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January 2014

MBTA head receives humanitarian leadership award from Transportation Research Board

Matt Rocheleau | The transportation division of the National Research Council has named MBTA General Manager Beverly A. Scott the recipient of a biennial award recognizing humanitarian leadership. The Sharon D. Banks Award for Humanitarian Leadership in Transportation has... Continue Reading →

Bright Idea for SEPTA: Regional Rail Lite

Sandy Smith | Philly Mag This week’s big news out of 1234 Market Street is that, as part of its big capital project catch-up list, SEPTA may purchase bilevel electric multiple-unit (EMU) railcars to increase capacity on its Regional Rail... Continue Reading →

Public to get a chance to comment on transit development proposal

Harry Funk | Pittsburgh Post Gazette Mt. Lebanon residents will have the opportunity to comment on a possible major development for the municipality’s business district. A public comment meeting on March 10 will address transit-oriented development under consideration for a... Continue Reading →

Taking California’s bullet train to a greener future

Brian P. Kelly and Mary D. Nichols | Los Angeles Times California's high-speed rail is one of the largest public works projects anywhere in the world. Like the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Area Rapid Transit, Interstate 5 and the California... Continue Reading →

Almost $4 billion in real estate projects in the works near DART’s rail stations

Steve Brown | Dallas News Back in the 1990s when DART built the first leg of its North Texas rail system, developers were late to catch the train. It took several years before commercial real estate investors and builders figured... Continue Reading →

Transit workshop focuses on future of downtown Windsor, CT

Jennifer Coe | ReminderNews A planner’s rendering of the future of downtown Windsor shows a picture of a bustling street filled with businesses and pedestrians. With plans for on-street parking, a new parking garage located behind Town Hall and mixed-use... Continue Reading →

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