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.
December 20, 2017, 10am PST
The Chicago Transit Authority Board voted unanimously to raise fares, despite shrinking ridership.
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.
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.
September 24, 2017, 9am PDT
Maglev trains are often touted for their performance in difficult conditions and their use of electric power.
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.
July 20, 2017, 8am PDT
From train cars to buses, a new study finds that buying American adds cost.
July 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Dallas rapid transit organization takes the rare step of bringing riders and transit advocates onto their board.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
December 2, 2016, 2pm PST
The Federal Railroad Administration will soon update regulations regarding U.S. trains, this could have major impact on the industry and train travel.
November 16, 2016, 10am PST
Boston residents got their first look earlier this week at the new trains that will grace the T tracks in 2019.
October 21, 2016, 9am PDT
An interview with a photographer about his unflattering pictures of train riders in Tokyo's crowded subway.
June 27, 2016, 10am PDT
Wired takes a tour of a Siemens factory in California tasked with the task of building the rolling stock for the forthcoming, privately-funded Brightline train line in Florida.
April 29, 2016, 9am PDT
Several decades ago, public transit was a distinctly low-quality way of getting around. Now, if we can believe TV and movies depicting the near future, all that has changed. Transit has become aspirational.
January 15, 2016, 9am PST
After documenting places like the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and the vertical walls of El Capitan in Yosemite, the Google Streetview team thought small for its latest project.