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August 2014

NYC ‘Transit Village’ to add 1 million square feet of office space, residences, retail to city

Alexandra R. Meier | The Daily Targum Construction projects blotching New Brunswick suggest that the city is receiving a makeover - newly leaked information regarding a New Brunswick Transit Village expansion suggests that “facelift” may be the more appropriate term.... Continue Reading →

FDOT mulls adding SunRail platform at new downtown Orlando hotel

Anjali Fluker | Orlando Business Journal The Florida Department of Transportation is looking at an idea that would make a proposed hotel in downtown Orlando extremely transit-oriented. The city of Orlando appearance review board on Aug. 21 looked at a “courtesy review” request... Continue Reading →

Rail~Volution 2014 coming to Twin Cities Sept. 21 – Sept. 24 Dan Bartholomay, CEO of Minneapolis-based Railvolution, is gearing up for his organization’s national conference on Sept. 21 – Sept. 24 in the Twin Cities. He’ll have folks like Dr. Beverly Scott, the director of Boston’s MBTA transit authority on hand... Continue Reading →

CTfastrak takes riders for a spin along bus rapid transit route

Kathleen Schassler | West Hartford News Connecticut offers a variety of mass transit options for travelers, choices soon to multiply as the CTfastrak bus rapid transit system begins to take shape. Slated to begin operations in March 2015, the 9.4... Continue Reading →

Real-Time Tracking Coming to the MBTA’s Green Line

Steve Annear | Boston Daily MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey is a man of his word. Back in 2010, he said as the MBTA looked to enhance its technological capabilities, despite its deteriorating infrastructure, riders who frequent the Green Line trolleys... Continue Reading →

New vision taking shape for area around Oakland’s Coliseum

Michael Cabanatuan | SFGate Oakland city officials released planning studies Friday for the grand development scheme they envision around the outmoded and isolated Coliseum. The draft environmental impact report and specific plan for Coliseum City call for construction of a new... Continue Reading →

All Aboard Ohio tallies $5.5 billion in transit-oriented development in Cleveland

Progressive Railroading More than $5.5 billion worth of real estate investment has been or is being made within 2,000 feet of transit-rail or bus rapid-transit stations in greater Cleveland over the past two years, according to the passenger-rail advocacy group... Continue Reading →

Why San Francisco, New York and DC may be more affordable than you thought

Kaid Benfield | Switchboard Highly enlightening new data from the New York City-based Citizens Budget Commission demonstrate the immense importance of walkability and transit in shaping how affordable large US cities are for a range of household types.  When typical housing... Continue Reading →

Haves, have-nots in New York divided by apartment poor doors

Associated Press | The Daily Times One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a... Continue Reading →

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