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October 2014

Three TOD Trends Dominating the Southeast

Jennifer LeClaire | Real Estate Forum When you talk about Southeast commercial real estate, you consistently hear three topics of discussion: multifamily, mixed-use and distressed assets. Although it’s clear that Atlanta’s office market has made a massive rebound and Miami’s... Continue Reading →

6 Reasons Grand Rapids in Michigan Earned a Place on the Great Transit Map

Rachel Dovey | Next City It’s been a big year for the small city of Grand Rapids. First, the transit authority launched Michigan’s only bus rapid transit line in August. Then, on Monday, the city held a dedication for its new... Continue Reading →

So long Google bus? Silicon Valley tech giants back new Caltrain upgrades

Lauren Hepler | Silicon Valley Business Journal Along with gourmet corporate cafeterias and sprawling, insular tech campuses, Silicon Valley employers are famous for their unique approach to commuter benefits — namely, the practice of eschewing public transit for private charter... Continue Reading →

Making room for transit in Washington DC can make better streets for everyone

Dan Reed | Greater Greater Washington Many proposed transit projects in our region, from streetcars to bus rapid transit and the Purple Line, involve vehicles running in the street. Giving transit a place on our busy streets can be a... Continue Reading →

6 Common Mistakes Made By Cities and Towns in Urban Renewal

Bill Adams | San Diego UrbDeZine For the last half century, cities have attempted to repair the damage to their urban cores from migration to suburbs and exurbs. Redevelopment has evolved into smart growth, transit oriented development, and complete streets.... Continue Reading →

PennDOT: 91 Projects to Improve Mobility, Safety with Act 89 Multimodal, Transit Funds

Staff | Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan. "All types of transportation drive our economy and Act 89 gave... Continue Reading →

Construction To Begin On New Commuter Rail Stations In Wallingford, Meriden, Berlin

Don Stacom | Courant The New Haven to Springfield commuter rail service that's scheduled to begin in 2016 will be called the Hartford Line, said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who announced Friday that station construction will start this fall in... Continue Reading →

UTA Moves Forward with Second Transit-Oriented Development Project in Two Months

Staff | UTA On the heels of the groundbreaking of the East Village transit-oriented development in Sandy, attended by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, UTA is moving forward with its second transit oriented development (TOD) in West Jordan... Continue Reading →

Station construction begins for commuter-rail program in Connecticut

Staff | Progressive Railroading   Construction has begun on three new stations that will be part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield commuter-rail program, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) officials announced late last week. Located in Wallingford,... Continue Reading →

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