Tag Archives: rail transit

Bring rail transit to Detroit Metro Airport – NOW!


With one of the most modern midfield terminals (McNamara Terminal) in the nation, Detroit Metropolitan Airport has much to be proud of. This magnificent structure impresses nearly everyone who uses it. Among its seriously cool features is the elevated internal … Continue reading

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Rails-to-contrails are taking off!


One of the most impressive things that I noticed during a recent trip about Denver’s magnificent international airport is that the city is not relying solely on the almighty automobile, shuttles, or buses for passenger access and ground transportation. Currently under construction … Continue reading

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Rail transit north and south of the border


Below are some interesting data on North American rail transit systems operating outside the United States in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. They are listed by annual ridership (as of 2012, except Xochimilco). As is obvious from … Continue reading

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