commute http://ripr.org en Acela Route Through Rhode Island Hits the Brakes http://ripr.org/post/acela-route-through-rhode-island-hits-brakes <p>Travelers relying on the Amtrak Acela train from Boston and Providence to New York will need to find another way to travel today.</p><p>A power failure is to blame for the cancelation, which might not be fixed for several weeks.</p><p></p><p></p><p>A cable line failure outside of New York City halted commuter trains and Acela traffic during rush hour yesterday afternoon.</p><p>Now the Boston to New York Acela route has been canceled, and may not run for the foreseeable future.</p><p>The regular Amtrak northeast regional service, is also affected by the problem/</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:14:10 +0000 John Bender 22272 at http://ripr.org Acela Route Through Rhode Island Hits the Brakes Rhode Island Workers More Likely to Commute Out of State http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-workers-more-likely-commute-out-state <p>The US Census Bureau has released information about the commuting habits of Americans.&nbsp; It finds that Rhode Island residents are among those most likely to work in another state.&nbsp; Close to 13 percent of those living in the Ocean State work out-of-state.<br><br>The Census Bureau figures also show that the average commute in America is 25 minutes each way.<br> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:42:00 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11790 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Workers More Likely to Commute Out of State