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Hyperloop could dramatically change how Texans do business statewide

An artist rendering of what a future hyperloop station could look like. | Photo courtesy of AECOM

September 25, 2017 - 2:17pm

In metro Phoenix, transit races to catch up with sprawl

Transportation 2050, coined T2050, sets out a plan to triple light rail's reach in Phoenix by adding 42 miles of rail over the next three decades. | Photo courtesy of Valley Metro Rail

September 19, 2017 - 4:50pm

Will light rail carry Houston into the future?

With the addition of two new lines and the lengthening of the Red Line, the MetroRail now covers 22 miles and reached 18.5 million boardings last year. | Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

September 19, 2017 - 1:19pm

Toll Road drives Pflugerville expansion

Amy Madison, executive director of Pflugerville CDC stands on the steps of her soon-to-be office, looking back at the data center, Marriott conference center and Community Impact HQ  in the State Highway 130 Commerce Park. | Crain National photo by Kimberly Reeves.

September 18, 2017 - 2:59pm

TriMet offering reduced fares to low-income riders to expand options

A newly adopted transit discount program is cutting TriiMet bus fares in half for anyone earning 200 percent or less of the federal poverty level. | Crain National photo. 

September 14, 2017 - 11:28am

The Queen City shifts from traditional transportation options

Charlotte Area Transit System's LYNX Blue Line. | Photo by Tedd Lane, Crain National.

September 13, 2017 - 3:25pm

Seattleites are digging city’s dockless bike share program

Users of Lime Bike and Ofo, two of Seattle's bike share providers, park their rides outside while visiiting Serious Pie.| Photo via Kiewic/Flickr

September 13, 2017 - 11:51am

Rail plan derailed, Indy looks to bus rapid transit for economic development

Indianapolis officials hope to encourage transit-oriented development along IndyGo's routes through the city, potentially around new stations. Pictured is IndyGo's only existing transit station. | Crain National photo by Chris O'Malley.

September 12, 2017 - 11:06am

Leaders say expanded transit in SLC would benefit business

Billy Hesterman, vice president of the Utah Taxpayers Association, said improvements proposed to the Salt Lake City mass transit system “have the potential” to benefit the business community. | Photo Courtesy of the Utah Taxpayers Association.

September 11, 2017 - 6:38pm

Nashville's massive effort in light rail holds both promise and problems

Nashville transportation planners and engineers are looking at Denver's light rail system as a potential model for similar Music City. | Photo by Jeffrey Beall via Flickr

September 11, 2017 - 1:25pm