Transportation News Links

Our friends over at the American Dream Coalition have pulled together another series of links to transportation policy items in the news:

Personal Rapid Transit: Twenty-First Century Transport? — Rick Harrison, New Geography
Can Entrepreneurs Drive People Movers to Success? — Executive Education, Harvard Business School

Southern states do a U-turn on toll roads — USA Today

Rising affluence sees Beijing cars pass 4 million mark — Google News

Driving mad! 4 million cars clog Beijing roads — Window of China

Should the Feds take over regulation of rail transit safety? — National Journal

Public Transit Ridership Declines — Green Inc., New York Times

Light rail or bus rapid transit: It’s about costs — Industrial Laser Solutions

Norfolk light rail is over budget, behind schedule —, Virginia

New Jersey communities divided over $800 million light rail line —

Job woes reduce transit ridership — USA Today

Two separate train crashes prove fatal in Palm Beach County — Palm Beach Post

Police identify man killed by TRAX in downtown Salt Lake City — Deseret News, Utah

Man on tracks killed by DART train —, Dallas

Copper heist makes for messy day on Sacramento light rail — Sacramento Bee

Light rail workers to be fired after teen deaths — New York Injury News

U.S. System for Tracking Traffic Flow Is Faulted — New York Times

Officials in jam can’t see the traffic — Washington Examiner