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InlandRail Endorses Mary Lou Johnson. At their September meeting, the InlandRail board, with board members Bryant and Lamotte absent, and board member Lamotte later expressing his wishes to go on record as dissenting, endorsed Mary Lou Johnson in her bid to unseat County Commissioner Al French, who arguably has done more to derail the light rail project than any other single person. Read more.
InlandRail's 2013 Billboard Campaign. Did you catch any of our billboards? We thought it was time to renew the region's interest. See our FAQs page for new information and a much needed "shot in the arm".
InlandRail's Email List. To more easily communicate with our friends, we have created our first interactive email list. Learn more about it on our email lists page—join now!
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs... a subject triggering keen emotion and intense debate these days. Check out the very positive jobs forecast associated with a light rail effort in our region. Regardless, the STA Board (and some others) refused to accept this comprehensive analysis when they torpedoed the light rail steering committee's recommended high capacity transit alternative—light rail for the east-west corridor.
Guest Editorial in the S-R. InlandRail Board president KC Traver wrote a guest opinion that appeared in the March 27, 2010 Spokesman-Review RoundTable. We invite you to check it out. This is truly a must-read. His article is also available on our editorial page—click here.
Recommended InlandRail Editorials:
• The Rest of The Story
• The Charlotte Success Story
• STA and AVISTA Wedding Makes For Strange Bedfellows
• A Quick Primer: Axle Loads And Street Deterioration
• $4 Million Annual Loss
• STA's Latest Shenanigans
Recommended Outside Reading:
• PublicTransport.about.com Public Transport site hosted and authored by Christopher MacKechnie. Great repository of transportation related information, both rail and bus.
• The Transport Politic: "The Silly Argument Over BRT and Rail"
• Light Rail or BRT? Documented discussions and public debates regarding the suitability of BRT versus LRT.
2013 Billboard Campaign
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