Significant Transit & Rail Stories, May 14, 2014

Last Updated: May 21, 2014By

BART Safety Rules Could Impact Service in Future

Why Bus Rapid Transit Has Stalled In Bay Area

Estimated Cost of Key Bullet Train Segment Rises $1 Billion

Long Rails Arrive In Novato As SMART Work Continues

Hudson River Tunnels Have Up To 30 Years Life Left, Says Amtrak

Los Angeles Union Station Celebrates 75 Years

Feds Give Sacramento Streetcar A Green Light

We’ll Believe It When We See It Dept: Optimistic Report On New Bay Bridge Maintenance

Dollars, Dollars, Dollars Dept: US Congress Faces Highway [and Transit] Funding Battle; Deadlock Looms

San Francisco Leaders $1.5 Billion Push For Muni Funding

Don’t Mess With This Guy Dept:  Undercover Cops At New Jersey Transit

10,000 Pack Orlando SunRail On Opening Day, Causing Big Delays

Heads Roll On Long Island Dept: LIRR President Fired

SF Muni T-Third Street Line “Sardine City” On Giants’ Game Days

Tut, Tut How So British Dept: Amtrak Launches Pilot Program Allowing Cats And Dogs

Muni Better Late Than Never Dept: SF Muni Installs Between Car Barriers On LRVs

Well, Only $108 Million Dept: Morgantown To Modernize Its PRT System
 [Well, this could buy a 4-5 mile modern streetcar system so they’re not stuck with one-of-a-kind proprietary PRT gadgets and doodads, but we digress…]

Well, BRT IS Popular With Academics & Bureaucrats Dept: Protesters Decry San Bernadino LNG-Powered BRT

Doh! Homer! Dept: You May Be Addicted To Your Car

Disability Activists Rally For Accessibility Changes To Future BART Cars