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REM loophole allows Caisse to sell if light rail line flops

The agreement between the Quebec government and the private parties involved in the REM light rail line was made public Monday.

In it is a clause that allows Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) to sell the line or parts of it if it is not successful within five years of opening. 385 more words


Consultations on now

Thanks to Rick Jelfs of Transport Action BC for the heads up on two sets of consultations going on at present. This illustration comes from the City of Vancouver’s PDF of the Arbutus Greenway in its expected final form with a streetcar! 340 more words


Sydney's Tram Wreck

The CBD and South East light rail (CSELR) project has left a scar along George Street and throughout Surry Hills, Moore Park, Randwick, Kensington and Kingsford. 279 more words


"BigDig" Nashville Edition

There’s No Plan Here!

I have only one comment on  Transit Vote Town Hall / News Channel Two Thursday April 12

The lady from Cumberland Region Tomorrow said it all:  152 more words


Light rail not expected to expand to west side of Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – Transportation officials now say they don’t recommend expanding the Tide to the west part of the city.

Hampton Roads Transit is holding two meetings this week to update the public on extending the light rail. 203 more words


Trains and light rail versus roads and buses

The Government has an obvious preference for railway lines over roads, but there are concerns about the rail option in the US, where in many areas passenger numbers are static or falling. 963 more words