Light Rail

A lot of promises get made in the hopes of building political support in transit options like light rail. Perhaps, however, officials in Los Angeles should stop promising that transit will alleviate congestion.
5 days ago   Los Angeles Times
One of the busiest corridors in Northern Virginia, both in traffic and development, is under consideration for a new transit line.
Nov 18, 2015   WAMU
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Earlier this month, planning academics from across the globe came together for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference. Blog Post
Nov 1, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
Oct 20, 2015   New Geography
A report by Next 10 takes the form of a scorecard for six light and heavy rail networks. Rail that serves existing urbanized areas scored the highest.
Oct 7, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Add another $200 million to the $910 million shortfall already facing Honolulu's rail project. The changing circumstances surrounding the project won't make it any easier to create a viable funding plan to make up the difference.
Sep 16, 2015   Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is exploring alignments for a new light rail line.
Sep 16, 2015   Urbanize LA
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
Sep 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The Dallas City Council has given preliminary approval to a proposed light rail line, currently called D2, which would add service capacity to the downtown core.
Sep 11, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
TriMet will get a new addition to its rail system later this month, when it opens the new Orange Line.
Sep 4, 2015   The Oregonian
Phoenix voters, by 55 percent according to preliminary results, chose to increase their sales tax from .4 to .7 percent on Tuesday, continuing until 2051 to pay for $17 billion in transportation improvements.
Aug 27, 2015   AZ Central