or train face longer commute times than their counterparts in other medium-sized metropolitan areas in the U.S.
- Ohio planners eye various transit modes to ease congestion Updated: Jun-26-15 10:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Amid national discussion about how to avoid more traffic congestion, officials mapping out Ohio's transportation projects for the next few decades are considering how buses, bicycles and other modes of transit might fit with solo-driver commutes and the Midwestern mindset.
- Port Authority: $1 NJ Transit lease eyed for $875K Updated: Jun-25-15 4:35 pm
NEW YORK - Talk about a rent increase that would make even a New Yorker blanch.
- Union: Metro workers fear discipline for reporting problems Updated: Jun-24-15 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Employees of Washington's Metro transit agency have become more comfortable reporting safety lapses through a program that allows them to do so anonymously, but some are still reluctant to speak out because they fear retribution, a union leader said Wednesday.
- Latest on storm: New Jersey-Philadelphia trains back running Updated: Jun-24-15 1:56 pm
- Coalition slams Democrats over NJ Transit fare-hike proposal Updated: Jun-24-15 1:31 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - More than a dozen transportation and progressive advocacy groups are sharply criticizing the Democrat-led Legislature and calling on them to allocate more funding to NJ Transit so it can evade an expected fare increase.
- Don Horner reappointed to Honolulu rapid transit board Updated: Jun-24-15 9:04 am
HONOLULU - Retired bank executive Don Horner will return to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board of directors after being reappointed by Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
- Ex-transit chief gets year in prison for taking bribes Updated: Jun-23-15 8:58 pm
BALTIMORE - The former transit chief for Baltimore has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a $90,000 bribery scheme.
- Panel approves MBTA bill, Baker says more tools needed Updated: Jun-23-15 6:39 pm
BOSTON - A bill that would establish a financial control board to oversee the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority was given the green light Tuesday by a key legislative panel, but Gov. Charlie Baker signaled that the measure fell short of what he considered necessary to fix the troubled transit system.