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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...

    Leaders should never jump to conclusions

    Leaders should never jump to conclusions
    I try not to get irked by the careless and insensitive things that politicians do, but when Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter jumped to conclusions about the horrific Amtrak train 188 crash that killed eight and injured hundreds, it was beyond the pale....

    Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer alternatives to tunneling

    Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer alternatives to tunneling
    Opponents of a controversial proposal to extend the unfinished 710 Freeway unveiled a variety of options Thursday that they say would eliminate the need for an underground highway between Alhambra and Pasadena. A coalition of community organizations,...

    SEPTA board expected to ban controversial ads on buses

    SEPTA board expected to ban controversial ads on buses
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority board is expected to approve a new policy that would ban controversial ads that criticize particular persons or groups. Thursday's vote comes after the Philadelphia-area...