Significant Rail News, June 27, 2014

Last Updated: August 23, 2014By

Next State Senate Leader Kevin de León Wants Jerry Brown To Rethink Bullet Train

New Lawsuit Challenges California Cap And Trade Money For High Speed Rail

Jerry Brown [May] Get $250 Million/Year+ In Cap And Trade Money For HSR

Close But No Cigar Dept: Light Rail Station To Serve LAX Vicinity

NIMBys Rally Against Private Sector All Aboard Florida Intercity Rail Service In Palm Beach County

Deja Vu All Over Again Dept: Texas Transportation Commission Approves El Paso Trolley Money

Minnesota: New LRT Green Line Increases Total Area Transit Ridership by 12,000/Day First Week

San Francisco Central Subway Digging Done

NIMBYs Try Increasingly Desperate Tactics To Block Kansas City Streetcars

From The Dark Side/Free Parking Not Worth Dying For Dept: Dead Continue To Get Free Parking

BART Announces Parking Fees Increase

Houston vs. Dallas Rail Transit: Center City vs. Suburban Rail Lines

California HSR and Amtrak Cancel Joint Bid For HSR Trains

Editorial: Transportation Sales Tax In Santa Clara County Goes Off Rails (sic)

Senators Propose 12-Cent Federal Gasoline Tax Increase

Hey, Decades Of “Bus-titution” Would Have Told You That Dept: Memphis Ridership Plummets After Trolleys Sidelined

Yes, Oil Industry Will Blame Cap And Trade For High 2015 Prices Dept: Sticker Shock Coming To CA Gas Pumps

Deja Vu All Over Again Dept: Historic St. Paul, MN Train Station Opens As “New” Transportation Hub

Jerry Brown’s FY 2014-15 Budget Keeps HSR Alive, But What Now?

Friday Funnies (Not Cat Blogging!)/At Least It Wasn’t A Train Dept: New Community Column Kicks Off With Memories Of (Famed?) FART

Vote Means Local Property Owners Agree To Fund Pittburg eBART Station

Et Tu, BART/LA Metro? Dept: Overnight Subway Service Returns To Philly

Oakland Airport BART Connector To Cost $6.00 Each Way

Road Program Perhaps Quite Not So Overextended Dept: Oregon DOT Postpones Road Construction Program For A Year

BART “Fleet Of The Future” Final Design Based On Passenger Feedback to Prototype Trains