East Coast transit systems shut down in wake of Hurricane Sandy

N.Y. MTA, NJ Transit and Maryland MTA all suspended service and track work for Monday. Agencies will assess system status and test critical infrastructure before making any decisions regarding the potential resumption of service.

Texas' DCTA ridership up 17% in 2012

The full implementation of the A-train, improved bus connectivity, and the addition of midday and expanded service on Friday and Saturday nights contributed to the 17% increase in 2012.

Cubic wins BART contract for expanded rail

The Clipper Card fare payment system will be used once the Warm Springs Extension opens in 2015.

Advocate: Detroit should focus on bus over rail

Neil Greenberg said Detroit’s M-1 rail project is more about real estate development than transit, and that improving the bus system is key to making transportation better in Detroit. He also presented his vision for transit in Southeast Michigan online.

TTC orders more subway studies

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.

APTA: Public transportation users save $9,934 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle

SEPTA lacks funds to replace aging rail fleet

Although ridership is at a 23-year high, SEPTA's budget is at a 15-year low, so it cannot replace the 231 Silverliner IVs which are 36 to 38 years old.

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