Keeping up with the tremendous growth on North American Light Rail is a daunting task that a pair of East Penn members have chosen to tackle. Also there are several organizations that keep track of LRT operations and publish their findings on the Web. EPTC has decided to take advantage of these efforts and direct you to our list as well as several professionally maintained web sites to retrieve prototype Light Rail information.
Transit Operators, United States and Canada – EPTC list. Updated Jun-20-2012.
PDF file containing a chronological list of
American Public Transportation Association (APTA) – US Light Rail Transit Links
Lists most Light Rail and Heritage operations. Also links to other sites.
Light Rail Now – Light Rail Progress
News, features, facts, and myths.
Light Rail Transit Association – Advocating Public Transportation.
A wealth of information about Light Rail.
Transportation Research Board – Home Page
Interested in all forms of transportation..
Light Rail Central – The North America Light Rail Information Site
News, photos, terminology, maps and more.
NOTE: This site is not current and appears to be inactive.
APTA - Streetcar and Heritage site
Public Transportation.org – Information about benefits of Public Transportation
These and many more links can be located on the Web with a simple search. Google “Light Rail Systems in US”. Let us know if you get to all 1.5 million hits.