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  • Ride Central Florida's SunRail for free
    Ride Central Florida's SunRail for free
    SunRail, Central Florida's inaugural commuter rail system, will offer free rides to passengers for the first two weeks of service beginning on May 1, 2014. The opportunity to try the new transportation option free of charge ends on May 16,...
  • OtterBox
    Serious protection from OtterBox
    Last month, I got a chance to check out the Commuter phone case by OtterBox. Since this was my first OtterBox experience, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, but I did know that I was looking for something to fortify my brand new, and...
  • Need to know: Commuter case by OtterBox
    Need to know: Commuter case by OtterBox
    It is probably safe to assume that those of you reading this have at least heard of Otterbox before. If not, let this be your introduction. Today’s need to know is the Commuter by OtterBox.In an effort to stay on top of what is current in...
  • It’s just a new fare card Chicago
    It’s just a new fare card Chicago
    Chicago Transit Authority’s board meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 was scheduled for the purpose of budget approvals. Instead, it was transformed into an arena for Customer complaints. Referring to themselves as “Victims of...
  • Public transit
    Best tips on alternate public transit service from East Bay to San Francisco
    If there is a BART strike and BART service is shut down, those who live in the East Bay may be wondering if there is any way to get to San Francisco when the BART train service is down during a worker strike.Yes, there are alternative options to...
  • The Aerostitch Dispatch bag
    Gear Review: Aerostitch Dispatch Bag (Photos)
    Detroit is a knock-around town. The roads are rough, the people resilient, the weather… well, let's not talk about the weather this time of year. Detroit is a tough town and that's why it's a perfect place to test out a classic...
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    Best transit tips for the S.F. Giants game six of the NLCS on Sunday, October 21
    The San Francisco Giants MLB team is still alive in the 2012 postseason. They are currently scheduled to play in game six of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) on Sunday, October 21. This game will be played at AT&T Park in San...
  • Bike on BART
    BART lifts bike ban in rush-hour trial
    The Bay Area Rapid Transit District will run a test program during August this year in which bicycle commuters will be allowed to take their bikes on trains all day Fridays, including therush hour time slots that are normally blacked-out.The pilot...
  • San Francisco slides on Bike-Friendly Cities ranking
    San Francisco slides on Bike-Friendly Cities ranking
    San Francisco is losing ground as America's leading cities contend with each other to become the USA's top bike-friendly city. According to a just-released report,Bicycling Magazine's Top 50 Bike-Friendly Citieslist, San Francisco has...
  • Metro_North
    Metro-North announces changes to New Haven Line schedules
    Starting on Monday, February 7, Metro-North introduced a Reduced Winter Schedule affecting New Haven Line rush-hour, peak-direction trains. This schedule reduces service by approximately 10% during peak hours. In nearly all cases, customers will...
  • Sunset Limited pulls into Palm Springs
    Only in Los Angeles Transportation Facts
    Economic factors are increasingly being used as an excuse to gut funding for much needed rail transportation in the LA area. I was researching some advertising data for a client when I came across some interesting demographics and traffic facts...
  • DART SLRV on Red Line
    DART SLRV's offer comforable ride
    The Dallas Area Rapid Transit or DART offers a variety of transit options including buses, trolley, and their fleet of LRV's.DART is updating its fleet of 115 light rail vehicles (LRV) by inserting a new, low-floor insert between the existing...
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    Caltrain fighting for continued Gilroy and weekend service
    At next Thursday’s public hearing staff of the financially-strained commuter rail agency will recommend that the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board of Directions authorize continued service to Gilroy on weekdays and current service levels...
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    Delays and headaches for commuters continue on the Long Island Rail Road
    MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should anticipate significant schedule changes and delays during Tuesday morning and evening rush hours as a result of damage to a major switching tower at Jamaica Station caused by a cable fire on Monday...
  • Amtrak is serious about security
    AMTRAK, METRA, TSA and local law enforcement deploy across Chicago area rail stations
    CHICAGO – During today’s morning and evening commutes, Amtrak Police, Metra Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel and law enforcement officers from more than 100 federal, state, local and rail police agencies...