Tags: "TOD"

15 Jan
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Has light rail benefited Houston?

January 12, 2018 – Dian Nostikasari  via The Urban Edge (Houston Chronicle) – People often get excited when it’s announced that light rail is coming to their neighborhood. There is an assumption, mostly supported by the research depending on how ...

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30 Jun
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CapMetro Plaza Saltillo District to turn 10 acres of Austin brownfield into TOD

June 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – AUSTIN, Texas – Capital Metro and the Endeavor Real Estate Group/Columbus Realty Partners team will host a groundbreaking ceremony on June 28 at the Plaza Saltillo MetroRail Station in East Austin to celebrate ...

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13 Nov
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DART boosting North Texas economy, benefits UNT students

November 10, 2016 – NTDaily.com A recent study not yet published by UNT researchers shows that the DART Railway is driving the North Texas Economic Boom carrying a $7 billion impact from new or planned construction. Researchers from the Economics ...

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03 Aug
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Ironic twist: Forbes writer blasts “wasteful” Austin MetroRail same time $50M TOD project announced

August 3, 2016 – TRA Comment Somedays you just have to admire the irony. Forbes magazine stringer Scott Beyer, in a July 29 posting on the Forbes.com site charged that “Austin’s Commuter Rail Is A Monument to Government Waste.” The ...

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03 Aug
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$50M transit-oriented development calls for shops, offices, homes near East Austin rail station

July 29, 2016 – MyStatesman.com A local developer is planning a $50 million mixed-use project just steps from an East Austin light rail station. A city permit needed to start work on Cityline at MLK Station, which will be built ...

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