| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs the Divvy bike-sharing program in Chicago and programs in other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
"I think it...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Erika Christensen approached a stranger, put her hand out in greeting and uttered the words that are music to many a man's ears.
"Are you single?"
It's a question that Christensen fears is rarely asked in these days of online dating as face-to-face...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan.
The city's transit authority has been...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The practice known as "manspreading" will likely be addressed by the CTA this spring — albeit indirectly and even as riders themselves differ on how much it bothers them.
In New York City, the nuisance on subways is apparently such a problem...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:51 PM
New York City police have apprehended a 34-year-old man who is a person of interest in the death of a man who was shoved into the path of a subway train Sunday.
Kevin Darden is a person of interest in the death of 61-year-old Bronx resident Wai Kuen...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Metro-North fares in Connecticut will rise by an average of 1 percent starting New Year's Day, a relatively small increase for passengers who've seen ticket prices climb by more than 5 percent a year starting in 2012.
The increases are part of a seven-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The CTA is betting riders will be nostalgic for the days before Ventra cards and bag checks at busy rail stations.
The agency last month introduced its "Heritage Collection" of T-shirts, coffee mugs and messenger bags with decades-old Chicago transit...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The bus was headed east on Sample Road. Traffic was light, but the road was wet from rain. Suddenly, passengers inside the Broward County Transit Route 34 bus started screaming.
A red Ford pickup was entering the roadway from a Florida Turnpike ramp. It...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge was closed last Friday night and reopened over the weekend after the cargo ship Rainbow Quest scraped the underside of the span. The allision did not cause any damage to the ship's mast tower or the bridge, but the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:34 AM
A long-awaited report on Metro-North's disastrous series of crashes makes 29 recommendations to improve safety, but gives no insight into specifically who was responsible.
The 50-page report released on Wednesday largely repeats the conclusion that...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:49 PM
HARTFORD — Connecticut State Police will increase their presence at Metro-North and Amtrak rail lines along with Bradley International Airport, but it is not in response to a specific credible threat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday....