April 2, 2013
A light-hearted video shows two TTC executives acting out "offensive behaviors" such as talking loudly on cellphones and eating food, to help illustrate the faux initiative.
March 20, 2013
A construction worker on the Second Avenue project who was stuck in mud up to his waist in a 75-foot-deep tunnel was freed in a four-hour rescue that involved more than 100 emergency workers. The worker, who was conscious, was taken to a hospital.
February 6, 2013
Now, without the need to open a separate PDF file, you can zoom in to enlarge any part of the map and expose details for easy viewing.
December 18, 2012
A subway network under construction in Nanchang is in a sparsely populated area, and critics have called the project an extravagance.
November 29, 2012
The rapid-transit line would run underground along the city's second busiest travel corridor, which currently sees about 160,000 daily transit trips. Officials said the subway would be more efficient and less disruptive than streetcar service.
November 15, 2012
Transit officials said they restored limited service to the last of 10 branches of the Long Island Rail Road commuter line that suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy. They are still working to mitigate overcrowding and slower than normal commutes.
October 25, 2012
The board's decision reopens a debate on whether the city should be building subways or light rail transit, although officials claim the studies will have no impact on a transit agreement that will be voted on as early as next week.
October 2, 2012
To meet growing demand for public transit here, authorities plan to add 109 miles of subway track to the city’s underground network by 2015, and expand city bus lanes by 86 miles.
September 25, 2012
Created specifically for the subway environment, the unit is designed to be an easily recognizable communications tool for customers who need to either report an emergency or ask for travel directions.
September 11, 2012
Ridership, in its first year of service in 1972, totaled 15,000 trips per weekday. Last month, ridership reached 384,000 trips per weekday, the busiest in BART's history.
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