On track to meet tomorrow's needs

Cohen, Jodi B.
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/12/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30330, p20A
Trade Publication
Reports on the major rail transportation projects in the Southeast. Railroad development and expansion in Atlanta, Georgia, under the Transit Oriented Development program; Commuter rail service planned between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana; Light-rail line proposed in West Virginia.


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