Boston: Developers Seen As Key Ingredient In Several Multibillion-Dollar Transit Plans

By Cameron Sperance, Bisnow Boston; July 30, 2019 As Boston weighs billions of dollars’ worth of transit repairs and upgrades,…

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South Florida: Brightline Stop Chugging Toward Boca Raton

By Marisa Herman, Associate Editor, Boca Newspaper; July 31, 2019 Boca residents may be able to hop on a Brightline…

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Washington Union Station Has Serious Security Vulnerabilities, Per Amtrak Inspector General Report

By Natalie Delgadillo, dcist; July 29, 2019 Washington’s Union Station and the Ivy City Yard maintenance facility continue to have…

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Memphis, Tennessee: The Central Station’s first general manager lays groundwork

By Tom Bailey, Daily Memphian; July 1, 2019 Developers of The Central Station Hotel recently revealed the historic railroad building…

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First apartment complex at Virgin Trains USA station opens

By Brian Bandell, Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; June 28, 2019 Florida East Coast Industries has completed Park-Line Palm…

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A witness to history: Hotel Vancouver turns 80

By Andrew McCredie, Vancouver Sun; May 24, 2019 For a moment during the recent 80th anniversary gala at the Fairmont…

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Update on historic Michigan Central train station’s transformation into Ford’s Detroit campus

By Benjamin Raven, mlive.com; May 23, 2019 To date, crews working to transform the once-doomed Michigan Central Station into Ford’s…

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Traxx Restaurant in Los Angeles Union Station Closes

By Jon Regardie, DT News; April 30, 2019 DTLA—Another iconic Downtown Los Angeles restaurant has closed. This time, it’s Traxx,…

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Connecticut: Berlin’s $18M town center is latest project spurred by Hartford Rail Line

By Matt Pilon, HartfordBusiness.com; April 22, 2019 As the 4:40 p.m. Hartford Line train accelerated southbound out of Berlin’s new…

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Reimagining Wilmington, North Carolina’s old Northside rail bed

By Adam Wagner, Staff, Star News; April 8, 2019 WILMINGTON — A group made up of civic leaders, developers and…

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At Last, New York City’s New Treasure, Hudson Yards, Is Set To Open

By Kristine Johnson, CBS New York 2; March 11, 2019 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hudson Yards is the largest and…

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New rail plan a big setback for future terminal under San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle; February 12, 2019 Officials in San Francisco had planted their dreams in the empty…

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South Florida: The Branson Effect, Train-Style

By David Wilkening, GlobeSt.com; February 05, 2019 MIAMI — It’s sometimes called the Branson Effect — a reference to South…

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South Florida: Tracking New Train Lines’ Impact On Downtown Miami Residential Development

By Jeffrey Steele, Contributor, Forbes Magazine; January 31, 2019 With commuter and interurban train lines sprouting in large metros nationwide,…

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Skanska awarded $365 million contract for final phase of New York’s Croton-Harmon Yards project

By Staff, Real Estate Weekly; January 24, 2019 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad selected the Skanska-ECCO Joint Venture…

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Would you ride to work? Why Fort Worth, Texas is looking to TEXRail stations for development

By Luke Ranker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 23, 2019 FORT WORTH Fort Worth traffic has been a fact of life…

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Boston: South Station tower may be on track

By Sean Philip Cotter, Boston Herald; October 30, 2018 Maybe — just maybe — the long-discussed South Station tower will…

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UK: Network Rail sells $2 billion property portfolio to fund railway improvements

By Justin George Varghese, Reuters; September 10, 2018 (Reuters) – Britain’s Network Rail NETRAH.UL agreed to sell its commercial property…

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Essay | The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks—And America

By Alfred Runte, National Parks Traveler; August 8, 2018 Editor’s note: National parks historian Alfred Runte has over the years closely…

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Atlanta preservationists mourn loss of Terminal Station Interlocking Tower

By Sean Keenan, Curbed Atlanta; June 25, 2018 The Interlocking Tower for Atlanta’s Terminal Station, built in 1905, was used…

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Amtrak resumes search for 30th St. development overseer with focus on shops, restaurants at station in Philadelphia

By Jacob Adelman, Staff Writer, Philly.com; May 22, 2018 Amtrak is resuming its search for an overseer to begin redeveloping…

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New York State: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority wants to redevelop stand-alone rail stations into mixed-use projects

By Jonathan D. Epstein, The Buffalo News; May 14, 2018 Imagine leaving your Buffalo apartment in the morning, going downstairs,…

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A New York opinion – Get serious on Gateway: 
Cut the cost

By William B. Galligan, Crain’s New York Business; March 5, 2018 It’s time to get realistic about the proposed rail…

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History, luxury and ‘steeps’ — Idaho’s Sun Valley Ski Resort has it all

By SHERYL WALSH, News Correspondent, YourTownCrier.com; February 17, 2018 KETCHUM, IDAHO — Ket­chum was originally an old west mining and…

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Report: Twin Cities’ light-rail lines attract $8 billion in development

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; February 16, 2018 The Metropolitan Council has reported $8.4 billion in developments along existing and planned…

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