Nation Jun 10

COVID-19 changed public transportation. Here’s how.

As more Americans get vaccinated and many start returning to workplaces, transit agencies see this transition to a post-pandemic society as an opportunity to fundamentally change how public transit works.

Politics Apr 30

WATCH: Biden celebrates Amtrak’s 50 years on the rails

As a U.S. senator, Biden was a fixture on Amtrak trains between his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and Washington, D.C., when the Senate was in session. He continued riding Amtrak as vice president. He has sometimes been referred to as…

Economy Apr 29

Making public transit safe a next hurdle in easing lockdowns

Public transportation systems in cities around the world are key to getting workers back on the job and restarting devastated economies as coronavirus infections decline. Yet officials say mass transit will have to be re-imagined for the pandemic era.