Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
Minnesota: Governor Wants More Taxes for Transit
Twin Cities area officials are reviewing Gov. Dayton's proposal for a new quarter-cent sales tax for the seven-county metro area. The money would go toward transit, under the governor's budget proposal...
Dallas: Arlington Set to Launch Commuter Bus
Dallas Morning News
Arlington is gearing up for an August launch of its latest dive into mass transportation: a…
Take a look around Davis Garage, and you'll see more than a few reminders of its former glory days as a rail depot. Still visible are signs reading "Travelers Aid," "Customer Lounge," and "Chapel." Garage customers drop off their keys through the old ticket window, leaning against the same marble counter rail passengers did half a century ago... Read On
As America's streetcar renaissance
continues, more and more medium-size cities are considering an
investment in the mode. The latest addition to the game: Winston-Salem,
North Carolina, a city of about 200,000 and the state's fifth-largest.
Transportation planners envision a 2.6 mile corridor financed by
federal government stimulus funds that would redefine downtown mobility