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New York's MTA Responds to First Snowfall of 2022
[Photos] Tour NY MTA's next-generation subway cars

[Photos] Tour NY MTA's next-generation subway cars

The MTA Board recently approved the purchase of 535 state-of-the-art, next-generation R211 subway cars. Prior to the approval, NYC Transit presented prototypes of the new cars at 34 Street -Hudson Yards to seek customer feedback, as well as introduce the future of the New York City subway to the public.

January 25, 2018

[Photos] BusCon 2017 Session, Show Floor Highlights

[Photos] BusCon 2017 Session, Show Floor Highlights

How connected and autonomous technology will impact the transportation industry, the usage of alternative fuels and electric vehicles, and transit maintenance training and best practices were just some of the highlights of BusCon 2017, which was held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Sept. 11 to 13. BusCon 2018 returns to Indianapolis Oct. 1 to 3.

September 20, 2017

[Photos] MARTA's $1.2 million mobile command vehicle
[Photos] Fla.'s JTA intensifies cleaning efforts amid coronavirus pandemic
[Photos] Chicago Transit Authority courtesy campaign features common customer complaints

[Photos] Chicago Transit Authority courtesy campaign features common customer complaints

Chicago Transit Authority launched its new courtesy campaign May 2015, which aims to encourage riders to be considerate of other riders. The campaign, featuring a series of messages to be placed on buses and trains, reflects some of the most commonly heard complaints from riders about the behaviors of fellow public transit passengers.

May 27, 2015

Photos: New York City Transit F Train Derailment
[Photos] Rio de Janeiro: Building up transport infrastructure for Olympic Games
[Photos] Tour DART's LEED Platinum-certified Central Station

[Photos] Tour DART's LEED Platinum-certified Central Station

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's LEED Platinum-certified Central Station in downtown Des Moines is the primary transfer location betweeen routes and includes the Customer Service Department and Administrative Offices. The station, which opened in November 2012 features many amenities including climate-controlled waiting areas, covered loading platforms, a bicycle storage room and Java Joe’s CoffeeHouse.

July 30, 2015

[Photos] cTrain Elevated Mass Transit Concept

[Photos] cTrain Elevated Mass Transit Concept

The C-train concept, developed by Jacob Innovations, is an automated mass transit mode of elevated lightweight trains with seating room only. The design eliminates need for depots - via capability to travel on upper and lower wheels by switching vertically between tracks and be stored vertically above the tracks. The cTrain system can be built quickly and cheaply with exiting technologies.

January 22, 2016

[Photos] Hyperloop One: Vision for Dubai Transport

[Photos] Hyperloop One: Vision for Dubai Transport

Hyperloop One unveiled an original concept for autonomous transportation in the UAE, including designs for the world’s first Hyperloop One Portals (the equivalent of a station or airport) and Hyperloop One Pods that can take passengers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes, compared to a two-hour drive.

November 9, 2016

[Photos] The Montreal Metro Project: Chris Forsyth

[Photos] The Montreal Metro Project: Chris Forsyth

Montreal-based architecture photographer, Chris Forsyth developed a photo series covering the often overlooked art and architecture of Montreal’s internationally renowned metro system. His objective is to show people that beautiful architecture, art, and design is accessible and present in all spaces.

January 20, 2016

[Photos] First Look at Second Avenue Subway's 96th St. Station

[Photos] First Look at Second Avenue Subway's 96th St. Station

Features of the new 96th St. station for NYC's Second Avenue Subway, unveiled on Dec. 22, 2016, include access for the disabled, climate control to maximize customer comfort, modern computerized signage, and column-free construction for an open, airy atmosphere. The station spans three city blocks at 1,591 feet long and 57 feet wide, and was built with high-ceiling and column-free design to create an airy sense of openness.

December 28, 2016

[Photos] Artwork from New York City's Second Avenue Subway

[Photos] Artwork from New York City's Second Avenue Subway

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled on December 19, 2016, the largest permanent public art installation in New York State history in conjunction with the grand opening of Phase I of the Second Avenue Subway, which marks the city’s first major expansion project in more than 50 years. The "underground museum" features works by various artists, including large-scale portraits by Chuck Close of cultural figures such as Philip Glass, Lou Reed, Kara Walker and Cindy Sherman.

December 20, 2016

[Photos]  U. of Michigan automated car testing site

[Photos] U. of Michigan automated car testing site

Mcity is the world's first full-scale simulated urban environment designed expressly for testing the performance and safety of connected, automated, and autonomous vehicles under controlled and realistic road conditions. It is a 32-acre outdoor laboratory for advanced mobility systems that includes network of roads with intersections, traffic signs and signals, streetlights, building facades, sidewalks and construction obstacles.

July 21, 2015

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