The lawsuit by Vaguely Qualified Productions LLC is a challenge to a new MTA policy banning ads of a political nature from its buses and subways.
Last week, the LTD Board met with invited community members to discuss and hone the characteristics they want to see in the next GM, which they expect to pick in October.
In a recent poll, 59% said they would support a second Transbay Tube to help ease BART’s overcrowding, even though the price would be high. The poll did not offer cost...
Major companies including Adobe, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Overstock.com and Workday have made office location decisions based, in part, by proximity to the TRAX and FrontRunner...
About 50% of those surveyed said listening to somebody talk on their cellphone is the most annoying behavior on public transportation, followed by people who won't give up their...
CarFreeAtoZ plans trips in a manner similar to Google Maps or Mapquest, but it combines different transit options, such as walking, using the Metro and biking.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2016 the FRA will begin imposing penalties on railroads that have not fully implemented the safety technology. Railroads that fail to meet the deadline face potential fines of up to $25,000 per day.
The “Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act,” which was unanimously approved by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, would authorize Amtrak for the next four years at an average $1.65 billion a year. Additionally, $570 million in total grant funding would be made available every year.
Over the past several months Sound Transit contractors have installed and tested new power, safety, train control and communications systems in most of the 3.1 miles of tunnels between Westlake Station in downtown Seattle and the University of Washington.
Following approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Metrolink began operating PTC RSD on the last of Metrolink's hosted rail system on June 14. RSD simply means trains in revenue service or in Metrolink's case, with passengers on board.
Aging track ties and instability in the track bed, or ballast, that force operators to apply the brakes to proceed safely is partly to blame in addition to a $150 million budget gap that would bring the rail system to a state of good repair.
The report argues that the city should be pushing for the “gold standard” of BRT. That would include a control station that monitors buses and ensures they come at well-spaced intervals and enclosed stops that shelter customers.
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