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In news that comes as no surprise to transit advocates, a USC study released this week shows that people who live near the Expo Line are driving less. Angelenos who live near an Exposition Light Rail station dramatically reduced the number of miles they drove and tripled their rail ridership after the opening of the […]

Dec 17th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last November Measure J, the proposal to extend the Los Angeles County Metro transit tax to help build more rail and other public transportation projects, just barely missed the 2/3 mark by 16,000 votes. That’s the annoying news. The good news is that local leaders are looking to revive the transit tax extension: Don’t look […]

Oct 7th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Expo Line has only been open for a year, is only halfway complete on its journey from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, and yet it’s already seeing significant ridership growth. Neon Tommy has the story: Ridership on weekdays has been increasing at a steady clip of about 1,000 per month, reaching an estimated […]

May 6th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

OK, OK, the headline for this post is something of a tease. Today China began service on the world’s longest HSR line, running nearly 2,300 kilometers from Beijing to Guangzhou: Two trains departed from stations in Beijing and Guangzhou at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., respectively, to mark the opening of the 2,298-km line. Running […]

Dec 27th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized