January 11, 2019, 10am PST
The CTA hopes the renovated Garfield Green Line station, originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition, will become a gateway for the Washington Park community.
January 7, 2019, 9am PST
Metro will close several stretches of the Blue and Green lines as it completes $350 million worth of upgrades and opens the new Crenshaw Line. More than 100,000 daily riders may be inconvenienced.
Long Beach Press-Telegram
December 2, 2018, 9am PST
Already delayed, the Crenshaw Line has now sparked debate between stakeholders who favor opposing visions of how the light rail service should link up with the existing Green Line.
August 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
Steven Vance argues that the city is missing an opportunity to zone for and create housing in and around the new Damen Green Line stop.
July 10, 2018, 7am PDT
An international design firm has completed the planned designs for a new transit station in the city of Chicago.
January 29, 2018, 8am PST
Bus riders, comprising about three-quarters of Los Angeles Metro ridership, declined 21 percent since 2013, But it wasn't just bus routes—two light rail lines also lost riders.
August 1, 2017, 9am PDT
Hyde Park resident launches signature campaign to rebuild the CTA's demolished Green Line to connect downtown Chicago with the future site of President Obama's Library.
June 9, 2017, 8am PDT
The 'L' train has survived calls to be disbanded and a tumultuous century and a quarter to become a, sometimes unreliable, city icon.
January 13, 2017, 7am PST
How has the Green Line benefitted the economy of Washington, D.C.? A new report counts the ways.
Greater Greater Washington
May 16, 2016, 8am PDT
It's important for transit to look and feel nice, if only to resurrect its deeply tarnished image in the United States. But ridership depends on good service, not good aesthetics.
May 7, 2016, 11am PDT
The cities of Somerville and Cambridge are digging into their pockets to save the beleaguered Green Line extension project. State transportation officials could decide next week if the additional $75 million matters or not.
January 19, 2016, 9am PST
The potential 2.8 mile expansion of the Metro Green Line would connect light rail to the Norwalk MetroLink Station, opening up new transit options to users throughout the region.
December 18, 2015, 1pm PST
Perkins Eastman has created a splashy proposal for a linear, at-grade park running along a long stretch of one of New York's most famous avenues.
May 23, 2015, 11am PDT
Today's a big day in Houston: two new light rail lines will now supplement the success of the city's Red Line. Meet the Green and Purple Lines, serving the East End and Southeast Houston.
April 8, 2015, 9am PDT
A case study in how New Urbanist principles helped transform the neighborhood around the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
October 31, 2014, 1pm PDT
Dan Reed examines the Green Line in Minneapolis near the campus of the University of Minnesota as a case study of how transit can improve streets.
Greater Greater Washington
July 24, 2014, 2pm PDT
The proposed Grand Paris Express program, which began construction this summer and is expected for completion in 2030, will serve 2 million people a day at "wildly fast speeds." Then there's light rail in the United States.
May 13, 2014, 12pm PDT
With six new Green Line stations coming to Somerville, Massachusetts in the next few years, planners and political leaders are trying to find the right balance between transit oriented redevelopment and its more expensive consequences.
January 10, 2014, 1pm PST
This week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced how it aims to spend $12.4 billion on road and transit projects over the next five years. Expansions of Boston's Fairmount Indigo Line and Green Line are planned.
December 6, 2013, 12pm PST
With the long-awaited extension of Boston's Green Line train to Somerville expected to arrive in a few years, the city has embraced a planning and development process much different from the one that "left behind some of Somerville’s worst spaces."