Just two months before next week's midterm elections, the Obama administration in September awarded the biggest share of almost $600 million in economic stimulus-based transportation grants to projects in districts with a Democratic congressman even...
An old strip center coincidentally named "Broward Station" was knocked down Wednesday, marking the start of construction of what will become a sleek new downtown Fort Lauderdale station for All Aboard Florida.
Two CTA buses powered exclusively by batteries entered service Wednesday in a $2.5 million electric bus experiment that transit officials expect will be good for the environment, public health and the agency's bottom line over the long run.
Two new special fare programs on Milwaukee County Transit buses -- including a pass that would allow seniors and those with disabilities to ride free -- would begin in April, under a proposal recommended Wednesday by a Milwaukee County Board committee.
The Coast RTA board of directors voted Wednesday to expand its membership to 11 to include more Horry County-appointed members, a move that should give the county more control of the transit, but not as much as one councilman wanted.
Construction should begin before the end of the year in Detroit's New Center neighborhood on the approximately $7 million technical center and maintenance facility for the M-1 Rail, according to James Canning, a spokesman for the streetcar project.
Citi Bike will expand into Brooklyn, Queens and parts of Manhattan after officials reached a long-awaited rescue plan that includes a $30 million infusion, a higher membership fee and putting operations in the hands of a former MTA chief.
Metro Transit will start testing a plan this December to replace the region's ubiquitous "Bus Stop" signs with new placards featuring route information, bus frequencies, maps and directions to access real-time arrival data.
A completed high-speed rail corridor between Chicago and Detroit could boost round-trip passenger train service between the two cities from the current three daily trips to 10 by 2035 at speeds of 110 m.p.h., according to preliminary planning on the...
Oct. 28--Walker County doesn't appear to be among the finalists as part of the pathway for a Dallas-Houston high-speed rail, but Texas Central Railway representatives want to hear from citizens regardless.
TCR officials will have an open house...
Seven projects in Allegheny County are among 86 in the state that will benefit from a multimodal fund that was created in the transportation bill that the Legislature and Gov. Tom Corbett approved last year.
Pittsburgh City Council today passed a retirement plan of sorts for old police dogs, approved funding for an anti-crime initiative and an overhaul of police hiring procedures and endorsed a study for economic development in Uptown.
There is a push by some Chicagoans to institute bus rapid transit--express bus service that allows buses to act like trains by giving buses priority over cars on roads--on Lake Shore Drive on the North Side.
Louisiana lawmakers want to change their constitution to allow for the creation of a state infrastructure bank. Maryland and Wisconsin legislators, meanwhile, want to seal off transportation money from being used for other purposes.
VIA Metropolitan Transit trustees on Tuesday seemed encouraged by a proposal for a downtown shuttle to move passengers between restaurants and arts venues, but they stopped short of approving a three-month pilot program.
County officials from across the Twin Cities area say St. Paul is taking too big of a bite out of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control Commission for street improvements made during construction of the Green Line light rail.