The following excerpt appeared in the Pasadena Star-News on February 28, 2016. To read the full article, click here.
Why new Gold Line stations mean local neighborhood changes are coming – Pasadena Star-News
By Courtney Tompkins
February 28, 2016
As light rail expands east into the San Gabriel Valley, cities along the route are investing millions of dollars to transform nearby neighborhoods into urban hubs.
The historic, industrial corridor — once used by citrus and other local industries to ship their freight by rail across the country — is going through a “renaissance” as it transitions into a commuter region.
Foothill Construction Authority CEO Habib Balian said for every dollar invested in transit, cities get back four in economic growth.
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