Rail Oriented Tokyo

There’s a new article in Transport Policy on “What led to the establishment of a rail-oriented city? Determinants of urban rail supply in Tokyo, Japan, 1950–2010,” by Ryosuke Abe and Hironori Kato (Vol. 58, August 2017, Pages 72–79). Abstract: This study analyzed the determinants of urban rail supply in Tokyo using time series data for…

The Park & Ocean Railroad

Check out the story of the Park and Ocean railroad history in San Francisco: “A railroad to Ocean Beach: How ‘the Octopus’ got its way in SF” ~Thanks to Asha W. Agrawal for this post