Heavy Rail

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