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Old Posted Apr 21, 2009, 2:33 AM
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I lived in Burlington during the mid-seventies.....before it was discovered by the yuppies. Real estate was cheap, not to mention very cheap, if you didn't mind living in Winooski, Essex Junction, Colchester or South Burlington! I wish I had bought some back then!
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Study: Commuter rail needs $300M investments

This is a large cost but this would be great for Burlington.

Study: Commuter rail needs $300M investments
State studies train service to Burlington from St. Albans, Montpelier

Saint Albans Messenger
Dec. 8, 2016
By Elaine Ezerins

"ST. ALBANS — The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is evaluating the financial and operational feasibility of a commuter rail service in the corridor between St. Albans and Montpelier, with services focused on peak commuting times into Burlington.

An overview of the feasibility study, including conceptual design, capital and operating costs and demand for service, was conducted by VTrans and representatives from HDR, Inc., an architectural, engineering and consulting firm, during a public meeting at Northwestern Counseling & Support Service’s Family Center in St. Albans Tuesday afternoon.

Matt Moran, a transportation planner for HDR, Inc., began the presentation with an overview of commuter rail and the typical passenger experience..."

http://www.samessenger.com/study-com...m-investments/
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This is a large cost but this would be great for Burlington.

Study: Commuter rail needs $300M investments
State studies train service to Burlington from St. Albans, Montpelier

Saint Albans Messenger
Dec. 8, 2016
By Elaine Ezerins

"ST. ALBANS — The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is evaluating the financial and operational feasibility of a commuter rail service in the corridor between St. Albans and Montpelier, with services focused on peak commuting times into Burlington.

An overview of the feasibility study, including conceptual design, capital and operating costs and demand for service, was conducted by VTrans and representatives from HDR, Inc., an architectural, engineering and consulting firm, during a public meeting at Northwestern Counseling & Support Service’s Family Center in St. Albans Tuesday afternoon.

Matt Moran, a transportation planner for HDR, Inc., began the presentation with an overview of commuter rail and the typical passenger experience..."

http://www.samessenger.com/study-com...m-investments/
Looks like DART is about to sell 12 RDCs used by the TRE to a Burlington based AllEarth Rail LLC. http://www.allearthrail.com
DART PDF https://www.dart.org/about/board/boa...m6_07mar17.pdf

So, if commuter rail is approved there will be a local source for 12 RDCs.
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