Metro

January 17, 2011, 12pm PST
A new 20-km metro line has just been completed in Delhi, India.
Railway Gazette International
December 1, 2010, 7am PST
Washington D.C.'s Metro is expecting a major increase in ridership over the next 30 years. To try to meet that demand, they're recruiting ideas from the public with a new outreach effort.
The City Fix
October 31, 2010, 7am PDT
TheCityFix's Jonna McKone profiles one of the most interesting subways in the world — Haifa's Carmelit funicular — and the city's BRT system.
TheCityFix
October 26, 2010, 6am PDT
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
TheCityFix
September 20, 2010, 8am PDT
With three transit stations nearby and ready-made commuters, this DC/Maryland suburb is ripe for development.
New Urban Network
September 18, 2010, 9am PDT
The second phase of a project to connect Washington D.C.'s Metro system to Dulles International Airport will cost nearly $4 billion.
The Washington Post
September 9, 2010, 7am PDT
Heat emitting from riders of the Paris Metro and from the subway trains will heat 17 apartments in a new system debuting in France.
Popular Science
September 2, 2010, 2pm PDT
Planning nerd bloggers like David Alpert of Greater Greater Washington are finding that they can have significant influence in the world of D.C. planning and development.
Washington City Paper
May 5, 2010, 5am PDT
Citizens in Tysons Corner worry that plans to densify the city don't offer enough incentives to developers to come to town.
Great Falls Connection
April 7, 2010, 1pm PDT
A half-cent sales tax increase to fund transit passed handily yesterday in St. Louis County, Missouri.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 24, 2010, 10am PDT
When five new board members will join the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority next month, they'll inherit a host of systemic problems and one of the toughest economic climates in decades.
The Houston Chronicle
March 24, 2010, 9am PDT
Columnist David Lazarus looks at how L.A. Metro could increase transit usage, in the wake of reports showing how expensive it is to drive instead.
The Los Angeles Times
February 22, 2010, 2pm PST
Washington, D.C.'s transit system is in hot water, facing several safety investigations, a decline in ridership, and historic budget deficits.
The Washington Post
February 12, 2010, 9am PST
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> looks at the investment Mumbai is making in developing a citywide mass transit system.
The City Fix
December 29, 2009, 7am PST
The three counties in the Portland Metropolitan area are at odds about what parts of the region should and should not be protected by urban growth boundaries.
The Oregonian
December 22, 2009, 7am PST
Officials in Virginia have approved a special tax district to raise funding for the extension of the Washington D.C. Metro to Dulles International Airport.
Washington Business Journal
October 16, 2009, 5am PDT
With barely a third of its metro stations in operation, there is some doubt over whether Dubai's metro will be a success.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 13, 2009, 7am PDT
A group of landowners has been assembled that can now establish a special tax assessment district to raise money for the extension of the Washington D.C. area Metro system to Dulles International Airport.
The Washington Post
Feature
September 21, 2009, 5am PDT
The new Dubai Metro rail system recently began operations in the desert city. Christopher Corbett, an American planner who's been living and working in Dubai, takes us on a visual tour.
Christopher Corbett
September 11, 2009, 9am PDT
A new rail system has opened in Dubai, becoming the world's longest fully automated, driverless metro system. But some wonder whether the system will see much use in the oil-rich Emirate.
Der Spiegel