Commuter Trains Now!: A Common Sense Plan to Improve Mass Transit in Detroit Quickly and Inexpensively (Paperback)
This book presents a common sense plan to improve mass transit in Detroit by starting low cost commuter trains on existing rail corridors. The business plan presented does away with the need for studies and consultants, high costs, fancy equipment and long lead times. Outlined is a blueprint for quickly and inexpensively starting up one or more commuter trains in Detroit or any other city needing to improve its mass transit system.
Byron Babbish is an attorney who has been studying the railroad industry since 1975. His interest in commuter trains began when he rode one to law school for three years. He has written many books on railroads including three on passenger trains. He has worked on railroads in many capacities including operations and planning.