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The Loop Link In Chicago: $32,000,000 For A Lane Still Filled With Rush Hour Traffic

March 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Rush hour Chicago provides an untapped income for the city of Chicago. Traffic enforcement could pick up funds from well-deserved traffic tickets. It seems no one is getting a ticket and the chaos continues. The larger question is — after $32 million of taxpayer money to build it, is the Loop Link being used as intended? No, not much, it seems. It was designed for fluid, fast, reliable movement — time-saving, much-needed flow for the city's buses. Lost? The Loop Link is specially marked bus lanes meant to offer mass transit an unfettered flight during rush hour times. And yet


Washington’s “Sound Transit 3” Plan Moving Forward Following Approval Of Proposition 1

November 28th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Following an election victory that saw King County (Seattle) and Snohomish County vote for approval of Proposition 1, and Pierce County (Tacoma) vote against it, the Sound Transit 3 plan — which will see a substantial expansion of the region's light-rail system as well as bus rapid transit (BRT), express bus, and commuter rail services — will now be moving forward



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