Someone recently described me as “the Lewis Black of transportation:” angry, cynical and sarcastic. That’s high praise, in my view.
If you’re one of the 3 million Americans who flew on Sunday, congratulations. That’s a new one-day record, according to the TSA. But that’s nothing compared to the 5.7 million New Yorkers who take the subway, bus or commuter rail each day in NYC.
This week the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced nine pilot projects to bring microtransit to communities from Stamford to Mystic, from Hartford to New Haven.
In 2019 Metro-North got $23 million in funding for onboard Wi-Fi. Commuters still don’t have it.
As a young man I wanted to become a civil engineer and design the railroads of the future. So I went to one of the nation’s best engineering schools, Lehigh University, only to find out in my freshman year that I’d need calculus, physics and chemistry. So I ran quickly to the Arts College and […]
It’s time to consider what will happen when (not if) gasoline hits $10 a gallon. These are my hypotheses. They haven’t happened — but might.
Keep watching for the Laser Train as it blasts its way through the fall, keeping you on-time and safe during your travels.
Dozens of rail passengers spoke at recent public hearings on CDOT’s planned service cuts and fare hikes, explaining how policy decisions will impact the lives of real people
The railroad world is abuzz with the opening of the new Brightline high speed rail service to Orlando. But how does it compare to Metro-North?
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is proposing a cut in train and bus service while also raising fares… just as I predicted months ago.
About a quarter of the people attempting to complete the Appalachian Trail actually finish it. Diana Jackson is one.
So much news, so little time, even for a self-avowed news junkie like me to try to put the puzzle pieces together.
Now that many cities are in the market for new subways, trolleys and commuter trains, there are only overseas firms to turn to.
More than 70% of the cargo from the Panama Canal is headed for the U.S. Water shortages in the canal will mean more expensive imports.
Part-time commuting just got more expensive. The MTA is ending the 20-trip ticket discount as of Sunday.