It’s a scene that plays out every day on America’s highways: vehicles stuck in traffic. Has the cost of congestion simply been accepted, or are there other efficient means, such as passenger rail, of getting from Point A to B?
Amid much excitement, the first section of Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART‘s) newest line, the Green line, opened on September 14, 2009. The Green line joins DART‘s successful light rail network that also includes the Red and Blue lines. Along with excitement, the Green line brings a challenge to the entire DART network — an […]
Then In the 1970s, the governor of Texas and State Legislature asked the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) to evaluate rail for intercity travel. Below is an abridged version of the article published on this study in the April 1977 issue of the Texas Transportation Researcher. Historical Overview of Rail in Texas In the early 1800s […]