PUBLIC MEETINGS

Additional SEPTA Public Meeting dates TBA.


NEWS (local)

Montgomery County on List of Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Help Requests for New Administration
Montco.Today, March 9, 2017

Nearly 90% of Public Transit Trips Impact Economy Through Work Commute and Consumer Spending
American Public Transportation Association, March 6, 2017

Don’t Rail Against Rail, Just Build It
OP Ed Feature in Philadelphia Business Journal, May 27, 2016

VIDEO INTERVIEW
Comcast News Makers with GVF, April 4, 2016

The Longest Ride
The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 20, 2016

Upper Merion: Rail Extension Questioned By Residents
mainlinemedianews.com, March 15, 2016

SEPTA Seeks Feedback for King of Prussia Rail Plan
6ABC, March 7, 2016

SEPTA to Host Public Meetings on King of Prussia Rail Project
RT&S, March 2, 2016

SEPTA Unveiling Its Recommendation for Project to Connect KOP to Norristown High Speed Line
CBS Philly, February 29, 2016

SEPTA Picks a King of Prussia Rail Route
Philadelphia Magazine, February 29, 2016

SEPTA Pegs Recommended Route for KOP Rail Extension
Philly Voice, February 28, 2016

SEPTA to Hold Public Meetings on King of Prussia Rail Project
NBC10, February 27, 2016

Route Selection A major Step Forward for KOP Rail
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 26, 2016

Proposal for Recommended LPA for King of Prussia’s Rail Route
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 26, 2016

Stakeholders Recommend One Rail Extension Route for Norristown High Speed Line
MainLineMediaNews.com, February 26, 2016

Stakeholders Recommend One Rail Extension Route for Norristown High Speed Line
The Times Herald, February 26, 2016

Proposed Light Rail Extension to King of Prussia
NewsWorks, January 18, 2016

How Will Extending SEPTA Rail to King of Prussia Benefit Norristown?
Flying Kite Media, January 5, 2016

Long-awaited Train to King of Prussia Would Boost Economy, Study Says
Plan Philly, December 9, 2015

King of Prussia Rail Project Could Help Shorten Commuting Time
Al Dia News, December 8, 2015

Report Highlights Benefits of Extending SEPTA’s Norristown Line
Progressive Railroading, December 7, 2015

New Study Says KOP-Philly Rail Could Increase Area Property Value by $1B
Vista.Today, December 7, 2015

Long-Awaited Train to King of Prussia Would Boost Economy, Study Says
Newsworks WHYY, December 4, 2015

Analyzing Benefits of Extending the Norristown High Speed Line to KOP
CBS/KYW, December 3, 2015

Study: King of Prussia Rail a Fast Track to Growth
Philly.com, December 3, 2015

KOP Rail Could add Nearly $1B in Real Estate Value
Philadelphia Business Journal, December 3, 2015

Report Makes Case for King of Prussia Rail Line
Philadelphia Magazine, December 3, 2015

Economic Analysis Shows Benefits of NHSL Extension into Upper Merion
The Times Herald, December 3, 2015


NEWS (From around the country)

Adding passenger rail service is not just about economic development. Passenger rail is a smart growth tool that helps reduce congestion, improve the environment, and concentrate growth around existing infrastructure to reduce suburban sprawl. There are many great examples from around the country about how rail has enhanced a community. Here are a number of articles that you may find interesting to read:

Public Transportation’s Role in the Knowledge Economy
American Public Transportation Association, February 2016

Benefits of Light Rail in Minneapolis, serving the Mall of America
Metro Transit, 2010

How The Twin Cities Got Transit Right
CNN Money

How Car-Centric Cities, like Phoenix, Learned to Love Light Rail
Governing.com, August 2015


PUBLICATIONS

Connecting KOP

The Benefits of SEPTA’s King of Prussia Rail Expansion Project

Understanding the Benefits of King of Prussia Rail

Executive Summary

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