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Light Rail Debate
Max Nofziger argues that light rail is too costly and will destroy the Austin we love.
"...Rail Will Cost Too Much and Destroy Austin..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Max Nofziger

LIGHT RAIL U.S.A.: A Quick Scorecard on Other Cities
"...Atlanta has light rail as part of the extensive MARTA system, given..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature

A Light-Rail Named Desire
Capital Metro Plows Ahead With Studies on Cedar Park Line
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Feb. 28, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

LIGHT RAIL 101: The Facts, Figures, & Terms You Need to Know
"...Light Rail: According to the experts at the American Public..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature

Light Rail
"...The failed light rail referendum is one race on the ballot where..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Rail Debate
Former City Council Member Max Nofziger vs. Current City Council Member Daryl Slusher
"...Light Rail: Now --- or Houston Tomorrow In almost a..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Light Rail on the Web
"...can check out and learn how Austin's efforts toward light rail stack up against other cities: Capital Metro Honestly,..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature

Guided Busway Better Than Light Rail
"...Hey Austin, forget light rail, it's too expensive and not flexible enough. Try..."

Nov. 4, 2003 Postmarks

Hot Corners: Land Use, Light Rail, and Smart Growth
"...Just as surely as a freeway does, a rail system would open up vast amounts of land to..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Rail Debate
Former City Council Member Max Nofziger vs. Current City Council Member Daryl Slusher
"...More Light Rail InfoBallot Language"The operation of a fixed rail system..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature

Light Rail Has and Is Working
"...Dear Editor, Light rail has successfully attracted choice riders (defined as those..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Postmarks

Please Cover Light Rail
"...defeat, and the final nail in the coffin for light rail in Austin, if we allow City Council to..."

Sept. 24, 2013 Postmarks

Leave Light Rail Alone
"...Dear Editor, Capital Metro, you have railroad tracks from Giddings to Llano. Your maintenance on them..."

Aug. 22, 2007 Postmarks

Mueller Not Right Choice for Light Rail
"...Dear Editor, Major decisions regarding light rail in Austin will be made this year by..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Postmarks

My Ideal Light Rail Route Would Be ...
"...deck of I-35. It would connect to Cap Metro's light rail line near 38th Street on the north end,..."

June 10, 2005 Postmarks

Austin Doesn't Need Light-Rail
"...no legitimate "champion" has emerged to pimp Capital Metro's light-rail [“Streetcar Desires,” News, July 20] is that Austin has..."

July 20, 2007 Postmarks

Light Rail Debate
Former City Council Member Max Nofziger vs. Current City Council Member Daryl Slusher

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature

Projected Cost for First Three Light Rail Lines:

April 4, 1997 News Feature

Why Rail?
The city is pushing for a 2012 vote to build urban rail. The critics are asking, 'Who needs it?'
"...Club – and you may come away convinced that rail-based mass transit is about as desirable for a city..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Run Out on a Rail
Capital Metro fires its freight rail carrier, Longhorn Railway, and its litigious owner, Don Cheatham, and finds a temporary replacement.
"...died with a hammer in his hand, but Longhorn Railway general manager Don Cheatham appears poised to expire --..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Urban Rail: Which Way to Connect?
Project Connect recommends a rail corridor – and transit advocates board opposing trains
"...to advise city officials on the development of urban rail, approved Project Connect's sub-corridor recommendations of East Riverside and..."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Mac McCann

The Road to Rail
Can light rail in Austin work well with Smart Growth?
"...do something about the horrible traffic on the highways? Light rail ain't it. Wanna do something about our ever-dirtier..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
"...After 15 years of flirting with light rail, is Capital Metro finally ready and able to..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Light Headed?
What Commuters Want
"...the No. 1 problem caused by Austin's growth. (For highlights of the market study, see the box on p.24.)..."

July 23, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Riding the Rail
The challenge for Capital Metro: convincing voters that the new light rail isn't the old light rail that they rejected last year
"...and persistent opponents of Capital Metro's plans for a light-rail system -- such as the businesses along South Congress..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Commuter Rail: Stuck in the Station Again
The attempt to salvage commuter rail in the San Antonio-Dallas Corridor
"...On Nov. 7, Austin voters killed light rail. On Nov. 28, the Travis County Commissioners Court..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Rail-ly Expensive
"...Projected Cost for First Three Light Rail Lines:..."

April 4, 1997 News Feature

Supports Commuter Rail Plan
"...Dear Editor, I support the commuter rail plan even though I voted against light rail in..."

Oct. 26, 2004 Postmarks

New Rail Options for Capital Metro
"...need to sell bonds in order to finance a light rail starter line, at a time when voters appear..."

Dec. 22, 1995 News Feature

David to Goliath-Light: Drop Dead!
The newly formed Save South Congress Association aims to put the brakes on light rail's return.
"...to mark the first anniversary of "the victory over light rail" and "a celebration of democracy and a government..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

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