Arguing against a regional transportation tax, the Georgia Tea Party says that we shouldn't build any more light rail because terrorists might see it as an attractive target.
Sep 15, 2011 Treehugger
Voters in the Atlanta region will vote on a 1-cent sales tax for new transit projects. But one major county could stand in the way if its own project is not included.
Aug 11, 2011 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Detroit's Oakland County suburbs are pushing to extend a light rail extension into their neighborhoods with such fervor that they may accomplish what the political system couldn't, says reporter Matt Helms.
Aug 8, 2011 The Detroit Free Press
New TRAX light rail lines in Salt Lake City opened a year early and 20% under budget.
Aug 4, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
The weekend closure of the 405 freeway in L.A. highlights the city's limited mobility but also the skewed way transit and transportation projects are debated.
Jul 15, 2011 Los Angeles Times
Rail projects throughout the U.S. are hard hit by the downturn in the economy. The agencies behind them are trying to find ways to keep the projects from falling apart.
Jul 12, 2011 Architect Magazine
The City of Detroit has finalized the route of a planned light rail line traveling down one the of the city's main corridors and linking to downtown.
Jul 1, 2011 The Detroit News
Bus rapid transit has seen a recent spike in interest, and with that interest has come the analysis that BRT takes away from light rail projects and vice versa. But as this post points out, they need each other and work better when both are around.
May 27, 2011 the transport politic
A new budget proposal in North Carolina could pull all funding for a long-planned extension of Charlotte's light rail system.
May 26, 2011 The Charlotte Observer
Planners in Victoria, British Columbia, are proposing a new light rail line for the city. Despite its $1 billion price tag, the transit line is expected to see wide support.
Apr 28, 2011 CBC