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
By looking at three Los Angeles examples of very short rail lines, writer Alissa Walker suggests that seemingly pointless but fun transit systems could be the best way to use transit to improve urban areas.
Nov 16, 2010 Gelatobaby
A gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin has made a campaign pledge to turn down federal money intended to build a high speed rail route connecting Milwaukee and Wisconsin. But some say he won't be able to do it.
Sep 29, 2010 The Capital Times
Governor Chris Christie's moratorium on new contracts may signal trouble even though construction is underway.
Sep 20, 2010 the transport politic
The second phase of a project to connect Washington D.C.'s Metro system to Dulles International Airport will cost nearly $4 billion.
Sep 18, 2010 The Washington Post
Investments in rail systems in cities across America are pulling crucial funding away from better-used bus systems, according to this column from Joel Kotkin. He blames the "density lobby".
Aug 12, 2010 Forbes