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light rail

a transport system using small trains or trams, often serving parts of a large metropolitan area
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The work covers construction of 29 miles of track, 15 stations, eight park-and-ride facilities and two cut-and-cover light-rail tunnels, along with modifications to seven existing bridges.
The study found that construction of a light-rail system increased physical activity and subsequent weight loss by people served by that system.
The dollars aren't there to build light-rail systems.
After Los Angeles' latest light-rail project, the Gold Line, fell well short of ridership projections, local officials forged ahead with plans for a $900 million extension.
The economic value that society places on light-rail transit is reflected, in part, by people's willingness to pay for it.
Indeed, it's now looking as if Portland, San Diego, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, pioneers in Western light-rail service, were just a bit ahead of their times.
Currently, the MTA has two Westside projects, the light-rail Expo Line and an extension of the Red Line subway down Wilshire Boulevard, with a rail line in the Eastside in the works.
THE RELATIVELY "GRASSROOTS" MONORAIL PROJECT WAS ORIGINALLY CONCEIVED AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO A PROPOSED UBER-BOONDOGGLE LIGHT-RAIL LINE (WHICH WE ALSO VOTED FOR, SINCE WE'RE THE BOONDOGGLIEST TOWN ARROUND
The light-rail system will run every four minutes during peak periods and take only 8 minutes to travel from the airport to Jamaica.
STS) (NYSE:SI), headquartered in Sacramento, CA, is the number one supplier of light rail vehicles in North America with more than 850 light-rail vehicles ordered in the U.
Scope of work: A light-rail system in Copenhagen on Ring 3 from Lundtofte to the north to IshE[sup.
With the Orange Line nearly surpassing its 15-year ridership goals in just seven months, transit experts say the MTA should consider expanding the line and even adopting a light-rail system -- sooner rather than later -- to meet soaring passenger demand.