The Definitive Guide to New Transit in 2011

Yonah Freemark over at the Transport Politic presents an exhaustive catalog of openings and construction of new transit in the U.S., from the Wickford Junction Commuter Rail Extension in Rhode Island to Phase 1A of the Expo Line in Los Angeles.

Freemark writes:

"In almost every major city or metropolitan area in both the U.S. and Canada, major new rail or bus links are being readied for service. Over the course of the next year, five new light rail lines or extensions will open for operations, as will two new commuter rail corridors. Perhaps more significantly, there are a dozen projects that will enter the construction process - including many streetcar projects - in addition to the dozens already underway. In sum, these represent a continent-wide public sector commitment to the extension of transit offerings."

Full Story: Opening and Construction Starts Planned for 2011


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