Abandoned Railroads

April 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
What's old is new in Britain, where clogged roads have many communities around the country looking to the past for the future of transportation.
Economist
March 3, 2014, 6am PST
Take 260 trucks off the road for every train, avoid costs for maintaining highways maintenance cost, and create multiple other environmental and economic development advantages—states are reinvesting in their rail lines.
Governing
June 10, 2012, 5am PDT
Can Jersey City duplicate the success of NYC's High Line? If they can get through the litigation, it could happen in the the form of The Embankment, a relic railroad running above an historic neighborhood. A preservation group leads the effort.
WNYC