May 8, 2013
Center for Neighborhood Technology recommends creating transit-oriented development zones, preserving affordable housing, matching jobs and transit, and providing alternatives to car ownership.
May 1, 2013
The monitors, now located in several stations, display arrival and departure times for the next three trains and show which line they serve. The monitors will eventually be installed in all 23 Metrorail stations.
April 3, 2013
While tourists like the idea of being able to use a streetcar to get around, some area businesses have reported declining numbers since street parking has been reduced.
February 20, 2013
Gov. Peter Shumlin and Quebec Premier Pauline Marois are working together to improve rail connections between Montreal and the U.S. border. Improvements could potentially shorten trips between Montreal and New York by one hour. Pre-clearance by customs remains a challenge.
February 7, 2013
The U.S. DOT’s National Household Travel Survey found that people who walked to public transit in large urban areas with a rail system were 72% more likely to transit walk 30 minutes or more per day than were those without a rail system.
January 29, 2013
Critics of Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise $200 million per year for new bus and passenger rail services fear that the east metro will not receive an equal share of the money.
January 16, 2013
As part of a $13 billion, statewide capital plan over the next decade, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board agreed to renew passenger rail service from Boston to Cape Cod with close to $27 million in funds.
Additional trains on the North Jersey Coast Line restored service levels into New York to 100%. Systemwide, the agency’s rail division reached 94% of its pre-Sandy service level, operating 658 of the 700 weekday trains scheduled prior to the storm.
January 7, 2013
Forty-three percent of those surveyed rely on some form of commuter option other than driving alone as either their primary or secondary mode of transportation.
November 21, 2012
Includes the restoration of service along the North Jersey Coast Line, which suffered the brunt of the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy.
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