In recent years, Los Angeles has embraced mass transit as a solution to the city's legendary traffic woes. This embrace has historical precedent, however, says Sam Lubell, who examines six of L.A.'s unbuilt proposals for transit systems.
May 11, 2013 Good
A subject that has flummoxed transit advocates and planners in L.A. for decades is how to best connect to the city's largest airport. As planning advances for billions of dollars in transit projects, Yonah Freemark explores how best to make the link.
Mar 10, 2012 the transport politic
Bill Johnson says that Detroit would do well to remember 1987's People Mover, which cost 7 times more than projected and has never reached its expected ridership.
Sep 12, 2011 The Michigan View
PBS documents Detroit's attempts to overcome its history as "the Motor City" to create new ways of getting people around. Transit advocates play a big part in this preview, which includes renderings of projected transit options.
Feb 10, 2010 PBS
Oakland International Airport will link directly with a nearby BART station through a driver-less people mover, according to a decision made recently by BART directors.
Dec 11, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle