CTA to upgrade signs
CHICAGO — The Chicago Transit Authority plans to replace its old rail station signs with more updated, consistent and accurate versions. For the full story, click here.
NYC Transit squad on call to stop graffiti
NEW YORK — The Eagle Team, an anti-graffiti surveillance squad, began operating last fall in an effort to help police catch vandals tagging trains. For the full story, click here.
Sprinter train to connect San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The North County Transit District will introduce its new, 22-mile Sprinter route by mid-January. While the rail will connect with multiple bus lines, the project has been criticized for being late and costly. For the full story, click here.
China may add Japanese-style bullet trains
TOKYO — Beijing may acquire about 10 eight-car “shinkansen” trains for the 74 mile route between Beijing and Tianjin, scheduled to open before the Olympic Games in August. For the full story, click here.