Heavy Rail

Yonah Freemark examines U.S. subway systems and notes the lack of "open gangways" (i.e., the space between the cars). Only in the U.S. do doors separate cars. What gives?
Apr 8, 2015   the transport politic
Work has begun on a long-sought rail line linking downtown Denver to the city's international airport.
Aug 31, 2010   USA Today
Wealthier transit riders demand more expensive rail services and commute at peak hours; the poor commute using all modes, at all hours. Eric A. Morris argues that the MTA's new policy of off-peak pricing would help even out the inequity.
Nov 16, 2009   NYTimes: Freakonomics Blog
Portland's new Westside Express Service officially opens today, carrying passengers from Beaverton to Wilsonville. The Oregonian calls it, "a punch of hard-rolling rust-and-grease."
Jan 30, 2009   The Oregonian