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.
Seattle: Mayor Wants to Speed Up Rail Planning
Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn wants to speed up planning on two big transit projects, including a potential new span for a light rail or a rapid streetcar line across the Lake Washington ship canal to Ballard...
National: Sen Lautenberg Announces Retirement
Yesterday afternoon, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, announced that…
Blogosphere - In this section you'll find commentary, opinion and editorials from blogs and newspapers around the country. The opinions expressed in these blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Reconnecting America.
Opinion: MTA Does Right Thing on Rail Cars
Los Angeles Times
It is in the nature of politicians to keep making the same mistakes over and over again, especially if they're the kind of mistakes favored by a lawmaker's key financial backers...
Blogosphere: Small Investments Can Pay Off
If you ever doubted whether a small investment in biking and walking could have a large impact, here is…
Today, Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG) and city of Columbia, S.C., officials will meet with North Carolina Department of Transportation/Rail Division and Amtrak representatives in Raleigh, N.C., to discuss a proposed commuter-rail line between Columbia and Charlotte, N.C...