Gold Coast Tram

Trams are good for your health

Woman gives up car to avoid buying gas http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Woman-gives-up-car-to-avoid-buying-gas-121424504.html PHOENIX – Two months ago, Nicole Underwood had an epiphany. ai???When gas prices hit $3.50 I was like, thatai??i??s it!ai??? she said. She realized that at $3.50, gas stations were charging the same for one gallon of gas as it costs for an all day pass [...]

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U.S Light Rail & Tram news

Firstly a report from abc 15.com in Phoenix Arizona http://www.abc15.com/dpp/traffic/record-light-rail-ridership-due-to-gas-price-hikes Record light rail ridership due to gas price hikes? Light rail ridership has hit a new record, at the same time as gas prices did the same. But Metro is being careful about drawing conclusions. Nearly 1.2 million riders used the light rail in March, [...]

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Light rail that works

CALGARYai??i?? From Saturday’s Globe and Mail by Marcus Gee http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/marcus-gee/light-rail-that-works/article1887237/ Mayor Rob Ford has left no confusion about how he feels about light-rail transit. One of his first acts as mayor was to declare the death of Transit City, a multibillion-dollar plan for a network of above-ground transit lines. Listening to Mr. Ford, you might [...]

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Light Rail Transforming Cities, Guiding Development

December 27, 2010 JJ Sutherland, National Public Radio http://www.npr.org/ It's hard to find a city in America that isn't planning, proposing, studying or actually building a light rail system. Cities as diverse as Dallas, Seattle and Washington, D.C., all see light rail as part of their future — a way to reshape their development. There [...]