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.
Los Angeles: Villaraigosa Part II
One of the major themes of Streetsblog's recent interview with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was the timeline for transit expansion. Rather than an outline of when projects would be completed, we sought to chronicle the policy switch from moving cars to a true pro-transit agenda...
Phoenix: Region Gets OK to Run LRT in Freeway Median
Valley Metro crossed a major hurdle Wednesday…
Metra commuters - your attention, please. The next outbound Union Pacific train to Harvard with intermediate stops at Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Barrington and Cary (and a lot of other northwest 'burbs), has caused the number of home sales in your municipalities to be up a robust 57 percent over last year, and your home's value to go up at least 9 percent over last year.... Read On
Metra Rail officials and mayors from four Northwest suburbs presented their plans for development near planned Metra STAR Line stations Tuesday, Dec. 8, including Arlington Hts.' ambitious long-term $100 million redevelopment plan.... Read On