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November 2014

10 years in the making, massive Seattle Stadium East project is officially launched

Marc Stiles | Puget Sound Business Journal Seattle real estate development company Urban Visions on Wednesday unveiled plans to turn a seven-acre industrial property at the terminus of Interstate 90 into a 1-million-square-foot office and retail campus called Stadium East.... Continue Reading →

Ohio’s Transportation Town Hall Focuses on Bikes, Peds and Public Transit

Alison Grant | The transportation experience in America is changing, but the way we build transportation is stuck somewhere back in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, when the country was creating a massive interstate highway system. That's according to... Continue Reading →

Connecticut Department of Transportation pledges to enhance transportation center

James P. Redeker | Stamford Advocate In recent weeks, much has been written about the Connecticut Department of Transportation's plans for improvements at the Stamford Transportation Center, and, most frequently, about station parking. The department and designated developer, Stamford Manhattan Development... Continue Reading →

Gentrification comes to Denver

Jonathan Thompson | High Country News Anyone who remembers the Denver, Colorado of the 1980s can’t help but be blown away by the changes that have occurred in the three decades since. Back then, East Colfax was notorious statewide for... Continue Reading →

Can the Urban Dream Work in the Las Vegas Suburbs?

Brett Robillard with Greg Blake Miller | Vegas Seven There’s a distinct difference between charisma and character. Character is earned, not instantaneously created. Charisma is charming, but often fleeting. Downtown Summerlin aims to blend both qualities with an ambitious plan... Continue Reading →

Transit oriented development is seen as the cure for the commute in Pennsylvania: but what makes it fail or succeed?

Irina Zhorov | NewsWorks Train stations, bus terminals, and other transportation hubs throughout Pennsylvania have varying degrees of development around them. Since the turn of the century urban planners in Pennsylvania cities, as well as other U.S. metropolises, have started... Continue Reading →

Texas “Ideal Market” for High-Speed Rail

Gordon Dickson | Government Technology The nation’s top federal railroad official is giving the prospect of high-speed rail in Texas an enthusiastic thumbs-up, saying the region “appears to be an ideal market.” Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo visited Fort Worth... Continue Reading →

‘Driving miles’ is best measure of new development in California

Curt Johansen | SF Chronicle For more than 40 years, California’s signature environmental law — the California Environmental Quality Act — has helped safeguard our natural lands and protect community health. Now it’s time to modernize some elements of the... Continue Reading →

Old Meriden, Connecticut factory primed for redevelopment

Andrew Ragali | Record-Journal Once home to Connecticut Telephone and Electric, a thriving telecommunications and auto parts manufacturer, the 90,000-square-foot factory at 70 Britannia St. now sits vacant. But state transportation officials see promise in the four-story brick factory building.... Continue Reading →

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