- Low gas prices blamed for drop in Charlotte transit riders Updated: Sep-02-15 7:01 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The number of people using Charlotte's transit system has dropped and officials say that's because of lower gas prices.
- MBTA's repair backlog climbs above $7 billion Updated: Aug-31-15 5:14 pm
BOSTON - The cost of bringing Boston's transit system into overall sound working order has climbed again and is now estimated at more than $7.3 billion, transportation officials said Monday.
- Metro, county sue 3 firms over Silver Spring Transit Center Updated: Aug-29-15 12:52 pm
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Metro and Montgomery County have filed a $166 million lawsuit against contractors that designed, built and inspected the long-delayed Silver Spring Transit Center.
- Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T board Updated: Aug-29-15 10:10 am
BOSTON - Now comes the hard part for the new board overseeing the T.
- The No. 7 subway line due to open after years of delays Updated: Aug-28-15 6:40 am
NEW YORK - After years of delays, the newest station on the No. 7 subway line is scheduled to open next month.
- Bus riders to protest against possible RIPTA fare hikes Updated: Aug-27-15 11:17 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Bus riders are planning a rush-hour rally to protest possible fare hikes on the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority.
- Tucson bus strike leads to college deadline extension Updated: Aug-27-15 11:07 am
TUCSON, Arizona - Pima Community College is extending a fall registration deadline to accommodate students who may be affected by a Tucson bus strike.
- London Underground delays plans for 24-hour subway service Updated: Aug-27-15 7:19 am
LONDON - London Underground has delayed plans to start a 24-hour subway service on weekends, allowing more time for talks with unions demanding better pay and conditions.
- Malloy: Transit worker wrong to use fake ID on news website Updated: Aug-26-15 5:23 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday a Department of Transportation official was wrong to post comments on a website using a false identity to advocate for the $567 million Hartford-to-New Britain bus-only corridor.
- Hawaii County works toward ADA compliance in transit system Updated: Aug-26-15 2:57 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Hawaii County is making its transit system compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act as part of a lawsuit settlement.
- Phoenix mayor claims victory for transport plan, tax hike Updated: Aug-26-15 5:50 am
PHOENIX - Phoenix's mayor says a transportation plan that will include a sales tax increase has triumphed at the polls.
- US transportation agency gives $9.5M in job training grants Updated: Aug-25-15 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - With the nation investing billions to expand bus service and light rail lines, the U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday it is giving $9.5 million to programs that train workers for jobs in the transportation industry.
- Sound Transit weighs permits for park-and-ride customers Updated: Aug-25-15 5:41 am
SEATTLE - In hopes of keeping frequent riders from having to arrive at parking lots at dawn just to commute to work, Sound Transit is considering a permit system for parking lots.
- MARTA plans public hearings on route modifications Updated: Aug-24-15 4:05 am
ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta's transit system plans to hold a series of public hearings to gather input on proposed route modifications.
- Foreign coins from 6 continents show up in fare boxes Updated: Aug-23-15 6:14 am
EVERETT, Washington - Fiji showed up the other day.
- Passengers steer bus to safety after driver passes out Updated: Aug-22-15 1:28 am
PITT, Ohio - Authorities say passengers on a packed chartered bus have successfully steered the vehicle away from oncoming traffic in northern Ohio after the driver lost consciousness.
- Bus strike longest in recent history, stranding thousands Updated: Aug-21-15 9:01 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Thousands of bus riders in Tucson are still without steady public transportation as the longest strike in recent history continues.
- NJ Transit to get $71M in next round of Sandy relief funding Updated: Aug-21-15 5:16 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit is getting $71 million from the federal government to pay for rebuilding and replacing equipment damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
- Leftover train passes for pope's Philadelphia visit for sale Updated: Aug-21-15 10:32 am
PHILADELPHIA - Commuter train passes for Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia are being sold at select stations after an online lottery left about 20,000 unsold.
- 87-year-old man driving on train tracks struck and killed Updated: Aug-20-15 4:23 pm
EMERSON, New Jersey - An 87-year-old Pennsylvania man driving on New Jersey Transit railroad tracks was killed when his car was struck by a train Thursday, officials said.
- Lane Transit District works toward increasing payroll tax Updated: Aug-20-15 5:46 am
EUGENE, Oregon - The Lane Transit District is one step closer to increasing its payroll tax in 2016.
- Philadelphia transit chief retiring days after Pope's visit Updated: Aug-19-15 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The general manager of Philadelphia's transit system is retiring just days after Pope Francis comes to town.
- Transportation center opens to bus traffic in Dubuque Updated: Aug-19-15 12:32 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - A part of Dubuque's new $15.7 million Intermodal Transportation Center has opened to bus traffic, though work continues on a bus terminal and an accompanying parking garage.
- In Greece, red tape, typos add to Syrian refugees' ordeal Updated: Aug-19-15 9:16 am
IDOMENI, Greece - According to their Greek travel papers, the two young Syrian brothers are both 110 years old, born to different parents. The officials who processed them upon arrival were so overwhelmed by the crush of migrants entering Greece that they botched the paperwork.
- Man struck, killed by transit maintenance train Updated: Aug-17-15 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA - Transit authorities say a man was struck and killed by a maintenance train in suburban Philadelphia overnight.