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Boarding the California Zephyr.

7 reasons why traveling by train is better than flying

The train takes longer than flying and, for some trips, it doesn't make sense. But when I have time, the train is the way I definitely want to go.
Joseph Lhota has reportedly resigned.

The head of New York City’s subway system has resigned

Joseph Lhota, the chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has resigned.
The Dubai Metro comprises two train lines and 49 stations.

How 10 of the world’s most famous subway systems compare, from Dubai to New York City

Public transportation systems vary greatly between major world cities. We selected 10 of the most famous metro systems in the world and compared them by size, length, operating hours, and ticket cost.

Malaysians will have unlimited access to buses and trains for just RM$100 a month soon

Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook, who confirmed the news, also does not think some ride-hailing services are a good idea.
New York City's subway system has become overcrowded and unreliable.

The MTA revealed its $37 billion plan to save NYC’s crumbling subway system —but there’s one big problem

New York City Transit Authority president Andy Byford unveiled a plan to repair and modernize the New York City subway system on Wednesday. It would replace an antiquated signal system, redesign the way passengers pay fares, increase the number of subway cars, and install elevators at stations.
China's bullet train is a startling example of how far behind US infrastructure has become.

I rode China’s superfast bullet train that could go from New York to Chicago in 4.5 hours — and it shows how far behind the US really is

Traveling to China can often feel like visiting the future. Nowhere is this feeling more apparent than when you encounter China’s high-speed railway network. At 15,500 miles, the country’s “bullet train” line is the largest in the world. Here's what it was like to ride.
The North River tunnel needs serious repairs after over 100 years of service and significant damage from Hurricane Sandy

One of the America’s most important pieces of infrastructure is decaying — and Trump is threatening its future

The North River Tunnel connects New York and New Jersey, and may have less than 20 years before its unusable.
The Kickstarter's creator estimates the bridge could be build in 8 months and recoup its cost with a $1 toll.

A prominent NYC venture capitalist says a floating pontoon bridge could be the answer to the looming L train nightmare

A Kickstarter is raising money to build a pontoon bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan to help commuters affected by the upcoming L train shutdown.

These images of a ridiculous bus line caused by NYC subway delays show just miserable the state of public transit has become

On Tuesday morning, mechanical and signal problems resulted in delays for over six subway lines used by commuters in NYC.