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
Citywide metro rail service is set to begin operations today in Dubai. The system will start out with ten operational stations, but eventually include 47 stops along 70 kilometers of track.
Sep 9, 2009   Business 24/7
Atlanta's Beltline project is one of the most ambitious transportation plans the city has seen in decades, but the downturn in the economy could wreak havoc on its progress.
Sep 4, 2009   The Signal
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