Topic : snowstorm delays

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Metra unveils winterization plans, customer communications

Rail| December 6, 2017

Through the use of GPS technology, the agency's communication specialists can monitor the position and timeliness of all trains in the system in real time and alert passengers in a variety of ways.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo says no major delays on mass transit despite powerful storm

Security and Safety | February 9, 2017

Some New York City subway lines were running with delays because of signal and switch troubles. The MTA said bus service was running with delays across all five boroughs and some had to be detoured because of icy roads.

Rail| January 13, 2016

Elevated train idea could solve Boston's winter transit woes

To increase passenger volume, cars would run above and below the lines, and to address those harsh Boston winters the tracks would be heated to prevent accumulation of ice and snow.

Rail| November 5, 2015

Keolis, MBTA to combat winter with 47-piece snow-fighting arsenal

The purchase of $8.6 million in snow-fighting equipment by the agency, includes 10 snow fighters, six speed swings, six wheel loaders and 25 tractors.

Rail| March 4, 2015

MBTA considers options to compensate riders for snow woes

One option included offering one week of free fares throughout the system ($6 million in lost revenue).

Management & Operations| February 17, 2015

MBTA offers $30 an hour to shovel snow

The transit system shut down completely on Sunday for the storm that dumped 16.2 inches of snow in the city, and rail and bus lines were operating on a limited schedule Monday.

Rail| January 8, 2014

Hundreds rescued after night on frozen Amtrak trains

More than 500 passengers were affected by the delay caused by engines being paralyzed when the trains hit a 12-foot snow drift Monday afternoon.
Rail| January 7, 2014

Arctic temperatures wreak havoc on Chicago rails

CTA, Metra and Amtrak commuters faced service delays on Monday due to record-breaking cold temperatures, which caused problems with switching systems, the agencies reported.
Bus| December 29, 2010

After snowstorm, N.Y. transit slowly returns to normalcy

Some rail and bus service returned on Tuesday, after the majority of the city’s transportation was ground to a halt on Monday. Officials said they expected more service to be back to normal by Wednesday.
Accessibility| December 29, 2010

NJ Transit restores normal service levels

As of Wednesday, bus and rail service began operating on a regular weekday schedule. A small percentage of routes are subject to truncations or detours as a result of local road conditions.

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