- Effect of freight train derailment in DC extends to 2nd day Updated: May-03-16 2:35 am
WASHINGTON - Some commuters will have to find a different way into work for a second day as a result of a weekend freight train derailment in Washington.
- Columbus adds public shuttle between airport, downtown Updated: May-03-16 12:25 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Travelers flying in and out of Columbus now can take a public shuttle service between the airport and downtown.
- 2nd union rejects tentative agreement with NJ Transit Updated: May-01-16 2:56 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Members of a second rail union have rejected a tentative agreement with NJ Transit.
- Refugee baby Serbia Merkel in transit across Europe Updated: Apr-28-16 1:04 pm
KRNJACA, Serbia - She has wide brown eyes, rosy cheeks and thick black hair. Her name is Serbia Merkel al-Mustafa.
- Hudson-Bergen Light Rail resumes weekday service Updated: Apr-28-16 8:39 am
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Commuters who ride the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail are back on track.
- No. 5 subway line service in the Bronx has resumed Updated: Apr-27-16 6:11 am
NEW YORK - Transit officials say the No. 5 subway line has resumed service in the Bronx.
- Judge clears transit workers of most serious charges Updated: Apr-22-16 3:45 am
PITTSBURGH - Two transit workers accused of racing their buses have been acquitted of the most serious charges against them in a 2014 crash.
- As deficit looms, new NJ Transit director backs out of job Updated: Apr-21-16 12:36 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The man picked to lead New Jersey Transit decided he does not want the job, just days before he was scheduled to start running the nation's third-busiest commuter railroad amid a looming budget deficit.
- The Latest: Christie disappointed transit pick backed out Updated: Apr-21-16 12:34 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The Latest on New Jersey Transit's new director deciding he doesn't want the job. (all times local):
- MTA plan restores funding for Second Avenue subway extension Updated: Apr-21-16 6:37 am
NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved a capital plan that restores funding for the next phase of the Second Avenue subway line.
- Panama inks $2.6B financing deal with Japan for metro line Updated: Apr-20-16 7:32 pm
PANAMA CITY - Panama has signed a deal with Japan to secure $2.6 billion in financing for the construction of a third metro line in the Central American nation's capital.
- Vegas bus driver claims self-defense in shooting passenger Updated: Apr-19-16 5:01 pm
LAS VEGAS - A transit bus driver in Las Vegas claimed self-defense after he shot and wounded a passenger with whom he was arguing, according to a police report made public Tuesday.
- MBTA seeks to penalize Amtrak for weekend service delays Updated: Apr-19-16 9:16 am
BOSTON - Transit authorities are seeking to add language to an agreement that would allow the state to fine Amtrak for future service disruptions along Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority tracks.
- Inspectors: Metro must immediately fix new safety concerns Updated: Apr-19-16 7:51 am
WASHINGTON - Federal inspectors have highlighted more than 220 defects during an inspection of Washington's subway system, saying the concerns require Metro to take immediate action.
- Panama takes reservations for transit through expanded canal Updated: Apr-18-16 8:34 pm
PANAMA CITY - The Panama Canal is taking reservations for ships to transit its new locks starting June 27, the day after the inauguration of a $5.25 billion project to double the waterway's capacity, authorities said Monday.
- NYC to translate for disabled riders with limited English Updated: Apr-18-16 8:18 pm
NEW YORK - A federal judge has preliminarily approved an agreement requiring city transit officials to translate services for disabled riders who speak limited English, a civil rights advocacy group announced Monday.
- Amtrak will use bus line to restore service to Wichita Updated: Apr-18-16 4:34 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Amtrak has restored service to Wichita, although it will use buses rather than a train to connect with routes in Oklahoma City and Newton, officials announced Monday.
- Population rebounds around train stations in New Jersey Updated: Apr-16-16 11:20 am
PATERSON, New Jersey - When Kevin Eleby started commuting by train to New York City in 2001, the station in downtown Paterson was nearly empty. Every morning he climbed the stairs to the platform to wait alongside three other riders.
- Man stabbed to death on Long Beach commuter rail platform Updated: Apr-15-16 1:54 pm
LONG BEACH, California - A man stabbed another man to death on a commuter train platform in Long Beach early Friday, shutting down the station during the morning commute, authorities said.
- BART to fine 'seat hogs' on crowded mass transit system Updated: Apr-15-16 10:56 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Placing your bag on a seat on Bay Area Rapid Transit could land you with a fine as BART cracks down on so-called "seat hogs."
- New Orleans gets part of federal grant for ferry services Updated: Apr-15-16 7:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Regional Transit Authority in New Orleans is getting $5 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration to help improve passenger ferry services.
- In region choked by cars, LA mayor backs taxes for transit Updated: Apr-14-16 9:52 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged support Thursday for a $120 billion proposal to raise taxes to expand rail and highway development in the traffic-choked region.
- Congressman says DC subway system won't get federal bailout Updated: Apr-13-16 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The Washington area's struggling subway system won't get a federal bailout, House Republicans said Thursday as they blamed the Metro system's recent series of crises on poor management rather than a lack of funding.
- The Latest: Congressman says DC subway won't get bailout Updated: Apr-13-16 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on a hearing in Congress about the safety of Washington's subway system (all times local):
- Bombardier protests CTA rail car contract with Chinese firm Updated: Apr-13-16 6:49 am
CHICAGO - The company that lost a bid to supply Chicago with hundreds of new rapid transit rail cars is complaining the competition for the contract was rigged.