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A complete guide to North & South American metro rail and light rail systems,
                                                including subways, els, peoplemovers, subte networks:

 

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SUBWAYS & LIGHT RAIL
in the U.S.A.

-- The Book! --
Vol. 2: The West

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Atlanta
Baltimore
Belo Horizonte
Boston
Brasília
Buenos Aires
Buffalo
Calgary
Caracas
Charlotte
Chicago
Cleveland
Dallas
Denver

Detroit

Edmonton
Guadalajara
Houston

Jacksonville
Las Vegas
Lima
Los Angeles
Maracaibo
Medellín
Mendoza
Mexico City

Miami
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Monterrey

Montréal

Morgantown
New York City
Norfolk
Northern New Jersey (Newark)
Panamá
Philadelphia
Phoenix
Pittsburgh
Portland

Porto Alegre

Recife
Rio de Janeiro
Sacramento
St. Louis
Salt Lake City
San Diego
San Francisco
San Francisco BART
San José (Santa Clara Valley)
San Juan
Santiago de Chile
Santo Domingo
São Paulo
Seattle
Tacoma
Toronto
Valencia
Valparaíso
Vancouver
Washington

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SUBWAYS & LIGHT RAIL
in the U.S.A.

-- The Book! --
Vol. 1: East Coast

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cities with metro & light rail projects - planned or under construction:

Atlanta | Bogotá | Cincinnati | Córdoba | Cuenca | Cuiabá | Curitiba | Detroit | Fortaleza | Fort Lauderdale | Goiânia | Hamilton | Honolulu | Kansas City | Milwaukee | Ottawa | Quito | Salvador | San Antonio | Santos | Tucson | Waterloo Region

For further informatiion about projects in Brazil click here!


heritage & classic streetcar systems with regular daily service:

Little Rock | Memphis | New Orleans | Philadelphia | San Francisco | Tampa

 

Vignelli Transit Maps

 


 

   general links for North & South American metros

NYC Subway Resources is the site you need for anything related to North America not included in UrbanRail.Net (incl. many good maps)

ERA (Electric Railroaders’ Association - USA)

Alamys.org - Association of Latin American Metros and Subways

Allen Morrison - the specialist in Latin American metros and other electric city transport

Jon Bell's Transit Pages include links to many US mass transit systems

RailServe: The Internet Railroad Directory - Over 2,000 rail-related links, search engine, forums, railfan chat rooms, and more!

www.lightrailnow.org

North American Rail Transit News Links by Joe Mendoza

The Transport Politic - Urban Rail Projects in North America

US Streetcar Systems (mostly vintage systems) by John Smatlak

Ktransit.com - Mark Kavanagh's website with lots of transit photos

 

planned metros in North & South America
 
 Curitiba (Brazil)

Linha Azul (Blue Line - 22 km, 21 stations) from Santa Cândida to CIC Sul. The line will be underground for 19 km, following the present bus corridor. Between Passeio Público and Praça Eufrásio Correia, the Metrô will run below Riachuelo and Barão do Rio Branco streets. Along Avenida Winston Churchill, some 500 m after Terminal do Pinheirinho up to the BR-476, the Metrô will be elevated. The rest up to Terminal da CIC-Sul will be at grade.
(Planning status 2009).

Check official website here!

 

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