- DC transit officials temporarily suspend issue-oriented ads Updated: May-28-15 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Transit officials in Washington have voted to temporarily suspend all issue-oriented advertisements on the region's rail and bus system, a move that comes as the agency was asked to consider an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.
- Transit authority plans to spend $154 million on locomotives Updated: May-28-15 5:57 am
PHILADELPHIA - SEPTA plans to spend nearly $154 million for 18 new commuter locomotives in the authority's biggest railroad purchase in a decade.
- NYC approves skyscraper in exchange for transit hub work Updated: May-27-15 9:46 pm
NEW YORK - City officials cleared the way on Wednesday for construction of a new, 65-story Manhattan skyscraper after the developer made an unusual tradeoff: a promise to make sweeping upgrades to nearby Grand Central Terminal that would allow more rush-hour trains on the subway's busiest lines.
- Man on MTV's 'Catfish' accused of making fake threats in DC Updated: May-27-15 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON - A man once exposed on MTV's "Catfish" reality show about online scams was charged Wednesday with calling in fake threats against Metro stations, buses and trains in the nation's capital.
- Theft of copper cable causes major disruption on NYC subways Updated: May-27-15 1:39 pm
NEW YORK - Subway service was disrupted for hundreds of thousands of commuters Wednesday because of a massive theft of copper cable from train tracks, transit officials said.
- Renovated shelter to be Belle Isle pedicab, carriage stop Updated: May-27-15 8:33 am
DETROIT - A newly renovated, decades-old bus shelter is expected to serve as a stop for pedicabs and horse-and-carriage rides on Detroit's Belle Isle.
- Public hearing scheduled for Gov. Baker's MBTA overhaul bill Updated: May-24-15 11:43 am
BOSTON - A bill filed by Gov. Charlie Baker to overhaul the beleaguered Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is the subject of a second public hearing this week.
- Another patch put in place for highway and transit funding Updated: May-23-15 4:30 am
WASHINGTON - Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects.
- 4 hurt when Navajo Nation transit bus crashes near Gallup Updated: May-22-15 4:01 pm
GALLUP, New Mexico - Authorities say four people aboard a Navajo Nation transit bus have been injured after a head-on crash with another vehicle north of Gallup.
- Metro: residual delays after power problem affected 3 lines Updated: May-21-15 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Metro says riders using its trains should expect residual delays after a power problem affected three of its lines.
- Des Moines puts brakes on bus rapid transit program Updated: May-20-15 2:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A long-planned bus rapid transit program in Des Moines has been put on pause after city officials say they must prioritize the replacement and rehabilitation of eight aging bridges.
- More workers, cameras for NYC subway stations Updated: May-19-15 3:45 pm
NEW YORK - To address surging ridership and lengthening subway delays, New York City's transportation authority will put more workers and cameras on station platforms to help disperse crowds and speed up service.
- Kauai County buys new buses to replace older ones Updated: May-19-15 2:25 pm
LIHUE, Hawaii - Newer and more reliable transportation is coming to transit riders in Kauai County.
- Metro warns of delays after service put on hold in Bethesda Updated: May-19-15 7:29 am
BETHESDA, Maryland - Metro is warning of delays on the red line after service was temporarily suspended in Bethesda.
- Inspection of commercial buses increasing in W.Va. Updated: May-19-15 2:45 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Public Service Commission says it is increasing inspections of motor coaches, tour buses and other commercial passenger buses.
- Officials to mark construction of Burlington transit center Updated: May-18-15 5:05 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - State, federal and local officials are going to be marking the start of construction on a new transit center in downtown Burlington.
- Former transit board chairwoman named Chicago finance chief Updated: May-17-15 5:10 am
CHICAGO - The former head of the Chicago Transit Authority Board has been named Chicago's new chief financial officer.
- NJ Transit holding public session on fare increases Updated: May-16-15 11:19 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - The public is getting its first opportunity to weigh in on New Jersey Transit's proposed fare increases and service changes.
- Metro tests talking buses for pedestrian safety Updated: May-15-15 8:38 am
SEATTLE - For the next month, people will hear buses talking to them as part of an experiment launched by The King County Metro Transit to protect pedestrians.
- Discovery hinders Indianapolis transit center construction Updated: May-15-15 7:07 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Work has halted on part of a new downtown Indianapolis transit center after workers discovered an old building foundation several feet below ground.
- Rail service resumes between Philadelphia, Cherry Hill Updated: May-15-15 6:04 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit has resumed service on the Atlantic City Rail Line between Philadelphia and Cherry Hill.
- Fulop, Zimmer, Torres join protest of proposed transit hikes Updated: May-14-15 4:12 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Three northern New Jersey mayors have added their voices to protest planned fare increases by New Jersey Transit.
- Chicago Transit Authority preparing for state funding cuts Updated: May-14-15 4:11 am
CHICAGO - The Chicago Transit Authority is moving ahead with contingency plans to absorb the possible loss of $21 million in state subsidies that help pay for reduced fares and free rides to disabled passengers and some senior citizens.
- Series canceled, Mudcats return home after bus wreck Updated: May-13-15 12:28 pm
ZEBULON, North Carolina - The Carolina Mudcats' series at Myrtle Beach this week has been canceled after the team's bus wrecked on its way to South Carolina.
- Officials launch regional transit master planning process Updated: May-12-15 5:16 pm
DETROIT - Officials plan to reach out to the public during the development of a plan that's expected to help create a regional transportation system for the Detroit area.