Emissions from freight facilities disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.
One blogger's money-saving flight from Britain to Germany and back has made us rethink our travel plans. Jordon Cox, who
Minneapolis-St. Paul transit police are especially hard on American Indians.
Rail is too expensive and logistically challenging to take the place of pipelines and support expanded tar sands production. Tar sands oil is some of the most expensive in the world to produce - and shipping crude by rail to the Gulf costs twice as much as by pipeline.
Hawaii lawmakers took turns hammering Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday over his request to let the county continue
It was just the latest in a series of incidents involving rail accidents that have been linked to the North American oil
The good news is that we can change course -- well, that is if the politicians find the will to do so. They must stop the brinksmanship, reject destructive austerity budgets and start investing in a long-term plan.
As a former intern at the MTA, I have seen first-hand that the constant lack of funding and political pressure to cut costs are beginning to take their toll on the condition of critical infrastructure and rolling stock.
"Our rail network is not as redundant as our road network in the Northeast," Todorovich said. "There are not a lot of options
In such an urbanized country as the United States, it surprises how few of the nation's workers depend on public transport
If the United States ignores an opportunity to reshape its economic geography with high-speed trains, it's likely to get left behind.
On Friday, for the first time, Arizona's State Transportation Board approved a state rail plan which includes connecting the major metropolitan areas of Phoenix and Tucson by passenger rail.