Rail

Deepa Sanyal writes the second installment of a series devoted to the idea of "Rail Redux"—this time examining the question of what components are necessary to drive a "true rail resurgence."
Aug 21, 2014   PlannersWeb
This post from <em>Gizmag</em> looks at Anatoly Unitsky's String Transport Systems, which are trains that operate on above-ground rails at speeds of up to 300 miles per hour -- in theory.
Jun 6, 2010   Gizmag
Officials in Beijing are planning to build 21 more rail and subways lines by the year 2020.
Jun 1, 2010   Global Times
As part of his series about walking across Los Angeles, writer Ryan Bradley delves into the complicated and controversial relationship between race and transit in the city.
May 31, 2010   Good
This post from <em>The Transport Politic</em> tracks the growth and planned expansion of rapid transit projects all across China
May 16, 2010   the transport politic
More than a third of the rolling stock in South Africa's urban rail network will go out of service within the next three years, creating a looming rail catastrophe across the country.
May 4, 2010   Daily News
Plans to construct a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia are moving forward, with the recent approval of a $6.5 million contract to perform environmental reviews.
Mar 19, 2010   The Philadelphia Inquirer
China has announced plans to extend its high speed rail network Wetsward across the continent, connecting its eastern shores to Europe.
Mar 12, 2010   the transport politic
Governor Linda Lingle is proposing that the state bring the state's elevated rail project down to the ground to save costs, considering Hawai'i's budget problems.
Jan 17, 2010   The Honolulu Advertiser
Gov. Charlie Crist recently signed legislation to build a new 61-mile rail line through the Orlando area. The bill pits Republicans against Republicans in the Sunshine State, as evidenced by protesters at the press conference.
Jan 5, 2010   The Reporter
Most comparisons of bus and rail systems assume a classic city with a central business district that commuters need to reach, and that each serve a single function, say Jeffrey R. Brown and Gregory R. Thompson of Florida State.
Dec 12, 2009   Journal of the Transportation Research Board