Category: Commuter Rail

  • Getting to WES

    Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies Winter 2011 Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Åsa Bergman, Portland State University Topic: Modeling Access Mode Choice for Westside Express Service Commuter Rail Abstract: How do commuter rail riders choose access modes? This presentation discusses the results of an analysis of access mode choice by riders of one of…

  • Talking to Conservatives About Rail Transit

    Streetfilms has a great video with William Lind, a conservative transit advocate, about how to talk about transit in terms that conservatives will appreciate. I would also note that the late Paul Weyrich, who co-founded the Heritage Foundation, was a trail transit advocate, evening making that point while serving on an infrastructure panel for the…

  • Financing Public Transportation

    Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies Spring 2009 Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Michael Ward Public Transit Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Transportation Topic: How Public Transportation is Financed in Oregon When: Friday, May 22, 2009, 12:00 – 1:00pm Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204

  • Build Your Own HCT System

    Metro has launched a tool that lets you select your own set of High Capacity Transit corridors, which will then be scored on cost, ridership and other factors. Take it out for a spin.

  • Lovely

    A great vision from APTA (American Public Transit Association), but I’d be more interested a political and financial plan to get us there.