Guangzhou, China's public transit network barely existed back in the late 1980s, when the Guangzhou Metro Corporation (GMC) was created to oversee its creation. Today they employ over 17,000 people and in 2010 GMC carried 1.18 billion passengers.
Oct 26, 2011 City Mayors
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority has released its Draft Regional Transportation Master Plan. The plan calls for hundreds of miles of new LRT and commuter rail lines and a massive increase in local bus networks.
Apr 28, 2009 www.TBARTA.com
With a recent infusion of $44 million and hopes for more from the federal stimulus package, regional light rail is gathering momentum in Detroit. Advocates see more than mobility in the struggling city's future.
Mar 17, 2009 The Detroit Free Press
<p>Mayors of Reading and Scranton, Pa. plead for presidential candidates to address substantive city-region issues, such as transit access, investment in high-tech industries and increased federal funding for sustainable infrastructure improvements.</p>
Apr 30, 2008 The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>Forget major rail expansion. The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority hopes a new bill will first allow it to afford office space and hire an executive director.</p>
Apr 18, 2008 The Tampa Tribune