- Experts: Cash infusion helps NY transit but isn't cure-all Updated: Oct-12-15 10:05 pm
NEW YORK - A $29 billion infusion into the city's transportation network will go mostly to provide long-overdue repairs and upgrades, transit experts said, leaving the nation's largest city lagging behind modern systems around the world.
- Metro Transit bus driver accused of soliciting teen Updated: Oct-11-15 12:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - A Metro Transit bus driver is accused of refusing to let a teenage girl off the bus and demanding that she perform a sex act on him.
- NYC, state reach deal on mass transit capital funding Updated: Oct-10-15 8:09 pm
NEW YORK - A deal has finally been struck to fund the New York City region's mass transit capital spending program, ensuring that vitally needed infrastructure upgrades - including repairs to damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy - will be underwritten for the next five years.
- T closes Red Line branch for winter preparations Updated: Oct-10-15 12:00 pm
BOSTON - Winter is fast approaching and transit officials are working against the calendar to prevent a repeat of last winter's crippling breakdowns on the T.
- Bus-only corridor to shift schedule for Hartford Marathon Updated: Oct-10-15 4:01 am
NEWINGTON, Connecticut - The Connecticut Department of Transportation is encouraging Hartford Marathon runners and spectators to use the bus-only corridor.
- Federal agency to supervise Metro safety Updated: Oct-09-15 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON - The Department of Transportation says Washington's subway system will be under direct federal supervision because of safety lapses.
- Transit official pleads guilty in 'ghost rider' scandal Updated: Oct-09-15 2:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania transit official has been spared jail time after admitting he had bus drivers inflate ridership figures to boost state funding.
- MARTA police offer safety service to protect fearful patrons Updated: Oct-09-15 4:05 am
ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's transit system is launching a service to ensure patrons get home safely.
- Greek town glimpses mass transit future: driverless buses Updated: Oct-08-15 9:34 am
TRIKALA, Greece - There'll be no arguing with the driver on this bus: the rides are free and there's no driver anyway.
- Metro warns of blue and yellow line delays Updated: Oct-06-15 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Metro is warning customers planning to travel on the yellow and blue rail lines that their evening commute may be longer than expected.
- Metro says it will close 3 stations this weekend Updated: Oct-06-15 4:15 am
WASHINGTON - Metro says three of its rail stations will be closed this weekend for work.
- Obama withdraws nomination of ex-MBTA head to transit board Updated: Oct-06-15 1:56 am
BOSTON - President Barack Obama has withdrawn the nomination of Boston's former public transit head to the National Transportation Safety Board.
- Planners explore I-89 bus route in New Hampshire Updated: Oct-05-15 3:46 pm
LEBANON, New Hampshire - Planners in New Hampshire are exploring the possibility of establishing commuter bus service along Interstate 89 from New London to Lebanon and Hanover.
- Phoenix bus operators to vote on contract next week Updated: Oct-02-15 6:11 am
PHOENIX - City of Phoenix officials say the union that represents area bus operators will vote on a final contract offer next week.
- Road closures to affect Phoenix metro area Updated: Oct-01-15 10:23 pm
PHOENIX - Several road projects this weekend may lengthen the commute of Valley area drivers.
- Union vote opens door for Phoenix transit strike Updated: Oct-01-15 1:57 pm
PHOENIX - Unionized bus drivers are considering a strike as they review a final contract offer.
- Utah Transit Authority sets ridership record Updated: Oct-01-15 1:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Public transportation ridership set a new all-time record for the Utah Transit Authority.
- Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority adds Wi-Fi Updated: Oct-01-15 4:01 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority wants to get more people riding the bus, so the agency is adding WiFi on area buses.
- New Jersey Transit fare hike takes effect Updated: Sep-30-15 11:03 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit bus and rail fares on Thursday will increase by about 9 percent, marking the fifth increase for commuters since 2002.
- Metro making further changes at station affected by fire Updated: Sep-29-15 3:15 am
WASHINGTON - Metro is making some service changes to try to minimize lingering problems from a fire at a power substation last week.
- Operating costs of bus-only corridor rises on larger routes Updated: Sep-28-15 4:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The annual cost to operate Connecticut's bus-only system is rising as transit planners build out the route beyond its Hartford-to-New Britain corridor.
- Blue Water Area Transit bus hub to be completed this fall Updated: Sep-28-15 7:11 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - Construction of a new $9.8 million Blue Water Area Transit bus hub in Port Huron is scheduled to be completed this fall.
- Lawmakers seek ideas for improving safety of Aurora Bridge Updated: Sep-27-15 8:59 pm
SEATTLE - State lawmakers are asking transportation officials how to improve safety on Seattle's Aurora Bridge, where a crash between an amphibious Ride the Ducks vehicle and a charter bus Thursday killed five people and injured dozens.
- NJ commute focus turning to return from pope visit Updated: Sep-27-15 3:09 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - The transportation focus in New Jersey for Pope Francis' final day in Philadelphia will soon turn to getting back home. The pontiff was due to celebrate a large open air mass on Benjamin Franklin Parkway that will be attended by hundreds of thousands of people. Here's a quick guide:
- Penalty increased for forcible touching on NY mass transit Updated: Sep-26-15 3:38 pm
NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that increases the penalty for forcible touching on New York's mass transit systems.