Vilas Bhuchar, Feb 01, 10.
Capital Metro will begin offering commuter rail service from downtown Austin to Leander in March.
Steve Hawley, Jan 29, 10.
A PBS documentary, airing February 8, says that Detroit must switch from building cars to building trains in order to remain economically competitive.
According to one recent study, truck drivers are 23 times more likely to get in a crash or a near-miss while texting, prompting the new ban.
The new rules are meant to reduce smog during rush hour. Nitrogen dioxide, which comes largely from car exhaust, has been tied to human respiratory problems.
Steve Hawley, Jan 28, 10.
Texas was far less prepared than other states and will receive just $4 million - of the $8 billion total - to improve service between Austin and Fort Worth.
H-GAC will discuss the year-long Regional Transit Framework Study at meetings in Texas City, Richmond, The Woodlands, and Houston.
Contributor, Wired.com, Jan 27, 10.
Want more jobs? Build transit, not highways
Steve Hawley, Jan 27, 10.
DART hopes to incorporate more suburbs without requiring them to pay the full one-cent sales tax, which has been an obstacle to its growth.
Columnist and member of the Editorial Board, Houston Chronicle, Jan 25, 10.
We started out sprawling, and are now developing tight-packed cores
Vilas Bhuchar, Jan 25, 10.
David Wolff, the soon-to-depart METRO chairman, thinks it's time for serious discussions about allowing the agency to retain its one-cent sales tax.
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