Trends in the Region: Reluctant Texans Take Small Steps Toward Mass Transit
- Only the riders have changed. Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor;11/25/97, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p3
Looks at the elevated railroad in Chicago, Illinois. How, after a century, it remains a cherished, if noisy, icon; Historic observations; Statistic on riders; Viability of the L which remains inextricably linked to the city's neighborhoods and its downtown business climate.
- Is Grand Central South Sinking? Voyles, Bennett; Chapman, Parke // National Real Estate Investor;Nov2002, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p10
Reports on a disagreement over the proposed transit system in New York City as of November 2002. Proponents calling for the construction of a new rail service; Supporters of the proposal to repair the existing transit system; Impact of the feud on the proposed redevelopment of the Manhattan...
- Public transit: Mobility for everyone. Young Jr., Joseph F. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Spring2000, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p25
Discusses the role of public transportation in meeting people's mobility needs in the United States. Decrease in pollution as the number of people who participate in the public transit system increases; Positive impact of public transit even for those who do not use such services; Recommended...
- Sparks Fly Bewteen California Agencies Over Unpaid Rail Bill. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;3/15/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31841, p36
Discusses the dispute between the Bay Area Rapid Transit District and the San Mateo County Transit District over the poor financial performance of the rail line to the San Francisco International Airport in California. Bay Area's allegations that San Mateo owes them $11 million for operation of...
- The 'Hardware' Gap in Urban Transport. Smerk, George M. // Business Horizons;Spring66, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on the problems of urban transportation in the United States. Improvements in the quality of urban mass transport; Production of an expedited service to lessen travel time consumption; Importance of bus services on the urban transportation system.
- Gateway Center coordinates Los Angeles transportation. Shapard, Ron // American City & County;May97, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the efforts of Los Angeles, California to improve the efficiency of its transportation systems, with emphasis on the Gateway Center. Description of the center; Services provided by the center; Value of the center; Reference to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation...
- DASH starts morning earlier. Czurak // Grand Rapids Business Journal;01/24/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p7
Announces the schedule of the downtown shuttle system or DASH minibuses for workers in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Aim of the schedule; Ridership statistics; Reason for the change in schedule.
- Mass transit in trouble, gets some new allies. Peirce, Neil // Indianapolis Business Journal;4/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p6
Opinion. Comments on the status of the mass transit project in Indiana. Amount of budget reduction; Poll commissioned by the American Public Transit Association; Consequences to the state of the overreliance on private cars; Refinements of the transportation policy.
- Let's move on transportation. // Crain's Detroit Business;06/04/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p8
Points out the need to eliminate the decades-old gridlock that has blocked improvement in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan's mass transit system and infrastructure. Necessity of regional cooperation; Proposal to levy a tax on services to fund a regional transit authority.