Tag: Mass transit systems

Amazon allots $300 million for housing near mass transit

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Amazon is providing $300 million in low-interest loans to support housing located near mass transit in the Washington, D.C., area and...

5 lawsuits from Hoboken train crash settled for $8 million

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More than $8 million has been paid to settle five lawsuits stemming from the deadly crash of a New Jersey Transit train in...

Feinberg tapped as 1st woman to chair NYC transit authority

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NEW YORK — Sarah Feinberg has been nominated to chair New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and if confirmed, would become the first woman to...

US agency: Fatal tour bus crash shows safety shortcomings

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SALT LAKE CITY — More than a dozen people were thrown out of a tour bus that crashed and rolled on a remote Utah...

US agency: Fatal tour bus crash shows safety shortcomings

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SALT LAKE CITY — More than a dozen people were thrown out of a tour bus that crashed and rolled on a remote Utah...

NY transit officials confirm cyberattack; say harm limited

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NEW YORK — Hackers infiltrated computer systems for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, setting off a scramble to counter a potentially crippling...

Volkswagen tests electric cars, transit apps on Greek island

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ATHENS, Greece — German carmaker Volkswagen launched a five-year project Wednesday on the small Greek Aegean island of Astypalea to test the adoption of...

‘City in transition’: New York vies to turn page on pandemic

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NEW YORK — More than a year after coronavirus shutdowns sent “the city that never sleeps” into a fitful slumber, New York could be...

NJ Transit settles suits in deadly crash at commuter station

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HOBOKEN, N.J. — NJ Transit has reached settlements in lawsuits filed by the family of a woman killed and people injured in a 2016...

Public transit hopes to win back riders after crushing year

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WASHINGTON — Taking the Los Angeles Metro for his first trip in months, Brad Hudson felt a moment of normalcy when the train rolled...