public transportation

WATCH: Woman Repeatedly Slaps Man on NYC Subway

A woman repeatedly slapped a man inside a New York City subway car on Saturday, continuing to hit the man while he cried out for help, according to a video of the incident.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: People arrive from a commuter train to Grand Central Terminal on December 12, 2017 in New York City. Security in the city remained in a hightened state of alert following the previous day's bomb explosion by a Bangladeshi immigrant in New York's subway system …

LA Metro Plans Sepulveda Pass Train for 2028 Summer Olympics

LA Metro began a series of public meetings last week to showcase a Sepulveda Pass train route to launch its “Twenty-eight by ’28” plan to build public transportation projects in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics.

Sepulveda Pass (Doc Searls / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Madrid Buses Ban Men ‘Manspreading’

MADRID (AP) — If you’re taking a bus in the Spanish capital, be sure to keep your legs to yourself. Madrid authorities on Monday started putting up signs banning the practice of ‘manspreading’ — opening one’s legs so wide you

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San Francisco’s BART Declines to Declare ‘Sanctuary,’ Fearing Trump

The Board of San Francisco’s BART balked last Tuesday on a “call to declare the popular commuter line a ‘sanctuary’ system after being warned that the word might be seen as provocative by the Trump administration,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported this week.

BART train (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

$200 L.A. Rams Parking Fuels Interest in Public Transit

Astronomically high parking prices outside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for patrons headed to Los Angeles Rams games could be just the thing the city needs to combat congestion and encourage fans to use trains and buses, public transportation activists say.

Los Angeles Rams transport (Jeff Gross / Getty)

Drunk Driver Blocks L.A.’s New ‘Expo Line’ Train on Day One

The new Expo Line train connecting Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles had a rough start on its first regular weekday run, as a drunk driver crashed through a fence and left his car across both the eastbound and the westbound tracks Monday.

Expo Line (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty)

New Train Cars May Rescue Ailing BART System

BART passengers are cautiously optimistic that the state’s $2.6 billion effort to replace hundreds of new public transportation cars with new ones over the next five years will actually help improve their commutes — especially after a series of mechanical meltdowns and errors that have plagued riders for several years.

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Public Transportation Use down as Spending up

Transit ridership in Los Angeles County has declined precipitously in the last ten years, despite efforts by local transportation agencies that cost millions of dollars, the Los Angeles Times reports.

L.A. Metro (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Massive Anaheim Transport Center Falling 75% Short

Orange County’s new transportation center, ARTIC, located on the 5 freeway near the Honda Center, has drawn fewer than 800 boardings a month since it opened December 8–far fewer than the roughly 3,000 Anaheim officials projected when they hawked the center to the city’s citizens, according to the Orange County Register.