Trains

May 14, 2018, 11am PDT
Along with a scheme to simplify fares, Metra will roll out a one-day pass and a set of federally mandated safety updates.
The Chicago Tribune
May 10, 2018, 9am PDT
Buses are often the best tool for making a dynamic, equitable city, but they're in a period of decline that shouldn't be allowed to become a death spiral.
CityLab
May 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
Connecthings, a transit app for the blind, is undergoing a trial that will connect its information to the popular wayfinding App BlindSquare in an Austin trial.
Curbed
April 4, 2018, 5am PDT
Large-scale road and rail projects aim to facilitate travel from the south of Italy all the way up to Sweden and Finland.
The Economist
April 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Ridership declines mean falling revenues for transit agencies, and could be the beginning of a cycle of service cuts and fare increases leading to yet more ridership declines.
The Washington Post
April 3, 2018, 5am PDT
At the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago, Jarrett Walker cautioned the tech world to keep four key transportation problems in mind.
Forbes
March 9, 2018, 12pm PST
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red-Purple Bypass Project will add an additional track to speed up trains passing through the Belmont Station. The project requires the demolition of several neighborhood buildings.
Chicago Tribune
December 20, 2017, 10am PST
The Chicago Transit Authority Board voted unanimously to raise fares, despite shrinking ridership.
Chicago Tribune
December 1, 2017, 1pm PST
After years of ridership growth, New York subways have seen a decline in passengers. Some see service failures as a reason for the slip.
The New York Times
September 28, 2017, 6am PDT
Ninety years after its initial proposal, the South Shore Line is finally getting a double track to speed up trains and add capacity.
Chicago Tribune
September 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Maglev trains are often touted for their performance in difficult conditions and their use of electric power.
En.People.Cn
July 23, 2017, 11am PDT
Chicago's Metra has the resources to create frequent transit for a large swath of the South Side. Instead, their plan supports only the most fortunate along that train line.
South Side Weekly
July 20, 2017, 8am PDT
From train cars to buses, a new study finds that buying American adds cost.
The Hill
July 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Dallas rapid transit organization takes the rare step of bringing riders and transit advocates onto their board.
The Dallas Morning News
June 22, 2017, 11am PDT
South Korea's capital enjoys better stations and more complete coverage from a train system that gets less of its money from government subsidies and charges lower fares.
Mic
June 9, 2017, 8am PDT
The 'L' train has survived calls to be disbanded and a tumultuous century and a quarter to become a, sometimes unreliable, city icon.
Chicago Tribune
May 31, 2017, 9am PDT
Air fresheners have bene installed on D.C.'s Green Line, an attempt to improve riders' satisfaction with cleanliness. Despite some mixed reactions, perceptions of cleanliness are rising.
The Washington Post
March 27, 2017, 12pm PDT
To replace its existing, Italian-manufactured subway rolling stock, Los Angeles County Metro is turning to China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC).
The Source
March 14, 2017, 8am PDT
New York trouble adds subversive quotes to the "If You See Something Say Something" signs in the New York Subway.
Hyperallergic
January 26, 2017, 10am PST
This March, London will start six months of digging for a two-stop extension of the city's underground train system.
The Evening Standard