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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...

    Study nixes train between Lake County and downtown Orlando

    Study nixes train between Lake County and downtown Orlando
    Mass-transit enthusiasts have talked for years about getting a train or special express-bus service to link communities in east Lake County with downtown Orlando. Forget it – that's the verdict of a $1.7 million study looking at the concepts....

    Tri-Rail link to downtown Miami needs $69 million in funds to happen

    Tri-Rail link to downtown Miami needs $69 million in funds to happen
    In less than two years, commuters might be able to take Tri-Rail all the way to downtown Miami – without switching to Metrorail. The plan would get passengers downtown quicker and save them money on fares by giving them a "one seat ride" on Tri-...

    For Metra riders, fare increase depends on type of ticket, destination

    For Metra riders, fare increase depends on type of ticket, destination
    When Marlene Tillis bought her February Metra pass recently, she was surprised to find out how much the cost had jumped: an increase of $14.50 to $92.75 for a month's worth of rides. That amounts to an 18.5 percent increase — more than the average...