Washington Union Station badly needs updates. Here’s why fixing it is so complicated.

By George Kevin Jordan, Editor and Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; November 7, 2019 Union Station in DC is a key…

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Hitachi targets high-speed rail projects from Texas to Thailand

By KIU SUGANO, Staff Writer, Nikkei Asian Review; October 24, 2019 TOKYO — Hitachi is looking beyond its high-speed rail stomping…

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Tampa, Florida: TECO Line Streetcar nearly triples annual ridership

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; October 18, 2019 The TECO Line Streetcar in Tampa has closed out…

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New Jersey Transit Seeking Developer for Transit Oriented Development Project

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 3, 2019 New Jersey Transit (NJT) recently issued a Request for Expressions of…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains, Tri-Rail Roll Toward Real Estate Boom Linked to New Stations

By Lidia Dinkova, Law.com; September 23, 2019 In South Florida, real estate development is fueled by universal factors like demand,…

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When a Transit Agency Becomes a Suburban Developer

By John Surico, CityLab; August 21, 2019 Like many towns across America, Harrison, New York is desperate to revitalize its…

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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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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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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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SmartTrack proceeding regardless of Metrolinx’s new ‘market driven’ approach to stations, Toronto mayor’s office says

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 11, 2019 Mayor John Tory’s office is offering assurances his SmartTrack…

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Arizona: Development around light rail has changed Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa

By Catherine Reagor and Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic; December 20, 2018 Uptown Phoenix’s Camelback Road and Central Avenue area was…

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Can a train station turn this ugly part of Fort Worth, Texas into a smokin’ hot neighborhood?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; December 11, 2018 FORT WORTH On the northern edge of the Trinity River, near…

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Central Florida: Study shows one-third of commuters in walking distance take SunRail

By Rachel Christian, Reporter, Osceola News-Gazette; November 28, 2018 Over 45 percent of commuters who live or work within walking…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline’s combination of rail and development in Miami makes believers of Tampa leaders

By Richard Danielson, Tampa Bay Times; August 24, 2018 MIAMI — Tampa leaders on Thursday flew to South Florida to…

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For Tampa leaders, a tour of Brightline’s Miami route will showcase the possibilities of transit-oriented development

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; August 22, 2018 City of Tampa officials and business leaders will get…

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All aboard in Texas: Developers are betting millions on new Fort Worth to DFW Airport commuter rail line

By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News; July 12, 2018 The first trains won’t start rolling with…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline train stations boost new development in South Florida’s downtowns

By Meryl Kornfield, Reporter, South Florida Sun Sentinel; July 3, 2018 Brightline’s train stations are luring new development and other…

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Northampton, Massachusetts mayor sees busy train station getting busier with planned north-south Knowledge Corridor service expansion

By Jim Kinney, masslive.com; June 13, 2018 Northampton Mayor David J. Narkewicz knows that an old technology — the passenger…

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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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$105 million Grapevine Main on track to be the coolest place in Texas to catch a train

By Nicholas Sakelaris, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; March 7, 2018 Grapevine – From its 150-foot observation tower to the five-story train…

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All Aboard! How South Florida’s New Rail Line is Driving Development

By Laura Calugar, Commercial Property Executive; December 15, 2017 The Sunshine State is about to get brighter and brighter, with…

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California: Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension to Generate $2.6 Billion in Economic Return and Tens of Thousands of Jobs During Construction, Study Reveals

A press release from Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority: MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Foothill Gold Line…

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Chicago Transit Authority solicits public input on TOD plans near Red Line

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 17, 2017 The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will host a public meeting on Nov. 8…

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