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News: TEX Rail Picks DMUs, Progress In LA To Airport LRT, Ann Arbor 90% 2050 GHG Goal, Viability Of Smaller Mixed-Use

Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues.  It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
TRANSPORT

Fort Worth: T Prefers DMUs for TEX Rail

Progressive Railroading


esterday, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority's (The T) board approved a change in the type of TEX Rail vehicle that will be included in the agency's New Starts federal funding submittal form...

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Los Angeles: Light Rail to Airport Moves Forward

Los Angeles Times


Plans to build a light rail connection to Los Angeles International Airport advanced Monday with the unveiling of four potential station sites that would link to a people mover serving passenger terminals...

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URBANISM | HOUSING | CITIES | ENVIRONMENT

Ann Arbor: City Sets GHG Goal of 90%

Ann Arbor . com


If the state of Michigan isn't ready to get serious about climate change, Ann Arbor officials say they're at least prepared to take matters into their own hands at the local level...

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Newport News: Is Smaller Mixed Use Viable?

Daily Press


Steve Miller didn't set out to build the first mixed-use development in York County. In 2009 Miller, a managing partner with York-based developer Pritchard & Miller Real Estate Development, was looking to build town homes in York County but was having a hard time finding parcels of land where a town home development was feasible...

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