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San Antonio Can't Decide If It's Building Streetcars or Light Rail

The city is locked in a bewildering debate, with transit funding at stake.

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Wichita's Transit System Is About to Run Out of Money

Without a cash infusion, it'll be broke by 2015. What's Chief Steve Spade to do?

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How Amtrak Could Become a Robust, Profitable Enterprise

We might have to choose between economic efficiency and geographic equality.

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A Guide to America's Most Ambitious Transit Projects

The U.S. is currently planning 721 regional transit projects. Don't hold your breath for their completion, though.

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4 Ways the Feds Are Making Transit Better

New funding rules should speed up major projects and increase local benefits.

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Advice for Passing a Massive Infrastructure Referendum

Atlanta's voters rejected a one-cent sales tax to fund a public transportation overhaul. Lessons from Denver, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

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Can China Reinvigorate the American Housing Market?

Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.

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As Chicago Approves its Infrastructure Bank, Cities Across the Country Watch and Wait

The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.