Across North America, from ocean to ocean and Canada to Mexico, more and more cities are turning to rail transit to solve congestion, energy use and pollution problems. This article reviews a Regional Plan Association report, "The Renaissance of Rail Transit in America". The report, prepared in cooperation with the American Public Transit Association, summarizes the experience of nine North American rail systems built since World War II - Atlanta, Baltimore, Buffalo, Portland (Ore.), San Diego, San Francisco, South Jersey, Toronto, and Washington, DC. The article also discusses other recent construction as well as systems still in planning stages.

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  • Accession Number: 00615815
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1991 12:00AM