Transit Development
Student Housing: New Heritage Quarters student housing complex expected to help drive downtown growth

Student Housing: New Heritage Quarters student housing complex expected to help drive downtown growth

Posted 08.06.2009 | Categories: Student Housing, Transit Development | No Comments

Hundreds of college students will soon call Heritage Quarters home. Downtown boosters call the new student housing complex on Washington Avenue something else: a growth engine. This weekend is the official move-in at the six-story complex across from the Waco Convention Center, but more than 50 students already have moved in during the summer. Project […]

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Transit: Developers slow to pitch ideas for Stamford rail station garage and site

Transit: Developers slow to pitch ideas for Stamford rail station garage and site

Posted 08.06.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

An open call for developers’ plans to both replace parking at the Stamford railroad station and make the station more accessible to surrounding neighborhoods has only drawn one response. This spring, state transportation officials sought proposals for a public-private partnership to develop the state-owned garage site as part of a wider project to pursue “transit-oriented” […]

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Transit: DART Rail expansion arriving with billions on board

Transit: DART Rail expansion arriving with billions on board

Posted 08.03.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The 45-mile Green, Orange and Blue Line DART Rail expansion is projected to generate more than $4 billion in economic activity between 2009 and 2014, according to a new study by economists at the University of North Texas. Including prior Green Line expenditures, the total economic activity is more than $5.6 billion. The study, conducted […]

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Transit: Baldwin Park enters negotiations with new developer for downtown project

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

BALDWIN PARK – Eight months after a gigantic revitalization project fell through the cracks, city officials are hoping a new developer can salvage their dreams for a downtown urban village. The city is in preliminary negotiations with Seal Beach-based The Olson Co. for a 13- to 14-acre project around the site of the old Albertsons […]

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Transit: Maryland resurrects MARC station development

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Four years after a deal that never got on track, state agencies are again moving forward to develop the area around the Laurel train station. The Maryland Transportation Authority and Maryland Department of Transportation announced in June they are accepting conceptual proposals for a transit-oriented development project at the Laurel Maryland Area Regional Commuter train […]

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Transit: Pittsburg approves environmental plan for transit-oriented development near eBART

Transit: Pittsburg approves environmental plan for transit-oriented development near eBART

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Though measures will be required to reduce its environmental impact, transit-oriented development around a planned Pittsburg BART station is one step closer to reality. This week, Pittsburg leaders approved environmental documents for the Railroad Avenue Specific Plan, a tool to make the area around Railroad Avenue and Highway 4 more efficient with high-density housing, shops, […]

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