Uber investing $25K in U. of Md. student startups

Students at the university's "Startup Shell," a collaborative space and technology incubator, may compete in business competitions for potential investor grants from Uber. The...

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New Yorkers have longest workweek with commute, study says

The study found that lower-wage workers often endure the most brutal commutes, and the findings suggest a need for workplace policies that help to balance work and family life, in addition to better investment in our mass transit system.

App compares price, time, footprint for all L.A. commute options

Currently seeking beta testers, the app integrates real-time information from Metro, Foothill Transit, and Long Beach Transit, plus driving info, using Google Maps.

Alstom to develop zero-emission train

The new trains for Hermann-Hesse railway line will be completely emission-free. In times of increasing energy costs and higher level of pollution, the development of this technology is essential.

San Mateo County Transit District names Hartnett as new transit head

Jim Hartnett replaces Michael J. Scanlon, who is retiring after a distinguished career in the transit industry, which includes running the District for more than 15 years.

L.A. Metro taps Denver transit chief to lead agency

Phil Washington replaces Art Leahy, who announced in January that he would step down in April.

Record 10.8 billion trips taken on public transit in 2014

Annual public transit ridership, the highest number in 58 years, increased even when gas prices declined by 42.9 cents in the fourth quarter.

Ann Arbor transit selects 3 candidates for top post

The three finalists include Matt Carpenter, Andrew Johnson and Marty Sennett.

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