User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Rail
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New York’s broken transit system is barrier to achieving ambitious climate goals 19.10.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New York’s broken transit system is barrier to achieving ambitious climate goals
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Philadelphia expected the Rail Park to generate new development. Instead, we might get a self-storage facility. | Inga Saffron 18.10.2018 News
And now the city is suing its own Zoning Board over the decision.
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PATCO is closing all Philly stations today except 8th & Market 16.10.2018 News
Train service will be down at most Philadelphia stations through rush hour.
GOP's Johnson has seesawed between political highs and lows 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Jeff Johnson's political career has taken him from the state Capitol to the Hennepin County Board, and now the Republican candidate has his eye on the state's top job.
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SEPTA police, fire department save man after suicide attempt in Center City subway tunnel 5.10.2018 News
Man, 35, ran into tunnel between 5th and 8th Streets after police stop for alleged fare evasion.
Twin Cities Marathon 2018: Everything you need to know 5.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here's your guide to street closures, weekend events, fast facts and do's and don'ts for Sunday's Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
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SEPTA's digital fare card hurts the city's poor, advocate says 29.9.2018 News
"From the beginning of the ride, the current system seems to put those unbanked and without credit cards at a disadvantage," said Lance Haver, policy director for Saving Our Safety Net.
PATCO's Franklin Square station reboot could be right on time | Kevin Riordan 28.9.2018 News
Franklin Square, a "ghost" station on the PATCO Speedline for nearly 40 years, will reopen by 2022 under a $26 million project. The station has opened and closed at least three times since the 1930s.
Metro Transit police chief: Crimes reported on transit down 27.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Metro Transit police chief said serious crimes reported to police on buses and trains and around public transit stations are down.
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Seven-year-old who died after fall from SEPTA train remembered for entrepreneurial spirit 25.9.2018 News
For Aden Devlin, a 7-year-old who slipped while walking between subway cars, selling candy was his hustle.
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Need New Ideas to Advance Public Transport? Look to Vienna 24.9.2018 THE CITY FIX
European cities by and large have a sterling reputation when it comes to walkability and public transportation. Recent data compiled by Ralph Buheler, John Pucher and Alan Althauser in the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation show that between 1989 and ...
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Boy, 7, dies in fall from Broad Street Line in North Philly 24.9.2018 News
The boy slipped between cars on the Broad Street Line near the North Philadelphia station at Glenwood Avenue, authorities said.
Man seen shaving on train in viral video says don't judge 18.9.2018 News
NEW YORK (AP) - A man who was mocked online after he was recorded shaving at his seat on a commuter train headed out of New York City said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter.
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SEPTA's new fare card expands to more Regional Rail stops 15.9.2018 News
The introduction of SEPTA's smart fare cards on Regional Rail takes another step forward.
Dilworth Park's new public sculpture is made of mist and light 13.9.2018 News
Four years after Dilworth Park reopened, the space finally has its public art.
NYC subway station reopens 17 years after it was destroyed during Sept. 11 attacks 10.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The newly reconstructed WTC Cortlandt station opened on Saturday, just three days before the anniversary of the attack.
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Can SEPTA really get a celebrity to voice announcements? 8.9.2018 News
Could your favorite Philadelphia celebrities be joining you on your ride home?
New York Can Earn the Money to Pay for Better Subways 1.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Public agencies are sitting on enormous real-estate assets—a gold mine if managed professionally.
Chester's Amtrak crash leads to new safety protections for rail workers nationwide 1.9.2018 News
Chester's deadly crash two years ago leads to new safety standards to protect Amtrak workers on or near the tracks.
NJ Transit still at risk for missing deadline for rail safety system 23.8.2018 News
NJ Transit still may miss the deadline for a federally mandated safety system.
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