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Tag: Public Transit

As high-speed rail stalls in California, could the Lone Star State be poised to put the country’s first bullet train on track?
They’re all the rage among cities hoping to become the next Portlandia. But do streetcars lead to cool, dense, economically vibrant urban cores—or is it the other way around?
Millions without power, billions in economic damage, the NYC Halloween parade cancelled -- and is climate change to blame?
A review of Taras Grescoe's new book on how good public transportation makes communities stronger.
I love the bus. I ride the now famous one on which Matt Damon spills coffee on Emily Blunt in the new movie, Adjustment Bureau. It takes me a bit longer to get to work than it would if I took the subway but it’s above ground... read more >
A behind-the-scenes look at the wide-ranging efforts to reduce the massive tournament's environmental impact, from recycling 60,000 used tennis balls to transporting players in cars that emit nothing but water from the tailpipe.
“ ‘The oil has been stopped!’ Those were the words of Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser July 16th to a huge crowd of assembled fishermen, small business owners and residents of a town hall meeting with Kenneth... read more >