A proposal to connect Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland via high-speed rail service went public this month.
The Board of Cascadia Rail is proposing high-speed rail service between Vancouver, British Columbia; Seattle, Washington; and Portland, Oregon, connecting the largest cities of the Cascadia region.
Inspired by the rapid expansion of transit service in the Seattle area, the proposal suggests that high-speed rail will improve quality of life and be good for business, providing important infrastructure connecting the three metro areas that will be home to 13.5 million people by 2040.
Chicago Red Line Extension Could Transform the South Side
The city’s transit agency is undertaking its biggest expansion ever to finally bring rail to the South Side.
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Study: Homeless People Face Higher Mortality Risk
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Study: Equity in Car Share Programs Requires Low Cost, Broad Coverage
Data from a Los Angeles car share program showed its impact on underserved communities was ‘limited by its small footprint.’
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