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What Europe Can Learn From Asia

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Most of what I write about is what North America can learn from Europe, but the rich countries of Asia are extremely important as well. But what’s more interesting is knowledge sharing betwee…

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What Europe Can Learn From Asia

Most of what I write about is what North America can learn from Europe, but the rich countries of Asia are extremely important as well. But what’s more interesting is knowledge sharing ...

S-Bahn and RegionalBahn

The American rail activist term regional rail refers to any mainline rail service short of intercity, which lumps two distinct service patterns. In some German cities, these patterns are ...

Could High-Speed Rail Ease California’s Housing Crisis? See Japan.

A UCLA study compares the Japanese Shinkansen network to California's controversial high-speed rail project.

CityRail In Depth: Corridor Capacity

Jonathan English looks at the problems with rail corridor capacity at Union Station as the City looks to move many more people through it. There are solutions.

A Vision for the Dan Patch Corridor

Last year I posted about the potential for regional rail in the Twin Cities and Minnesota, and for this post I’ll be focusing on a route that has been of interest to me for over a decade; ...

Ireland Makes a ‘Dublin Underground’ a Top Priority

Ireland's National Transport Authority puts a subway through central Dublin at the top of its six-year spending priorities list. Also: Light rail service begins in the Australian city of ...

Joe Biden Doesn’t Go Far Enough On Transit

Please wake us when the Democratic 2020 candidates get serious about transit in the 21st century.

Rail to the Rescue

Amid an ever-worsening crisis of affordable housing, investment in transportation can be key to connecting people to affordable homes.

How MARC commuter trains could become premier urban transit

With the Red Line off the table, there is not a single new rail line in the next six year transportation plan ( CTP ) for the Baltimore regi...