A victim of road violence speaks.
Holland has a long history of going above and beyond for people who travel outside cars in the winter — and no, we're not talking about that Holland.
Hop on the Piccadilly Line in Central London and in 50 minutes you can debark at any of the terminals at Heathrow Airport, without changing trains. Get on BART in downtown San Francisco, and one can go directly to the perimeter of the International Terminal. Getting further into the airport requires a transfer to SFO's "Airtrain." That's similar to the way things work at Oakland, New York, or many other American airports, where transfers between urban rail systems and people movers" are typical.
A couple of crucial studies show why congestion often gets worse (because politicians don't always heed studies!). Plus the other news.
Amtrak wants intercity rail take its rightful place as an essential component of our public transportation ecosystem, rather than quasi-private afterthought.
Advocates from St. Paul, Minn. are hoping to restore some of what the Black community lost when a highway was run through their core neighborhood — and to provide an unconventional model for other communities across the country to do the same.