On the Rails

Welcome to On the Rails!

On the Rails is a transit blog where I, Eliot, critique the planning of routes and stations of various transit agencies in the northeast United States.

Recent Posts
Transit to Little Compton - August 5, 2022
12: Chilmark In-Town Route - August 4, 2022
67: Bellevue / Salve Regina University - July 24, 2022
41: Charlemont / Greenfield - July 22, 2022
Fixing Fare Zones Two: No Zones - July 21, 2022
87: Fairmount / Walnut Hill - July 16, 2022
301: Rural Ride - July 11, 2022
9x: Pascoag Park-n-Ride - July 5, 2022
QX: Quonset Express - June 26, 2022
The Hills of Worcester's Transit - June 9, 2022
1: Union Station - Walmart 146 via Providence St - June 8, 2022
2: Union Station - Worcester Airport via Pleasant St - June 7, 2022
14: Union Station - Showcase Cinemas via Burncoat St - June 6, 2022
5: Union Station - Blithewood & Massasoit via Grafton St - June 5, 2022
24: Union Station - UMass Medical via Belmont St - June 4, 2022
Webster, Dudley, Southbridge Shuttle - June 3, 2022
27: Union Station - Auburn Mall - June 2, 2022
6: Union Station - West Tatnuck via Chandler St - June 1, 2022
12: Union Station - Southwest Commons via Grafton St - May 31, 2022
26: Union Station - Great Brook Valley via Lincoln St - May 30, 2022
23: Union Station - East Mountain St via Lincoln St - May 29, 2022
16: Union Station - Lincoln Plaza via Hamilton St. - May 28, 2022
31: Union Station - Lincoln Plaza (Outer Loop) - May 27, 2022
25: Union Station - Webster Square via Canterbury Street - May 26, 2022
11: Union Station - Fair Plaza - May 25, 2022
7: Union Station - Washington Heights Apartments - May 24, 2022
3: Union Station - Worcester State University - May 23, 2022
69: Narragansett / Galilee - May 21, 2022
11: South Attleboro Connector - May 18, 2022
MBTA Bus Network Redesign - May 16, 2022
14: Attleboro / N. Attleboro / Plainville - May 13, 2022
The Eliot Deviation Index - May 3, 2022
204: Westerly Flex - May 2, 2022
95x: Westerly Park-n-Ride - May 1, 2022
The Sights from Transit - April 28, 2022
351: Bedford Woods Dr - Third Ave - April 17, 2022
Link 4: Cranberry Plaza - West Wareham - April 13, 2022
Medway T Shuttle - April 12, 2022
Wareham-Plymouth Connection - April 11, 2022
18: Taunton / Norton / Attleboro - April 10, 2022
19: Union Station - Webster Square - Clark University - April 8, 2022
45: Belchertown Center / UMass - April 5, 2022
A Greater GATRA - March 25, 2022
30: Union Station - W. Boylston Walmart - March 14, 2022
8: Park Avenue Connector - March 13, 2022
73: Waverley Square - Harvard Station - March 12, 2022
Worcester - March 11, 2022
15: Union Station - Shrewsbury Center - March 8, 2022
4: Union Station - Shoppes at Blackstone Valley - March 7, 2022
317: Asbury Park - Ft. Dix - Philadelphia - March 4, 2022
B, But Better - March 3, 2022
Too Short to Post! - February 26, 2022
71: Watertown Square - Harvard Station - February 16, 2022
North Station - February 8, 2022
State - February 7, 2022
Maverick - February 6, 2022
Back Bay - February 5, 2022
112: Wellington Station - Wood Island Station - February 3, 2022
63: Broadway / Middletown Shops - February 2, 2022
Prioritizing Public Transit - January 28, 2022
Fixing Fare Zones - January 24, 2022
10x: North Scituate Park-n-Ride - January 22, 2022
MBTA's Suburban Routes - January 1, 2022
Merchandise Mart - December 18, 2021
New Haven Union Station - November 19, 2021
231: South Aquidneck Flex - November 4, 2021
RIPTA's Flex Routes - October 26, 2021
49: Camp St / Miriam Hospital - October 25, 2021
171: Logan Aiport - Nubian Station - October 24, 2021
42: Union Station - Oxford - Webster - October 10, 2021
33: Union Station - Spencer - Brookfield - September 30, 2021
29: Union Station - Southbridge - Charlton - September 27, 2021
B: New Village - Rockdale - Grafton MBTA Station - September 24, 2021
A: Northbridge Walmart - Shoppes at Blackstone Valley - September 20, 2021
Rhode Island Intrastate Rail - August 28, 2021
The Deal with Comments - August 20, 2021
6: Prairie / Roger Williams Park - August 19, 2021
4: Warwick Ave - August 15, 2021
3: Oakland Beach - August 8, 2021
1: Eddy / Hope / Benefit - July 30, 2021
World Trade Center (PATH) - July 24, 2021
Newark Penn Station - July 22, 2021
Newark Broad Street - July 21, 2021
South Orange - July 19, 2021
Expanded Rhode Island Bus? - July 14, 2021
Expanded Rhode Island Rail? - July 13, 2021
Grafton - July 12, 2021
Welcome to On the Rails! - July 11, 2021