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January 30, 2013

Minn. light rail plan could lead to more segregation

While the Central Corridor light rail project is expected to significantly improve access to venues across the Twin Cities for residents who live along the corridor, one expert says that government-subsidized housing along the rail route could add to an already racially segregated neighborhood.


December 13, 2012

Triangle Transit light rail project lauded by Sierra Club

Proposed Durham/Orange Light Rail Transit Project named one of the best transportation projects in the U.S. in the organization’s national report, “Smart Choices, Less Traffic: 50 Best and Worst Transportation Projects in the United States.”


January 20, 2011

Detroit light rail project receives $25M fed grant

Initial 3.4-mile, 12-station light rail line would connect downtown Detroit to Grand Boulevard in the New Center district along the region's main travel artery via Woodward Avenue.


October 20, 2010

PB wins EIS contract for Detroit light rail project

The approximately $400 million project is for a proposed 9.3-mile light rail transit system expected to be in operation by 2016. The project is being structured as an innovative public-private partnership, with a private group, M1 Rail, providing funding and participating in the development of a portion of the system.


October 30, 2009

Monterey, Calif., taps light rail for transit corridor

16-mile corridor extends between Monterey and Castroville on the publicly owned tracks adjacent to Highway 1. Start of service is planned for early 2015.


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