On the Rails

Welcome to On the Rails!

On the Rails is a transit blog focusing on the planning of routes and stations of various transit agencies in the United States, mostly in my current home of Chicago, and my former home of Massachusetts.

Recent Posts
Diversey - September 26, 2022
Dempster-Skokie - September 16, 2022
Harold Washington Library - September 12, 2022
Ravenswood - September 10, 2022
Armitage - September 6, 2022
The Stories from Suburbia - August 26, 2022
B79: Amherst - Worcester Intercity - August 20, 2022
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 (RailRhode) - 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