November 11, 2013
From the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project to the Regional Connector Transit Corridor to a 10-mile P3 tunnel through the Sepulveda Pass, the force behind these projects is local.
November 7, 2013
Includes ensuring appropriate coordination between all departments responsible for maintenance and design; and establishing a written procedure regarding rail lubrication for single-track operations over switch and turnouts. Brings the total number of recommendations closed to 20 out of 29.
August 14, 2013
The FrontLines 2015 program has more than doubled the Utah Transit Authority’s system, opening four new rail lines and extending one existing line by 45 more miles.
August 6, 2013
In August 1983, more than 101,000 people, out of 175,000 voters, cast their vote for transit. In Dallas County, it was the largest turnout for a referendum to date.
June 12, 2013
Looking into ways the private sector can help the state build and pay for a $2.6 billion rail line through Baltimore. The line may be in competition with the proposed Purple Line, which would run through the Washington, D.C. suburbs, for federal funds.
May 8, 2013
Center for Neighborhood Technology recommends creating transit-oriented development zones, preserving affordable housing, matching jobs and transit, and providing alternatives to car ownership.
May 1, 2013
The monitors, now located in several stations, display arrival and departure times for the next three trains and show which line they serve. The monitors will eventually be installed in all 23 Metrorail stations.
April 3, 2013
While tourists like the idea of being able to use a streetcar to get around, some area businesses have reported declining numbers since street parking has been reduced.
February 20, 2013
Gov. Peter Shumlin and Quebec Premier Pauline Marois are working together to improve rail connections between Montreal and the U.S. border. Improvements could potentially shorten trips between Montreal and New York by one hour. Pre-clearance by customs remains a challenge.
February 7, 2013
The U.S. DOT’s National Household Travel Survey found that people who walked to public transit in large urban areas with a rail system were 72% more likely to transit walk 30 minutes or more per day than were those without a rail system.
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