RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Public Transportation

A collection of news and information related to Public Transportation published by this site and its partners.

Top Public Transportation Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Will low gas prices affect CTA ridership?

    Will low gas prices affect CTA ridership?
    It's not summer but Wendy Packard of Avondale has been taking road trips like the thermostat reads 80 degrees. Two weeks ago, Packard drove her 1999 Toyota Camry to Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Colts-Cincinnati Bengals playoff game. Last month, she...
  • Hogan's budget: The debate begins

    Hogan's budget: The debate begins
    For all his talk of strong medicine and ending a spree of overspending in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan's first budget, at least as he presented it, did not sound so drastic. At his first news conference since his inauguration, he said he increased...
  • Black ice remains a threat in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA A day after three people died in a series of pileups on icy interstates in the Philadelphia area, officials are warning motorists to drive carefully because of a new threat of black ice. Crews were out all night treating major thoroughfares,...
  • Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say

    Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say
    Since the start of the summer, gasoline prices in Los Angeles County have tumbled 40%, from more than $4 to $2.52, sparking gleeful social media posts and long lines at the cheapest gas stations. But the enthusiasm is tempered with concern from local...
  • Charges pending in CTA bus robbery

    Charges pending in CTA bus robbery
    Armed robbery charges are pending against a 20-year-old man suspected of robbing a CTA bus rider Wednesday and threatening to kill the bus' driver unless he helped him escape, Chicago police said. Police said the man was riding an eastbound No. 80-...
  • Malloy Proposes Widening I-84, Danbury Rail Extension

    Malloy Proposes Widening I-84, Danbury Rail Extension
    DANBURY — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy brought his pitch for a massive statewide transportation initiative to the city Thursday, saying 5 miles of I-84 need to be widened and the Metro-North branch should be extended to New Milford. The governor still...
  • MTA sued by riders with disabilities over paratransit access, reliability

    MTA sued by riders with disabilities over paratransit access, reliability
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Maryland Transit Administration on behalf of thousands of riders with disabilities, alleging the agency's federally mandated paratransit service is woefully unreliable and inaccessible. Users with...
  • Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked

    Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked
    All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on U.S. 50 West in...
  • City should rethink light rail

    City should rethink light rail
    In her letter, "Who is moving to Baltimore? Potential Red Line passengers" (Jan. 16), Nina Therese Kasniunas offers the right concept but the wrong location. In order to serve the demographic that is moving to the city, the only part of the Red Line...
  • Mayor: Use $9M in local funds for Blue Line stop fixes

    Mayor: Use $9M in local funds for Blue Line stop fixes
    Mayor Emanuel on Wednesday proposed using $9 million in local funds to pay for fixes at two Blue Line stations. The mayor proposed using $4 million in tax-increment financing to repair the Grand Blue Line stop in West Town and $5 million of similar...
  • Transportation Bills Include Texting Fines, Red Light Cameras

    Transportation Bills Include Texting Fines, Red Light Cameras
    One Connecticut legislator wants to require seat belts on new school buses, another would authorize red light camera enforcement, and a third would raise fines for texting while driving by $100 or more. A Litchfield County lawmaker wants to extend...