An Arizona company is proposing a solar-powered elevated train running between Tucson and Phoenix.
May 10, 2009 Arizona Star
BART is set to embark on a $3.4 billion project to replace its existing trains with 700 new cars that will carry more people, move passengers through stations faster, and meet the needs of suburban and urban riders.
May 10, 2009 The San Francisco Chronicle
Washington D.C. transit officials are planning to allow retail vendors to set up shop in some of the city's train stations. Proponents say the move could aid security by putting more "eyes" on the system.
May 10, 2009 Greater Greater Washington
Neal Peirce looks at President Barack Obama's ambitious plans for high speed rail and the significant obstacles that stand in its way.
May 10, 2009 Citiwire
It would take at least an additional 10-cent tax on gasoline to fund transit and transportation projects in metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth, according to city officials who want to ask voters to allow the increases.
May 9, 2009 Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Peter Gertler of HNTB says that the Obama administration's high-speed rail investments will attract new development around stations.
May 8, 2009 Forbes
The League of American Bicyclists has released their Spring 2009 list of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S. Davis, CA is one of only three cities given Platinum status, along with Portland, OR and Boulder, CO.
May 8, 2009 League of American Biycyclists
WebUrbanist gathers an extensive assortment of fantastic, futuristic, pseudo-scientific train designs, including a steamship that rolls out of the ocean on tracks.
May 8, 2009 WebUrbanist
An 800-mile HOT lane 'network' proposed for the Bay Area is now a bill in the state legislature. The MPO estimates it will reduce congestion and emissions while raising funds for transit. U.C. Berkeley's Pravin Varaiya insists it will lose money.
May 7, 2009 East Bay Express