Doha wants to have a fully functioning metro rail system in place by the time Qatar hosts the 2022 World Cup, but the tight deadline of the event has some officials worried the system won't be complete in time.
May 18, 2011 Gulf Times
Planners in Victoria, British Columbia, are proposing a new light rail line for the city. Despite its $1 billion price tag, the transit line is expected to see wide support.
Apr 28, 2011 CBC
A personal rapid transit proposal called "SkyTran" might be a smart choice for Detroit, according to this article.
Apr 23, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
Officials in Dubai have announced plans to extend the emirate's 75-km rail system to more than 250 km.
Apr 12, 2011 Emirates 24/7
Eric Jaffe pushes back on the Republican Study Committee's proposal to cut over $6 billion in rail funding over the next ten years.
Jan 29, 2011 The Infrastructurist
The U.S. war in Afghanistan is also a broad infrastructure building effort, according to military officials who talk about a rail building effort known as the Silk Road Initiative
Jan 25, 2011 Transportation Nation
As states return money aimed at high speed rail projects, officials from North Carolina are hoping to scramble up some of this newly available funding to augment existing projects.
Jan 19, 2011 News and Observer
Writing for <em>Metropolis</em>, Karrie Jacobs bemoans America's slow pace of growth in transportation infrastructure, and blasts efforts as being too "incremental".
Jan 18, 2011 Metropolis
A new 20-km metro line has just been completed in Delhi, India.
Jan 17, 2011 Railway Gazette International
As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, officials there have announced plans to build an urban rail network to link its 12 World Cup venues.
Dec 13, 2010 Railway Gazette