Around here, we have talked about the economic impact of the Phoenix light rail system many times. There have been several studies mentioned over the past couple of years to make those points, even though the obvious transformations have occurred. Known as a sprawling metropolis, the metro Phoenix area has indeed embraced a more urban […]
Score One For Living Green
There are many ways to define green living and the reasons for people wanting to live a more green lifestyle can vary greatly. For some, it’s about saving the Earth and for others, it’s about saving some cash. Obviously, it can be both. In the past, I have mentioned how cool I think the “Walk […]
Ride The Rail To Recovery?
It seems that many people wonder why the ridership numbers and community acceptance for METRO light rail in Phoenix has seen so positive. The reality just might be the fact that MANY different reasons have combined to create demand for the venues and neighborhoods surrounding light rail stations. One of the biggest factors in large […]
Does Public Transit help “Walk-ability”
In case you haven’t noticed, I happen to think the METRO light rail system has and will continue to significantly change the way many people live in Phoenix, Tempe and in Mesa. Having been in the real estate business for the past 17 years, I have seen a LOT of changes in the industry. I […]