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.
International: Subway Work Unearths Ancient Road
Archaeologists in Greece's second-largest city have uncovered a 70-meter (230-foot) section of an ancient road built by the Romans that was the city's main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago...
DC: DDOT Seeks Streetcar Request for Information
The District is seeking the industry's perspective and feedback for the 22 Mile Priority Streetcar System Project. This Request for Information is an inquiry…
Reconnecting America President and CEO John Robert Smith will address rural transportation needs in a speech entitled "Stations, Livability and Economic Development" at the Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, Jan. 14-16. State Agriculture and Rural Leaders (SARL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the roles of agriculture and rural development leadership in all 50 states, Canadian provinces and U.S. territories. SARL works collaboratively with the Council of State Governments and the National Conference of State Legislatures to host this annual Summit which address the critical issues and challenges that agriculture and rural communities face. The Legislative Ag Chairs Summit is the number one meeting for legislators whose major focus is agriculture and rural communities. It is the only conference of its kind for state and provincial policy-makers. More information
Could light rail or modern streetcars help reverse the economic decline on Scottsdale's McDowell Road corridor? One of the city's longtime business leaders is floating the idea, saying Scottsdale ought to imagine the possibility of high-capacity transit in the area and start a healthy dialogue about it..... Read On