Denver aims to rectify lack of TOD near rail

After the system opened in 1994, planners built parking lots and garages around many of its stations to cater to commuters, resulting in little transit oriented development.

Sound Transit considers park-n-ride lot fees

Prompted by overflow of cars in lots. Supporters hope a fee would encourage more people to carpool, bike, walk or ride a bus to the lots, freeing slots for others.

'Canopy' design concept gives subway trains outside view

Canopy uses dynamic flexible "e-paper" display panels affixed to the interior of the train giving passengers a view of passing landmarks. The content, stored on an embedded PC in the train, is updated via Wi-Fi.

Mass. rail to partner with Boston bike share program

Introduced in 2011, under the direction of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and his “Boston Bikes” program, "Hubway" features 600 bicycles and 60 stations throughout Boston available for 24-hour, three-day or annual rentals.

London subway, trains face major Olympic test

Officials expecting up to three million more journeys a day. Britain spent over $10 billion upgrading the transit system, which includes some parts of the underground system dating back to the 1860s.

LaHood, Rogoff tout safety standards, funding in Miami

The city's $10 million grant will be used to replace aging Metrobus diesel vehicles with new hybrid-electric buses that will reduce fuel costs, lower emissions, and provide a more comfortable, reliable ride in one of the most populated counties in the Southeastern U.S.

Amtrak proposes $7 billion D.C. station renovation

The plan calls for doubling the number of trains the station can accommodate and improving the passenger experience at what is the second-busiest Amtrak station in the country.

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