Light Rail Transit

« Back to Land-Use Planning Dictionary

Light, rail bound trains, different from subway/heavy or regional trains because they can operate in mixed traffic, can have passengers board from the street level (as opposed to a platform level with the train), and can have drivers collect fares. Examples in California include San Francisco’s Muni Metro (lines J, K, L, M, N, and T) and Los Angeles’ Blue, Expo, Gold, and Green lines.

Scroll to Top