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May 2014

Area agencies urge commuters to “Dump the Pump” and try transit

North Texas commuters can save money on gasoline prices just by riding public transit, representatives from three area transit agencies said Wednesday. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), The T in Fort Worth, and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) are working... Continue Reading →

Indiana South Shore could boost economy, communities

Keith Benman | NWI Times MERRILLVILLE | Railroad and development officials Wednesday rolled out a blueprint for a South Shore commuter rail extension to Dyer and big improvements on the existing line. The South Shore 20-year Strategic Business Plan calls for... Continue Reading →

Homeless youth and public space: Is there a design for that?

Knute Berger | The coming boom spurred by a new Sound Transit light rail station and a possible rezone of the University District for transit-oriented development poses some interesting challenges. Here's one: With density and possible gentrification in the offing, can... Continue Reading →

All Aboard Florida to reveal Miami development plan

By Kim Miller | The Palm Beach Post All Aboard Florida is scheduled to reveal its downtown Miami development plan today, which is expected to bring in $59.5 million in transit oriented development economic impacts beginning in 2019 to Miami-Dade County.... Continue Reading →

Tappan Zee Bridge bus plan won’t work, grad students say

Theresa Juva-Brown | The state's plan for a robust bus system around the Tappan Zee Bridge won't reduce congestion in the next five years and fails to address the difficulty of getting people out of their cars, a group of... Continue Reading →

Transit experts unveil recommendations for Pittsburgh

Molly Born | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A panel of experts told transit officials and the public Friday that the future of transportation in Pittsburgh must focus on customer service, advancements in technology and, if Port Authority can swing it, really cool bus... Continue Reading →

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