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Posts Tagged ‘The Transport Politic’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Yonah Freemark, Founder & Writer, The Transport Politic

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Yonah Freemark is an urbanist and journalist who has worked in architecture, planning, and transportation. He is the founder and writer of The Transport Politic.

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In Atlanta’s TIGER Bid, Innovative “Beltline” Takes Backseat to Streetcar

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
Atlanta Streetcar Map - The Transport Politic

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For years, the city of Atlanta has been developing ambitious plans to connect its radial transit lines with a circular “beltline.” As envisioned, the $2.8 billion project would include 22 miles of light rail and recreational amenities, circling the central city, taking advantage of existing freight lines. For now, however, those plans are getting less attention from city leaders than a 2.6-mile streetcar line that would serve as an east-west connector for downtown.

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Chicago’s Plans for a High-Speed Airport Link Revived Thanks to Investor Interest

Monday, August 23rd, 2010
Mayor Richard Daley hopes for a fully privately funded project connecting downtown with O’Hare Airport, but the city should be sure not to give away too much in the process. Photo by Ono-Sendai on Flickr

Chicago, perhaps like no other city in the United States, has set itself apart as a center of trade, and recently that has been expressed in the growth of its two airports, O’Hare and Midway. With the resurgence of passenger rail promoted by the Obama Administration, it may be able to reassert its dominance in that field; it will sit at the confluence of three upgraded intercity rail lines already at least partially funded: One to St. Louis, another to Detroit, and a third to Milwaukee and Madison.

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