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2015/03/31 02:28
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EVERETT, Wash. -- Lesley Bapties was waiting at the Everett Station to catch a bus when she says someone approached her about drugs. "Stay away from over there," she warned. "I don't feel safe...
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2015/03/22 01:19
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Cars, trucks pedestrians and streetcars share the road along H Street as tests continue on the streetcar line Dec. 22, 2014 in Washington. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Broken pieces of rail...
2015/03/22 01:19
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The American Public Transportation Association gave the District a list of 18 items that need to be resolved before the streetcar line can open. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) There are “no...
2015/03/19 19:23
2015/03/19 19:23
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Commuters wait on the platform in Salem as an MBTA commuter rail train arrives in early March. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON In an effort to better understand the challenges — and headaches — faced by...
2015/03/18 22:58
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Americans may be all excited with the price of gasoline that started falling in price last year but 2014 also marked the best year for U.S. transit ridership in 58 years. The American Public...
2015/03/18 09:10
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WASHINGTON >> First, suburban Arlington, Virginia, abandoned long-laid plans last fall to build a streetcar line its leaders hoped would help revitalize a neglected corridor. Now, across the Potomac,...
2015/03/15 10:19
2015/03/15 10:19
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As CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, Michael Ford billed the agency for nearly $40,000 worth of taxpayer-funded meals over the last five years. Much of that was spent dining out...
2015/03/13 16:21
2015/03/13 16:21
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The fate of the streetcar, which has been undergoing testing on H Street NE, awaits a review by the new District administration. (Eva Russo/For The Washington Post) Leif A. Dormsjo, the new director...
2015/03/13 08:49
2015/03/13 08:49
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The folks at The American Public Transportation Association are impressed with San Joaquin County residents. They issued a report this week noting the Altamont Corridor Express ridership rose 15.66...
2015/03/12 23:20
2015/03/12 23:20
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The cars go back and forth, sometimes feigning to stop for passengers. But nobody gets on, and nobody gets off. It is political insanity. It reminds of the scenes of people who used to sally forth...
2015/03/11 19:43
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Americans took more than 10.8 billion trips on public transportation last year, the most in 58 years, according to figures released this week by The American Public Transportation Association. The...
2015/03/10 19:35
2015/03/10 19:35
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All aboard? Not in Pennsylvania. The state is bucking nationwide increases in public transit ridership, according to The American Public Transportation Association. The association's annual...
2015/03/10 11:23
2015/03/10 11:23
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A northbound MBTA commuter rail train leaves Lynn station last month. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON With increased rides on the subway, buses and the commuter rail, the MBTA had a record 400.8 million...
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2015/03/09 22:34
2015/03/09 22:34
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The city is considering whether the system can be fixed or should be scrapped. Today a team of outside transit experts began a review of the streetcar system's safety. "Right now it's premature to...
2015/03/09 21:23
2015/03/09 21:23
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A new report from The American Public Transportation Association shows mass transit ridership in New York and New Jersey is the highest it’s been in 58 years. The report comes as congress prepares to...
2015/03/09 14:38
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HOUSTON - Public transit use in the U.S. jumped to the highest yearly level since 1956 last year, shrugging off a plunge in gasoline prices. Ridership for the year was 10.8 billion, up 1 percent from...
2015/03/07 20:46
2015/03/07 20:46
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A new streetcar project that's already cost the District of Columbia $190 million may never open at all, according to the acting director of the District's Department of Transportation. Leif Dormsjo...
2015/03/07 00:20
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Streetcar project could be abandoned Leif Dormsjo, acting director of the District Department of Transportation, on Friday declined to promise that the city’s troubled streetcar line serving the H...
2015/03/02 08:21
2015/03/02 08:21
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Seattle tackles rich and poor divide with reduced ticket fare program based on residents' incomes ORCA (One Regional Card For All) Lift program provides discounted rate of $1.50 per trip for...
2015/03/01 23:51
2015/03/01 23:51
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As Federal Railroad Administration engineers investigate and study a recent train crash in Oxnard, California, they’ll be looking at what could be the first real-world collision using a new technology...
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