New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that it will be shutting down L train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn to conduct tunnel repairs for a year and a half, starting in January 2019.
's time to overturn the Obama administration's vision of investing in public transit options for densely populated urban areas and apply that revenue to projects that would expand the nation's roads and bridges, Donald Trump's Republican Party proposed.
It may not feel like it to those sitting bumper-to-bumper every morning, searching Google Maps for an opening or tuning into talk radio for any sign of relief, but on portions of the Capital Beltway in Maryland, traffic has improved in recent years.
“It’s an enormous problem. About half a million people are killed or injured in accidents attributed to texting and driving." said Robert Puentes, president and chief executive of the Eno Center for Transportation.
Uber probably doesn’t pose a huge short-term threat to public transportation, said Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation. “The relationship is more symbiotic than adversarial,” Puentes said.
It may be surprising for Metro riders to hear, but a new report set to be released today indicates the WMATA system sees the second-fewest number of collisions, derailments, and fires per one billion passenger trips among the six biggest transit agencies in the U.S. The report is set to be detailed during today’s meeting of WMATA’s Board of Directors.
The largest infrastructure project ever built in the Washington region was more than a year late and more than $100 million over budget. But on July 26, 2014, all of that was forgotten. As the first Silver Line train pulled out of Wiehle-Reston East station, there were cheers and smiles.