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January 2015

Northeast Rail Corridor to get new New Jersey stop with its own transit village

Hank Kalet | Newsworks New Jersey commuters wanting easy access to the Northeast rail corridor could have a whole new neighborhood to consider. On the grounds of the former Johnson and Johnson plant in North Brunswick construction is underway on... Continue Reading →

Re-capping RTD FasTracks developments

Staff | North Denver News RTD’s FasTracks program continues to make progress across the metro area. We celebrated many milestones in 2014 including the opening of the Union Station Transit Center and the debut of the Free MetroRide, and we’re... Continue Reading →

Downtown living doesn’t stop for storms

Hugh Bailey | Hearst Connecticut Media When planners promote what is known as transit-oriented development, it is situations like this week’s winter storm they have in mind. In some Bridgeport neighborhoods, where a growing number of people are able to live... Continue Reading →

The Remarkable Turnaround of Atlanta Public Transit

Hugh Bailey | Hearst Connecticut Media Atlanta's transit agency, MARTA, was on the brink of financial disaster when Keith Parker arrived as CEO in December of 2012. Ridership was down roughly 5 percent on the previous year. Annual losses ranged upwards of $33 million.... Continue Reading →

What Does Living ‘Close’ to Transit Really Mean?

Eric Jaffe | City Lab The question of how far people will walk to reach a transit stop has a pretty significant impact on the shape of cities. American urban planners conventionally draw that line at about a half-mile. Some guidelines... Continue Reading →

Texas A&M study finds ‘walkable’ communities improve health

Erin Mulvaney | BeyondChron Want to be healthy? Like your neighbors? Drive less? A recent study from Texas A&M University suggests a “walkable” community means less driving, more physical activity and social interactions result when people live in a “pedestrian-oriented,... Continue Reading →

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