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Two Weeks of Rail News, Thanksgiving to December 7, 2018

BART getting quieter as wheels are re-turned to better design Los Angeles Westside and South Bay disagree on how to connect future Crenshaw Line and existing Green Line light rail Del Mar opposes safety fencing to keep people falling off … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

It’s not a train, but… “That’s not the real destination. Pass it on.”

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Rail-Related News, Friday, November 22, 2018

In downtown Toronto, Canada, lanes are given to streetcar riders, who outnumbered car users by at least two to one. Voters reject California gas tax repeal, pass transit taxes in Florida, Texas Milwaukee starts long-delayed downtown streetcar First light rail … Continue reading

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The Adventures of “Miss Alignment” at L.A. Union Station, Part Deux

It’s very attractive architecture inside Union Station, but it’s a jungle! Episode Deux Bureaucrats do nothing: Dear Ms. MacAdams, Thank you for contacting us to share your experience at Union Station on August 14.  We are sorry to hear your … Continue reading

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Rail-Related news, Monday, November 5, 2018

Conductor stops train on tracks to rescue dog in New Jersey From the Dark Side(tm) & Sun Rises in East Dept.: Uber, Lyft clog SF streets according to study Could self-driving cars leave high-speed rail in the dust? More in … Continue reading

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Rail-Related News, Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bill signed by Governor Brown gives BART direct control over housing and other development on its station properties Some state politicians say it’s time to “hit the pause button” on high-speed rail Contractor who handled problematic cracking beams at the … Continue reading

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