Commuter Rail

Woman arrested in connection with stabbing aboard RTD light-rail train in downtown Denver

Denver Police arrested a 26-year-old woman in connection with a Thursday night stabbing on a light-rail train in downtown Denver.<p>Maressa Christina …

Commuting

Nigeria: First Light Rail Network in West Africa starts operation in Abuja

The Abuja Light Rail has begun operation, after undergoing 11 years of construction for 11 years, through four Presidents. The project gulped a total …

Africa

Hartford Trains Its Hopes for Renewal on Commuter Rail

Connecticut’s new Hartford Line isn’t just a train: It’s supposed to be an engine for the capital city’s post-industrial transformation.<p>On a recent Thursday morning, Emily Keeney, a 30-year-old digital marketer from Queens, N.Y., was aboard a train rolling through New Haven, riding to her family …

Urban Design

Two people stabbed on light-rail train in downtown Denver

A man and a woman were stabbed on a light-rail train Thursday evening in downtown Denver.The pair are being treated for serious injuries, police …

Commuting

SunRail rolling out new schedule Monday

<b>ORLANDO, Fla.</b> -- If you ride SunRail trains, you'll want to check the schedule this weekend -- the commuter rail system begins a new schedule</b> …

Trains

Arguments drag on over light rail relief for Newcastle businesses

ONGOING BATTLE: The barriers are down in a section of Hunter Street due to reopen within 10 days, but discussions over how to support struggling …

Trading

Charlotte Hornets to get $5.5 million RNC payment for use of arena

The host committee for the 2020 Republican National Convention must pay the Charlotte Hornets $5.5 million to use the Spectrum Center, according to …

Charlotte Hornets

MBTA GM Addresses Rider Concerns, Calls Some Conditions 'Appalling'

BOSTON (CBS) – Ongoing problems on the MBTA and commuter rail have kept the struggling system in the spotlight this summer. They will likely remain …

Transit

Sound Transit celebrating Bellevue light rail tunnel milestone

Western Washington hasn’t seen something like this since, well, last year. That’s when Bertha finally emerged after boring a tunnel in downtown …

City Halls

People are being heard on light rail plan

View Comments<p>My opinion: More need to get involved, and the deadline to do so is Monday, July 30.<p>As a native of Portland, I have driven tens of …

Urban Design

MBTA: no plan to reduce train speed

At the Sherman Street railroad crossing in North Cambridge, trains are sounding their horns for the first time in decades, upsetting people in the …

Boston

Taylor Swift Helped Link Light Rail Break Ridership Record

Sound Transit reported record-breaking ridership numbers in May, close to the ninth anniversary of the line.<p>SEATTLE, WA - Link Light Rail carried a …

University of Washington

Long-delayed RTD G-line receives federal approval for next phase of testing

The long-delayed G-line commuter rail service to Denver’s western suburbs received Federal Railroad Administration approval to begin the next phase …

FRA

Light rail one big step closer to Bellevue

On Friday, Sound Transit finished excavating a tunnel under downtown Bellevue. It's a major milestone, one that Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff said …

Commuting

'We Will Kill You': Woman Helps Police Catch Alleged Attackers

NORWOOD (CBS) – “The first thing is like poom, boom, pow,” said an animated 60-year-old Brigitte Ndikum-Nyada as she remembered how two young men …

Crime

Downtown Seattle bus station closes for good Saturday. Here’s where to find the buses

With the closure of Convention Place Station, bus riders will instead use Ninth Avenue, where Metro Transit has installed new rain shelters, a …

Urban Design

Seattle's Chinatown is set to become a light rail hub. So where will the new station go?

The Chinatown International District will soon become a light rail hub in Seattle. Lines from Bellevue (2023), West Seattle (2030) and Ballard (2035) …

Urban Design

Not so fast: The transportation revolution might be coming, but the rollout is slow

Detroit has hosted one of the world’s most important auto shows for the past three decades. For a week each January, the city’s cavernous Cobo Center …

Classic Cars

The Eight Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend

If you can't finish all your tacos at Taco Fest, you'll be unmasked.<p>Courtesy Sanitas Brewing Facebook<p><b>Saturday, July 21</b> <br>Habitat for Humanity is many a …

Commuting

Business owners debate SW Corridor MAX plans

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The reality of the Southwest Corridor light rail is years away, but those who live and work in the area of the proposed …

Portland, OR

With roomy townhomes coming, Oakwood rolls back home prices into the low $300s in Green Valley Ranch

The low $300,000s is a critical price range for buyers struggling to purchase in Denver. Sales agents say that buyers often can reach into the low …

Real Estate

Light rail opens in Abuja

Hundreds of commuters were among the first to travel on a newly launched light railway in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja this week<p>The passengers were …

Africa

NZTA holds market engagement for Auckland light rail

New Zealand’s transport minister, Mr Phil Twyford, and finance minister, Mr Grant Robertson, announced the launch of a procurement process on May 9 …

Transportation

60-year-old woman punched in the face, robbed at commuter rail station

Authorities say a 60-year-old woman was beaten and robbed in the pouring rain at a commuter rail station in Norwood Tuesday.The Norwood Police …

Crime

Calhoun Towers apartments get nod from Minneapolis Planning Commission

This week the Minneapolis Planning Commission unanimously approved controversial plans for a pair of new apartment towers overlooking Bde Maka …

Skyscrapers

Coming Very Soon: Shiny New Green Line Trains

They could hit the tracks as soon as September.<p>By ·<p>Photo via MBTA<p>They aren’t a panacea for all the MBTA’s woes, of course, but it sure does feel good …

Trains

Not just fare evasion. Here are all the ways NJ Transit riders broke the law last year

NJ Transit police reported a drop in crimes and incidents reported in 2017, but does that mean riders are safe in stations and riding the agency's …

New Jersey

Proposed light rail may force Village Inn restaurant to relocate

TUALATIN, Ore. — A proposed light rail project connecting Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood and Portland may force a 40-year-old family owned restaurant to …

Portland, OR

Kaiser Permanente buys 5 acres in Timonium for new medical center as expansion continues - Baltimore Business Journal

By Morgan Eichensehr <br>– Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Jul 19, 2018, 11:57am EDT<p>Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has purchased about …

Health Care

Southwest light rail freight agreements finalized, now feds need to approve

Regional railroad company will receive $18.5 million in settlement.

Transit