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February 2014

Vancouver’s Canada Line Is a Model of Transit-Oriented Development

Frances Bula | The Atlantic Cities VANCOUVER, Canada — Vancouver’s Canada Line is an international transit model because of the innovative public-private partnership that built, funds and operates it. But the light rail line is also becoming a model for... Continue Reading →

$65M Harvard Square redevelopment to break ground

Thomas Grillo | Boston Business Journal The ground breaking of 114 Mount Auburn St. and the redevelopment of the Conductor’s Building in Cambridge, Mass., is set for Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 9:30 a.m. In 2012, Carpenter & Co. bought the Cambridge... Continue Reading →

Transportation Secretary says state working to buy Western Mass. train tracks

Jim Kinney | The Republican State Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey talked passenger rail, Interstate 91 and the Willimansett Bridge Tuesday in a wide-ranging luncheon hosted by the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce. The event also featured remarks from state Rep. Joseph Wagner, D-Chicopee.... Continue Reading →

How L.A.’s Community Organizers are Mobilizing a Transportation Equity Agenda for All

Vanessa Carter | KCET A leader in California's urban planning scene, Bill Fulton, once characterized Los Angeles as a "reluctant metropolis" -- unwilling to accept that sprawl had hit a wall, unable to see common connections between neighborhoods to create... Continue Reading →

State Farm Announces Major Transit Oriented Development; New Jobs

Charlie P. | Peach Pundit Finalizing what has been rumored for months, State Farm announced this morning that it will build a campus just West of Perimeter Mall, adjacent to the Dunwoody MARTA station. The project will house 8,000 employees,... Continue Reading →

Site seen as key to housing boom

Shawn Regan | Eagle-Tribune HAVERHILL — The city is positioning the long dormant Ornstein Heel property as the catalyst for a potential residential building boom on the Bradford side of the Merrimack River. City Council recently approved a new waterfront zone... Continue Reading →

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