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October 24, 2023
On Track for Success: Decoding Montreal’s REM Model for Efficient Transit Projects in the U.S

Why is it so difficult to build subway and light rail projects in America? Every week there’s a new story about an American transit project that is behind schedule, over budget, or “paused”. Montreal’s Réseau express métropolitain (REM) stands out as a recent North American project that has begun to address some of the challenges that have foiled so many others. What is REM getting right that other projects aren’t? 

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February 24, 2016
In U.S. Transit, It’s Back to the Future

Why can’t our transit operators catch up to where the rest of the world was a generation ago?

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