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Manyosen Light Rail Takaoka

万葉線The Manyosen Light Rail system operates in the city of Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture. The Manyosen consists of two connected tram lines and runs from Takaoka Station to Rokudoji Station and then on to Koshinokata.The first line is the 7.9km l...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 25, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa gets its First Metro System

The Ethiopian government recently opened a light rail metro system,intended to transform the lives of the more than 4 million people in the capital. The system is the first of its[...] The post... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-a...

Sal DiCiccio Finds New Way to Oppose Progress

In his article “GOP group opposed to Phoenix light rail tax measure,” Mike Sunnucks adds a line that’s almost a throwaway – but might be the most-important sentence in the piece: “Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio is...

Collision disrupts LRT operation Saturday morning

A collision disrupted the early morning operations of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Saturday.LRT Authority spokesman Hernando Cabrera told dzBB radio a train operator suffered a slight injury due to the collsion.Cabrera said the incident involved a t...
by Tech Pinoy on May 22, 2015

Attn Denver art and photo lovers: Light Rail Gallery grand opening in Olde Town Arvada tomorrow night

Hey Denver folks – tomorrow is First Friday. Time for some shameless self-promotion (although others are being promoted, too). Denver FFs are typically about the Santa Fe district, and perhaps the growing RiNo district. But something interesti...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 5, 2015

Sedgefield Named One of Nation’s Hottest Neighborhoods

Sedgefield Named One of Nation’s Hottest Neighborhoods Online real estate firm Redfin recently named Sedgefield as one of the hottest neighborhoods in the nation! Sedgefield was ranked #7 on Redfin’s list of “10 Neighborhoods That Are Warming...
by Hip Hoods on Aug 30, 2014

Charlotte’s Rail Trail Receives Grant

Charlotte’s Rail Trail Receives Grant Have you heard of The Rail Trail?  If not, you need to be on the lookout for this amazing public park coming to our city! Charlotte’s Rail Trail will be a 3.3-mile trail connecting neighborhoods from Sedgefi...
by Hip Hoods on Jul 12, 2014

Canada’s Longest Light Transit System, The Metro Vancouver

“You know that it is a tradition in the tunnel boring industry to name the machine after woman,” Premier Christie Clark began. “We are here today to christen this machine Alice, after Alice Wilson, who was the very first woman they ever hired i...
by GREEENING on Mar 22, 2014

[ALBUM] Oh Canada, 23e épisode

Après une pause d'un an, The Line of Best Fit reprend le fil de sa compilation "Oh Canada", regroupant les meilleurs espoirs musicaux sentant bon le sirop d'érable et le grizzli assoiffé.Cet article [ALBUM] Oh Canada, 23e épisode est apparu en pr...

The Evening Post: The Detroit Bus Company

I thought this video was cool!  Young entrepreneur Andy Didorosi believes that the way to Detroit’s new era depends on better leadership and a solid connection between the city and the suburbs.  So when the city in 2012 axed its … Continue...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 21, 2013

High-speed rail touted in jobs coalition's new radio campaign

A coalition representing Northern and Central California contractors and union construction workers launched a radio campaign this week applauding the state's proposed high-speed rail system. The group's 60-second spots, narrated by comedian Will D...
by What IS Working on Feb 17, 2012

The Future Of The TTC

Rob Ford may be trying his best to eliminate the LRT plans for Toronto, but you can't silence the majority of the city! I say get the Light Rail Transit 100%!! Believe that, and check out the new look of the soon to be subway trains. More room than e...
by Toronto GRLA on Feb 13, 2012

Common Sense and Train Safety

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is the public transpiration agency for the Salt Lake Metropolitan area. They operate a filet of more than 600 buses and paratransit vehicles, 400 vanpools, 146 light rail vehicles, 63 commuter rail cars and 18 l...


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