Northeast Corridor

Happy Spring! Here's Your Depressing Non-Spring Forecast

Frigid parts of the U.S. are warming up for a couple days, but don't get comfortable yet.

East Coast Cities Plunge to Record-Low Temperatures

Baltimore set a new all-time low of 4 degrees, and that's warm compared to the weather elsewhere.

Say Hello to Your Newest Urban Animal: the Snowy Owl

The fluffy-white hunters are everywhere this year, from New York to Baltimore all the way down to Florida.

The Latest NOAA Map Shows Most of the Northeast Blanketed in Snow

The National Weather Service has broken down predicted snowfalls for the coming blizzard.

Will the U.S. Ever Get High-Speed Rail Anywhere?

California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.

15 Ideas for Making Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Better

The federal government has prepared a short list that includes 220 mph trains.

Hurricane Sandy: How Bad Is It Looking, Really?

The "Frankenstorm" approaches.

Why Amtrak Keeps Breaking Ridership Records and Will Continue To Do So

The rail operator's recent success should end the debate over its privatization.

How Amtrak Might Redefine Downtown Philadelphia

A proposal to make Market East Station the city's new Northeast Corridor rail hub could change everything for that district.

Is Another Derecho Coming to the East Coast Thursday?

Weather forecasts like these can change substantially over the course of mere hours.

How to Keep High-Speed Rail Alive

Amid disappearing funding, a new report looks at how high-speed rail can still happen in the U.S.