Subways

City staff recently released revised first-day ridership projections for a proposed subway in Vancouver. The numbers seem astronomical and a strong support for the cause. But can the project get the finding it needs?
May 15, 2014   Globe and Mail
Due to budget constraints, the current C train (code name: R32) will continue to serve New Yorkers until 2017, making it one of the oldest subway line in the world.
Aug 26, 2011   The New York Times
Toronto's recently elected Mayor Rob Ford has announced that Toronto will build a subway extension -- but nobody knows where the $4 billion needed to build it will come from.
Apr 3, 2011   The Globe and Mail
This debate from <em>China Daily</em> offers a point-counterpoint over whether Chinese cities should be embarking on major subway building projects.
Jan 26, 2011   China Daily
A new 20-km metro line has just been completed in Delhi, India.
Jan 17, 2011   Railway Gazette International
A new video features urban explorer Steve Duncan as he adventures in the abandoned subway tunnels beneath New York City.
Jan 6, 2011   Wired
Looking to capture $3 billion of federal funding from the now-defunct ARC tunnel, New York City is mulling an unexpected extension of the 7 line, reports Eliot Brown.
Nov 17, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
103 artists form around the world have unveiled a massive collection of murals in New York City. But they're underground in abandoned subways stations, and you can't go see them.
Nov 4, 2010   The New York Times
The 2004 Olympics in Athens burdened the city with underutilized venues and deep debt. But the event also vastly improved pedestrian and public transportation.
Sep 15, 2010   Next American City
A new report from the Los Angeles transit authority shows that construction of a new subway connecting the west side of the city would cause only a small reduction in car traffic.
Sep 10, 2010   Los Angeles Times
Using five examples, this piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at how small problems can lead to huge issues in America's aging infrastructure.
Aug 30, 2010   The New York Times