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Critic’s Notebook: France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms

Critic’s Notebook: France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms

The so-called Yellow Vest movement takes its name from the Day-Glo vests that French motorists are required to keep in their vehicles. That’s no accident.
Critic’s Notebook: France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms

Critic’s Notebook: France’s Yellow Vests Reveal a Crisis of Mobility in All Its Forms

The so-called Yellow Vest movement takes its name from the Day-Glo vests that French motorists are required to keep in their vehicles. That’s no accident.
How to Connect Young People to Europe? Let Them See It All by Train

How to Connect Young People to Europe? Let Them See It All by Train

From left: Rakul Sri, Alfie Clarke, Shari Vockrodt and Usman Merchant in Paris, the first stop on their European adventure.
How to Connect Young People to Europe? Let Them See It All by Train

How to Connect Young People to Europe? Let Them See It All by Train

From left: Rakul Sri, Alfie Clarke, Shari Vockrodt and Usman Merchant in Paris, the first stop on their European adventure.
For First Time in a Decade, a South Korean Train Rolls Into the North

For First Time in a Decade, a South Korean Train Rolls Into the North

A South Korean train Friday near the North Korean border as the two Koreas began a joint study on renovating the North’s railways.
For First Time in a Decade, a South Korean Train Rolls Into the North

For First Time in a Decade, a South Korean Train Rolls Into the North

A South Korean train Friday near the North Korean border as the two Koreas began a joint study on renovating the North’s railways.
North and South Korea Get U.N.’s Go-Ahead to Study Joint Rail Project

North and South Korea Get U.N.’s Go-Ahead to Study Joint Rail Project

A South Korean rail station near the North Korean border. The United Nations Security Council has given the green light to a joint field study of the South’s proposal to connect the Koreas’ rail
North and South Korea Get U.N.’s Go-Ahead to Study Joint Rail Project

North and South Korea Get U.N.’s Go-Ahead to Study Joint Rail Project

A South Korean rail station near the North Korean border. The United Nations Security Council has agreed to allow a joint field study of the South’s proposal to connect the Koreas’ rail networks,

Amtrak’s Problems Actually Extend Much Further Than Recent String of Accidents

Fasten your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. Amtrak is experiencing quite a bit of turbulence.
5 Ways N.J. Transit Is Failing Commuters

5 Ways N.J. Transit Is Failing Commuters

An audit of New Jersey Transit confirmed the problems many commuters have experienced, including poor communication about disruptions.
Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Time tables recently changed for Britain’s train system, creating a lot of delays and cancellations. Now employees of companies like Great Western Railway take training sessions to learn how to
Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Time tables recently changed for Britain’s train system, creating a lot of delays and cancellations. Now employees of companies like Great Western Railway take training sessions to learn how to
Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Britain Dispatch: British Rail Companies Have a Message: We’re Sorry. Very Sorry. Apologies.

Time tables recently changed for Britain’s train system, creating a lot of delays and cancellations. Now employees of companies like Great Western Railway take training sessions to learn how to
For New Jersey Rail Commuters, a Bad Situation Is About to Get Worse

For New Jersey Rail Commuters, a Bad Situation Is About to Get Worse

New Jersey Transit is pulling more trains off its schedule next month.
Kenya Arrests 2 Top Officials on Corruption Charges Over $3 Billion Railway

Kenya Arrests 2 Top Officials on Corruption Charges Over $3 Billion Railway

A cargo train leaving the container terminal in Mombasa, Kenya, in May 2017. The project was financed by China.
N.J. Transit: We Let You Down. And It’s Not Over Yet.

N.J. Transit: We Let You Down. And It’s Not Over Yet.

New Jersey Transit railroad passengers waiting at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan. The railroad has canceled dozens of trains this summer because of a lack of engineers, infuriating commuters.
A $100 Billion Train: The Future of California or a Boondoggle?

A $100 Billion Train: The Future of California or a Boondoggle?

Proponents of the Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail line hope that erecting part of the line now will make future governors less likely to abandon the project. A viaduct in Fresno, Calif.,
A $100 Billion Train: The Future of California or a Boondoggle?

A $100 Billion Train: The Future of California or a Boondoggle?

Proponents of the Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail line hope that erecting part of the line now will make future governors less likely to abandon the project. A viaduct in Fresno, Calif.,