- NJ Transit: Engineer with DWI past not driving trains Updated: May-27-16 6:23 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit says an engineer who made headlines when a TV station revealed he had been driving trains while his motor vehicle license was suspended for repeated drunken driving is no longer driving locomotives.
- Metro oversight commission won't be subject to records law Updated: May-27-16 10:34 am
WASHINGTON - The new safety commission that will oversee the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority won't be subject to the public records laws of Virginia, Maryland or Washington.
- New plan speeds up light rail expansion project, raises cost Updated: May-27-16 5:58 am
SEATTLE - The regional Puget Sound transit agency's new version of a plan to expand light rail and other transit expedites the construction of several lines, but increases the project's cost by $4 billion.
- Governor signs executive order on Metro safety Updated: May-26-16 3:54 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is instructing state officials to help create a new safety commission and review all accidents related to the Washington area's struggling subway system.
- Metro: weekend work to rail riders over Memorial Day weekend Updated: May-26-16 3:52 am
WASHINGTON - Metro says weekend work will affect riders using the rail system over the Memorial Day holiday.
- Under bill, engineers can't operate trains if license pulled Updated: May-25-16 5:47 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A top state lawmaker said Wednesday he will push for a vote this week on legislation that would prevent engineers from operating trains if their driver's licenses are revoked or suspended for drunken driving violations.
- Delaware's beach bus to kick off its summer season on Friday Updated: May-25-16 9:57 am
REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware - The weekend express bus service that takes Delawareans to Rehoboth from New Castle and Kent counties is set to launch, marking the beginning of the Delaware Beaches summer tourism season.
- Boston transit system bans hoverboards, citing fire risk Updated: May-24-16 4:20 pm
BOSTON - Transit officials are telling passengers to keep their hoverboards at home.
- UTA reopens board's committee meetings to the public Updated: May-24-16 4:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Transit Authority has decided to reopen meetings of its board's subcommittees after the agency was criticized for closing them to the public.
- Blue Water Area Transit bus hub to be completed in July Updated: May-24-16 12:10 pm
PORT HURON, Michigan - Construction of a $9.8 million Blue Water Area Transit bus hub in Port Huron is nearing completion.
- Lincoln waste-to-fuel proposal could make gas for city buses Updated: May-23-16 11:58 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Lincoln public works staff members are working on a plan that would fuel many of the city's buses with compressed natural gas produced from waste collected from toilets and sinks across town.
- LA's Expo Line cleared after car lands on tracks Updated: May-23-16 11:18 am
LOS ANGELES - Metro officials say service has resumed on the newly expanded Expo Line after a car crashed through a fence and ended up blocking tracks in both directions near downtown Los Angeles.
- Slippery seats: Sloped transit center benches irk travelers Updated: May-23-16 10:32 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Some travelers aren't pleased with sloped metal benches that are designed to discourage loitering at a Lansing-area train and bus station.
- New NYC buses have Wi-Fi but no tech to avoid those on foot Updated: May-22-16 1:02 pm
NEW YORK - There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week.
- Transit agency settles excessive-force lawsuit with woman Updated: May-21-16 8:04 pm
OAKLAND, California - Bay Area Rapid Transit agreed to pay a San Francisco woman $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit alleging a transit officer broke bones in her face and left her bloody and unconscious.
- Portions of metropolitan Denver's light rail down for repair Updated: May-21-16 5:47 pm
DENVER - Portions of metropolitan Denver's light rail system are closed for maintenance this weekend.
- DC's Metro transit agency fires 20 managers Updated: May-21-16 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says it has fired 20 managers, including many from the agency's troubled subway operations.
- Metro releases revised schedule for yearlong repairs plan Updated: May-20-16 11:43 am
WASHINGTON - Metro has released a revised schedule for its yearlong maintenance plan after federal officials asked for changes to the original plan.
- Effort seeks to start Ann Arbor-Detroit commuter rail line Updated: May-20-16 8:12 am
DETROIT - The Regional Transit Authority board approved a plan to create a long-stalled commuter rail line that would link downtown Ann Arbor and downtown Detroit along lines used by Amtrak's passenger rail service.
- Metro-North Railroad in New York to resume normal service Updated: May-19-16 6:51 pm
NEW YORK - Metro-North Railroad said it was resuming normal service Friday after completing temporary repairs to a section of an elevated track in New York City that was damaged in a fire.
- The Latest: Railroad to resume normal service after fire Updated: May-19-16 6:29 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on Metro-North Railroad service in New York following a fire (all times local):
- Metra restarts work on extending service to Kendall County Updated: May-19-16 6:26 am
CHICAGO - Metra officials say they'll resume work on a possible extension of the suburban Chicago commuter rail service into Kendall County after getting support from local government leaders.
- Metro enacts speed restrictions on rail lines Updated: May-17-16 6:37 am
WASHINGTON - The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has imposed speed restrictions on trains in three zones to comply with a safety directive from the Federal Transit Administration.
- RIPTA closes $2 million funding gap projected last winter Updated: May-17-16 3:35 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Public Transit Agency says the transit authority has filled the estimated $2 million funding gap officials projected this past winter.
- NBA House: May be meeting point for ticketless Olympic fans Updated: May-17-16 12:39 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - For those fans who don't have Olympic tickets, or are around downtown Rio de Janeiro and don't want to trudge out to the Olympic Park in suburban Rio, the NBA is providing an alternative.