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.
Charlotte: City Wrestles With State Over Local Control
What does the streetcar extension project mean for Charlotte's growth and economy? That was the topic at Johnson C. Smith University Wednesday night...
Dallas: City Starting Up Downtown Second Line Again?
Dallas Morning News
It's been more than six years since Dallas Area Rapid Transit began studying a second downtown light-rail line, and a close to three years since it…
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. The Chatter, commentary and opposition articles will be found towards the bottom.
San Antonio: Streetcar Plan Approved by TTC
San Antonio Express News
The Texas Transportation Commission approved taking $92 million in state dollars set aside for U.S. 281 and Loop 1604 and putting it toward VIA Metropolitan Transit's downtown streetcar system...
New Jersey: Trains Put in Flood Zone Despite Warnings
New Jersey Transit's struggle to…
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.
Blogosphere: Another House Proposal Dies
The original six-year House transportation bill had funding levels that were too low, so House leaders axed that and came up with a fairy tale bill in which oil drilling would pay for higher transportation spending levels...
Blogosphere: Creative Transport Financing in Indiana