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Transit oriented parking

It’s common to see development projects and city initiatives promoting transit-oriented development, which is ostensibly the allowance of higher density, walkable development near transit stations, based on the idea that if people live within walking distance of transit, they won’t need to do as much driving. 364 more words

Major transportation infrastructure and metropolitan extent

For defining both MSAs and CSAs, the Office of Management and Budget specifies (different) minimum commuting thresholds. Obviously the choice of the exact value is somewhat arbitrary. 516 more words

Census

Trolleys and Rail in the Capital District: Interview with Capital Green Scene on WVCR, 7/2/2016

At the beginning of July I was invited to do my first radio spot, appearing on the local radio show Capital Green Scene (WVCR 88.3 FM, Siena College’s station) to talk about transit and transportation in the Capital Region. 91 more words

Transit

Ted Gatsas' Failure of Leadership Evident in Commuter Rail Vote

Mayor Ted Gatsas refused to take to task the seven Manchester state representatives who voted against bringing commuter rail service to the Queen City during the March 15 meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA). 967 more words

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Cement Truck Rolls Over Onto Commuter Rail Tracks

CHELSEA (CBS) – The Commuter Rail is “back in business” after removing a cement truck that rolled over and landed on the tracks in Chelsea. 95 more words

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MBTA To Install Solar Panels At Wilmington Center Parking Lot

BOSTON, MA – The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board recently approved a plan allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities. 441 more words

MBTA

Opinion: Is the Caisse REM Montreal light-rail proposal really such a good idea?

Earlier this year, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec proposed a 67 km system of light-rail transit (LRT) for Greater Montreal. However there are several potential problems associated with the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) proposal that have not received sufficient attention. 660 more words

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