Rail

Why can't California make it easier for its millions of visitors, and residents, to travel from airports to urban centers via direct rail routes? The state is investing billions in its rail and air infrastructure, but can't seem to connect the two.
Jun 28, 2013   Zocalo Public Square
Seeking federal stimulus dollars for its own set of "shovel ready" projects, Maryland submitted an application to the Federal government for $360 million to improve its passenger rail system.
Aug 26, 2009   The Baltimore Sun
A new rail line connecting Vancouver to its airport is highly anticipated in the region. The costs and construction disturbances, are causing some concern, however.
Aug 17, 2009   The Globe and Mail
As the population rises, underused and empty spaces are going to fill in. How well the transition works depends on shifts in demographics and infrastructure, as well as architecture. A studio of UCLA architecture students were asked to plot that transition. But before they could be architects, they had to be planners. Exclusive
Jun 18, 2009  By Nate Berg
Tysons Corner is hoping to go from a 9-to-5 work farm to a 24-hour city.
Jun 16, 2009   Time
The second passenger rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River will link New Jersey with New York and will also double the capacity on the nation's busiest rail corridor.
Jun 10, 2009   CNN
Votes in the Charlotte area are considering another raise to their sales tax to fund transit projects. New documents show the tax increase may not bring the improvements quickly. But without the raise, some projects may never get built.
May 18, 2009   Charlotte Observer
'Dukakis is a rail man,' says Alex Marshall, after the man speak on his history with Amtrak and promoting and building rail in Boston. The cure to our transit woes, according to Dukakis, is competence.
May 9, 2009   Citiwire.net
Transport Textbook maps new data about car ownership in Melbourne, and finds clear evidence that transit makes a difference.
Apr 30, 2009   Transport Textbook
A draft Environmental Impact Report is now underway to study the proposed routes and power sources for rail extensions south of Boston. Considerations include ridership, wetlands, smart growth benefits, and future development around train stations.
Apr 10, 2009   The Boston Globe
Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann has signed a law that allows for the creation of transit oriented districts around the city's recently approved regional train system.
Mar 28, 2009   Honolulu Star-Bulletin