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The Orange Line Extension -- Another Reason to Leave Your Car at Home

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Unless you are transporting your horse from Chatsworth to the polo field at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, there is no reason not to ride the Orange Line.

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

Delays, Panic and Nausea: Just Another Rush Hour on Metro

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Tamar Abrams

I harbor a suspicion that our Metro system has been commandeered by enemy forces who are seeking to put Washington commuters into the worst possible moods each day.

WATCH: Metro Replaces Major Track Switch

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Metro shuts down a section of track for rehabilitation work, the riding public usually doesn't get to see what's going on. The tech...

Another Metro Brake Component Falls Off Train

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro is inspecting more of its railcar fleet this weekend after an incident on Friday where a brake component fell off an Orange Line t...

Red Line Crunch Expected This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although Metro's rail passengers will get a reprieve from track work the Christmas and New Year's Eve holiday weekends, the transit agen...

Electrical Problems Mean Slow Go On Orange Line; No 8-Car Trains

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Electrical problems involving Pepco and two Metro traction substations are leading to slow travel along the Orange Line. The transit age...

Metro Rush-Hour Reshuffle Approved, Slated For June Introduction

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro's Board of Directors approved a plan on Thursday to reshuffle some rush-hour rail service on the Blue, Yellow and Orange lines sta...

Weekend Track Work: Single-Tracking Continues On 4 Metrorail Lines

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After last weekend's Red Line single-tracking mess downtown, Metrorail track work will impact four lines and necessitate shuttle train s...

O'Malley: Maryland's New Carrollton Plan Will Create Jobs

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metrorail stations in Prince George's County have been called a lost opportunity for transit-oriented development. Often surrounded by s...

Metro's Yellow Line Bridge Closed For Weekend Inspections

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Metrorail riders who were planning to use the Yellow Line to and from Virginia this weekend, be prepared to find an alternate way to cross the Potomac...

Boston Subway Fire (VIDEO): 20 Treated After MBTA Electrical Fire

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON -- A smoky fire in a downtown subway tunnel late Thursday forced the removal of passengers from trains and the shutdown of several lines. Twen...

A New Route to a Better LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Lately it does seem as though LA has turned a corner in the quest to leave behind its car-obsessed past.

I'll Have a BRT With the Sepulveda Pass

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Every time I go over that damn Pass there's something missing for me. And that something is a light rail line running up the center divide of the freeway.

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.