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Roslindale, MA to get 43 new housing units – Transaction handled by TRA

Jordan Graham | Boston Herald Officials broke ground yesterday on a Roslindale development that will transform an MBTA substation vacant for more than 40 years and add middle-class housing, a project Mayor Martin J. Walsh said offers an affordable alternative... Continue Reading →

TRA Brings Wi-fi to the MBTA

TRA has successfully negotiated a long-term license agreement to expand and improve both the availability and the quality of the current Wi-Fi service on the MBTA Commuter Rail and Ferry Boats. The state-of-the-art standards will enhance the ridership experience throughout... Continue Reading →

The CTA Wants Transit Oriented Developments Near Belmont Station

AJ LaTrace | Chicago Curbed The CTA has been a roll lately with major station repair and improvement projects, but nothing had people scratching their heads more than last week's announcement of its Red & Purple Modernization Program which includes... Continue Reading →

Placemaking Through Transit Oriented Development at the Forest Park MetroLink Station

Lenora Fisher | Citizens For Modern Transit On Tuesday, February 25th CMT welcomed the Transit Oriented Development ‘Deal’ Guy, Francis DeCoste, to St. Louis.  Before a crowd of more than 80 St. Louis civic and community leaders, Mr. DeCoste discussed... Continue Reading →

Purchase agreement announced for Malden city hall

Nathan Lamb | Wicked Local The City of Malden has struck a $9.8 million deal to sell City Hall and the neighboring police station to a private developer. A land disposition agreement to sell the 2.25-acre parcel at 200 Pleasant... Continue Reading →

MBTA Late Night Sponsorship Program

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is pleased to announce the Late Night Sponsorship program, a unique opportunity for a limited number of firms to show support for extended public transportation service in the core of Boston. Late Night T Sponsorship... Continue Reading →

What is ‘Bus Rapid Transit’?

Richard Whittaker | The Austin Chronicle  Capital Metro calls the new MetroRapid service a bus rapid transit system (BRT), but that term is about more than just fast buses. In fact, there's no international or even national consensus on exactly... Continue Reading →

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design

Karissa Rosenfield | ArchDailySix US projects have been selected by the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) for honorably expanding the role of the architect beyond the building and into the realms of urban design, regional and city planning, and community... Continue Reading →

Using the MBTA saves commuters $13,000 a year

Winter is upon us, and that means slushy, icy and dangerous roadways. You can alleviate the stress of dealing with road conditions while saving money by letting public transit get you where you need to go. Consider the facts from... Continue Reading →

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