Denver-Area Council OKs $4.7 Billion RTD Plan
- Tumblin' Tumbleweeds. Barrett, Randy // National Journal;9/2/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 35, p3
The article reports on the status of some metropolitan areas in the U.S. in late August 2006 after people left to summer retreats. In spite of humidity, summer brought advantages to people who were left behind such as open seats on Metro trains and no waits at favorite restaurants in Washington....
- All Aboard. Kay, Jane Holtz // Planning;Oct2000, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the growing popularity of light rails among cities in the United States. Growth in rail ridership for the first quarter of 2000; Demographics shift in Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas; Status of the light rail project in Phoenix; Factors that can ground the light rail plans of...
- St. Louis-based bi-state agency to sell variable-rate paper for rail expansion. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;07/22/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30440, p32
Reports that Saint Louis, Missouri-based Bi-State Development Agency in the Midwest plans to offer a variable-rate revenue bond deal of $112 million in July 1998. Factors for selecting a variable-rate paper; Plan to use proceeds in the extension of the MetroLink light rail system; Sale...
- New communication system keeps Denver's commuter trains rolling. Gustin, Levi // InTech;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p43
The article focuses on the move of the Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver, Colorado to approach National Instruments (NI) for the incorporation of a data logging and communication system into the light rail vehicles (LRV) in the city. Topics include the requirements for the...
- Abolish RTD board. Rundles, Jeff // Colorado Business Magazine;May98, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p66
Comments on the abolition of the Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Colorado. RTD's opinion regarding the result of the Guide The Ride proposed election; Change of the RTD from an appointed board to an elected board; Suggestion for the creation of a Regional Transportation Authority.
- In Transit. // Railway Age;Jul2003, Vol. 204 Issue 7, p17
Presents an update on grants given to the transit industry in the U.S., as of July 2003. Amount of the grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to transit and commuter rail systems in 16 metropolitan areas for security improvement; Grant given to the Washington Metropolitan...
- Area Definitions. // Employment & Earnings;May2003, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p188
Lists the definitions used for the 337 metropolitan areas in the U.S. which were published through the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program.
- Merrillville. Skertic, Alison // Indiana Business Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p48
Features the business atmosphere of Merrillville, largest town in Indiana. Two main reasons for Merrillville's success; Major employers; Retail trade; Real estate development; Hospitality industry; Move to convert the town to a city.
- From Metropolis to Metropolis-based Region: The Case of Tel-Aviv. Bar-El, Raphael; Parr, John B. // Urban Studies (Routledge);Jan2003, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p113
The decreasing relative importance of major metropolitan areas in the distribution of population and economic activity within many nations of the developed world raises questions about the emergence of agglomeration diseconomies and the associated changes in spatial structure. Here, we explore...