Commuter rail from Manchester to Boston would feature four New Hampshire stops and create 5,600 permanent jobs and 3,600 new residential units along the rail corridor by 2030, according to a study's preliminary findings out Thursday.
Citing popular demand, Sound Transit's governing board Thursday unanimously voted to seek a new sales tax, a new car-tab fee and/or a new property tax. Next, the agency will ask the Legislature for authorization before sending a proposal to the November...
Metropolitan Council Chairwoman Susan Haigh announced her resignation Wednesday, saying it has proved too time-consuming to juggle the demands of her work for the regional planning agency with her day job running Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.
Federal regulators who concluded that an engineer's sleep apnea caused a deadly train derailment in New York adopted several recommendations Wednesday for better screening of such disorders, including a call for improved physician training.
On the eve of the release of a major report on the potential of commuter rail in New Hampshire, former Manchester Mayor Bob Baines on Wednesday urged business leaders to lobby state leaders to back rail to help attract needed skilled workers.
Tuesday morning's commute from the North Side into downtown Chicago was triggered by separate fires, including a blaze in a building near the CTA's "L" tracks that disrupted Brown Line and Purple Line service and a CTA bus fire.
Long considered a good idea, getting BART to San Jose continues to be a struggle -- despite the generosity of South Bay voters, who have twice raised their sales taxes, and support from the tech industry.
At three days of public meetings this week, Triangle Transit planners are asking residents for help in making a few decisions about a planned 17-mile light rail-line from UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill to Duke University and downtown Durham.
Metro-North has a green light to hire contractors to install cameras and audio recorders in more than 2,000 locomotives and engineer cabs on trains in New York and Connecticut, but it will take as long as three years to get the job done.
Commuter groups across the country are pushing Congress to renew a tax credit for van pool passengers and mass transit riders, and the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council added its voice to the campaign on Monday.
A coalition of local governments and others has put half a million dollars toward a study of the roads between the two municipalities, aiming to improve safety and traffic flow at a half-dozen places where rail lines cross pavement.