Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA an Amtrak Acela train, Feb. 8, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
Amtrak is still struggling to emerge from the worst of the pandemic — and nowhere is it being felt more than on its long-distance service, whose ridership numbers continues to lag even as coastal intercity routes bounce back. Here are three core reasons why long-distance Amtrak routes are having a hard time — and some signs of hope.
The first day of our December donation drive went swimmingly! Plus other news.
The NYPD violated the civil rights of a Black cyclist whom cops infamously arrested in 2019 before the start of a group ride, according to a new lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court.
The draft plan of the Brooklyn bus network redesign, which was released on Thursday, had a gem of a highlight: 17 bus corridors with high ridership and crappy service will be made better.
The New York Times jumped into the ongoing conversation about why American road deaths are so rapidly outpacing the rest of the industrialized world — but the scratch-the-surface approach left a lot of causes and solutions on the table.
One day after Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announced he'd dismissed the criminal mischief charge against attorney Adam White for removing a piece of plastic from an obstructed license plate last month, White says he plans to take action against the still-unidentified driver for his wrongful arrest.