TFA readers are getting in the habit of sending tips about rail passenger items of regional interest. Thanks! This one comes from Atlanta.
Not sure if you follow Track 29, but this was an interesting 3-part analysis on the Issues in Atlanta regarding claiming rights-of-way for local transit perhaps at the expense of inter-city rail.
The bottom line is that Atlanta DOT and Amtrak backed off. Matt presents what appear to be some good alternatives if the beltline is realized.