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Transport: Bill To Let Dallas Transit Into Arlington, 51 Metros Ranked On Accessibility, Arlington's 'Super Stop' Fight, London Cycling Festival, PPP Idea for Virginia LRT Line

TRANSPORT

Green Line to Medford Won't Open Until 2019 

Daily Free Press

 

Despite a growing burden of debt, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority could begin construction on extending the Green Line from Lechmere to College Avenue in Medford and Union Square in Somerville in the coming months.


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State Bill Would Let Dallas Transit into Arlington 

Dallas Morning News

 

DART board members last month decided that the agency's ability to expand into Tarrant County was fuzzy, but potentially defensible.


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Switching Tolled Parallel Roads in Austin 

KUT News

 

It's no secret Interstate 35 congestion takes a toll on Austinites.


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Accessibility Ranked in 51 Metro Areas 

Transportationist

 

Today we released a new report describing the level and change of accessibility across the 51 metropolitan areas in the United States: Access Across America.


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Camden Road Money Better Spent on Transit 

Philadelphia Inquirer, via: Smart Growth America

 

Back in 2010, Gov. Christie shocked transportation experts when he canceled construction of a new rail tunnel to Manhattan, one of the nation's busiest routes.


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Anti Streetcar, Pro BRT, Anti Bus Stop in Arlington 

Greater Greater Washington

 

Last week, outrage erupted against Arlington's $1 million "super stop," which will initially serve buses and eventually the county's planned streetcar line.


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London's Brick Lane to Host First Cycling Festival 

East London Times

 

Brick Lane's Old Truman Brewery will host the SPIN LDN festival in the first week of May, an event described by organizers as the "world's first urban focused bicycle consumer show & festival".


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A PPP Idea for Norfolk to Virginia Beach LRT 

Bacon's Rebellion

 

Philip Shucet, savior of the runaway train project that was Norfolk Light Rail, has submitted a proposal to to extend the rail line into Virginia Beach.


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LAX Light Rail Extension Finally Coming 

Architect's Newspaper

 

For the many who have doubted that there would ever be a rail connection to LAX airport, there's some very good news. It looks like it's going ahead.


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The End of Twin Cities Light Rail Planning 

Minneapolis Star Tribune

 

Commuters took more than 10.5 million rides on the Hiawatha light-rail trains last year, a record for the 9-year-old line that runs from downtown Minneapolis to the Mall of America.


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