Light Rail

April 16, 2019, 8am PDT
The future of light rail in Phoenix is in voters' hands.
Arizona Central
April 7, 2019, 5am PDT
State budget wheeling and dealing has yielded $100 million in funding for repairs on the Buffalo Metro Rail system, according to reports.
The Buffalo News
March 25, 2019, 8am PDT
Locally generated sales tax revenue will no longer fund a planned light rail extension in west Phoenix.
Arizona Republic
March 22, 2019, 11am PDT
Canada's capital has approved a major set of extensions to its light rail O-Train system, encompassing 27.3 miles of new track and 24 new stations.
CBC
March 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Most of the U.S. saw public transit ridership continue its downward trend last year, but San Diego’s ridership, particularly on light rail, was up.
KPBS
February 2, 2019, 7am PST
Seattle is going beyond transit oriented development by building apartments on parcels of land near stations.
CityLab
December 20, 2018, 8am PST
The A and G Lines use GPS for their crossing gates, they claim that a new software patch and other improvements would resolve those issues and put the G line on schedule.
The Denver Post
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.
The Los Angeles Times
November 23, 2018, 11am PST
Transit should make people's lives better, with density a key component of successful systems.
Urban Edge
September 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Tacoma is growing, so the city is expanding light rail and introducing bus rapid transit.
The Urbanist
September 17, 2018, 10am PDT
Emory College printed an editorial supporting a MARTA light rail line on the Clifton Corridor.
Emory News
September 8, 2018, 9am PDT
Seattle transit planners are working on a light rail extensions to West Seattle and Ballard, and trying to figure out which development alternatives are worth the cost.
KUOW
August 30, 2018, 7am PDT
The Phoenix City Council took a very early step in the process of delaying and potentially killing long-term plans for public transit in the city.
The Arizona Republic
August 29, 2018, 9am PDT
Planners behind a new 17-mile light rail system that will connect the cities and employers in the Research Triangle in North Carolina overcame a change of funding plans by the state.
The Herald Sun
August 18, 2018, 5am PDT
Miami developers the Melo Group are paying renters to give up parking spaces, even though they already built the garage.
Fast Company
August 1, 2018, 9am PDT
An extended Crenshaw Line would cut north-south through the middle of the Los Angeles basin, connecting three rail transit lines and some of the busiest buses in the county. Some don't want to wait 30 years for the plan to come to fruition.
Los Angeles Times
July 12, 2018, 5am PDT
A new network of buses, designed with the bus priority features, has been proposed in Miami. The catch: it would come at the expense of a promised rail extension program.
Miami Herald
June 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Increasing costs mean local agencies need to dig in their heels if they expect to receive funding from the federal government.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 24, 2018, 10am PDT
A federal grant will allow Sound Transit to double the length of Tacoma's light rail system.
Federal Transit Administration
April 21, 2018, 7am PDT
Seattle officials invited to Nashville to share insights from public transit success, as Davidson County mulls "Let's Move Nashville."
USA Today