NEW YORK (AP) — For the New York area’s public transit providers, 2020 was a year of existential challenges as the coronavirus pandemic caused ridership and revenues to crater, took the lives of...
BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Thailand staged a fourth straight day of high-profile protests in the capital on Saturday, thwarting efforts by the authorities to stop them, including a...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Unions representing New York transit workers are demanding swift access to protective gear, better enforcement of mask-wearing and increased service as more businesses and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight...
Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access downtown, calls in National Guard help after demonstrations turn violent
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access downtown, calls in National Guard help after demonstrations turn violent.
London’s transit operator declines to renew Uber’s license to operate in the British capital, citing safety breaches.
LONDON (AP) — London’s transit operator declines to renew Uber’s license to operate in the British capital, citing safety breaches.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Mass transit systems around Maine will receive more than $3.2 million from the federal government to improve service.
California transit chief says man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay Area commuter train during fight
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — California transit chief says man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay Area commuter train during fight.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show that leader Kim Jong Un is raising...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Delays and cancellations were two words that tried the patience of commuters in New Jersey as the state's mass transit systems wrestled with a series of challenges in 2018.
Gamblers could risk their fortunes legally betting on sports after the state won a U.S. Supreme Court case in May.
The state's political landscape turned bluer as Democrat Phil Murphy became governor and Democrats won all but one of the state's House seats during the midterm elections.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital city is receiving a $1 million federal grant to improve a bus line.
The Federal Transit Administration announced grants Tuesday to several U.S. communities that are developing new mass transit systems, or expanding ones already in place.
Jackson is receiving money to reshape development along a bus system running from the Fondren neighborhood through downtown and to Jackson State University.
KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit has made enough progress on installing a federally mandated emergency braking system to meet a year-end deadline, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday.
At a news conference at NJ Transit's maintenance yard, the Democratic governor said the transit agency has made enough progress on outfitting locomotives, cab cars and tracks with positive train control to qualify for a two-year extension.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Officials of a North Carolina light-rail transit project have dropped a consultant who pleaded guilty in September to a fraud charge linked to his work as chief executive of an Arizona mass transit system.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina light-rail transit project is using a consultant who pleaded guilty in September to a fraud charge linked to his work as chief executive of an Arizona mass transit system.
PHOENIX (AP) — The former chief executive of metro Phoenix's mass transit system was sentenced Tuesday to two years of unsupervised probation and fined $6,000 for falsely claiming personal expenses as business costs.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of former Valley Metro chief executive Stephen Banta for his fraud conviction (all times local):
The former chief executive of metro Phoenix's mass transit system was sentenced two years of probation and was fined $6,000 for his fraud conviction for falsely claiming personal expenses as business costs.
PHOENIX (AP) — The former chief executive of metro Phoenix's mass transit system pleaded guilty Monday to a fraud charge for falsely claiming personal expenses for him and his wife as business costs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a plan to pay for a $5.4 billion mass transit system that called for a new light rail system, expanded bus routes and the building of a downtown underground tunnel.
Unofficial vote totals show the measure being defeated by nearly 30 percentage points.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it has moved extra officers, bomb-detection dogs and heavy weapons teams into the city's transit system as a precaution following the London subway bombing.
Department spokesman J. Peter Donald said Friday that the NYPD is monitoring intelligence through a joint terrorism task force.
Commissioner James O'Neill says there have been no direct threats to New York City, but people should always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another derailment. And another round of finger-pointing on who is to blame for problems with New York City's troubled transit system.
On Friday, a "B'' train derailed near the end of the line in Brooklyn, causing no major injuries but briefly gumming up a subway system that has seen its share of horror shows lately.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Nonprofit groups in Brunswick are surveying workers about whether they would benefit from starting a public transportation system in the coastal Georgia city.
The Brunswick News reports (http://bit.ly/2pKrGLD ) a coalition of groups pushing to bring mass transit to the city is circulating a survey among local business owners and employers, asking them to give copies to their workers.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Officials in Madison County want to study plans for a mass transit system that would run into Indianapolis.
The (Anderson) Herald Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/2jLvJIc ) that the study is part of a long-range transportation plan by the Madison County Council of Governments.
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the agency that runs New York City's transit system announced his retirement Monday, a day after a long-awaited new subway line opened.
Thomas Prendergast, the chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will retire early this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Central Oregon governments want lawmakers to allow requests for property tax increases that would fund the area's mass transit system.
The Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/2fGcYlt) state law stipulates that the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council cannot ask cities and voters to approve higher property taxes for the transit service covering three counties.
Funding so far has come from a combination of sources.