Transit Hubs Part 1 - Central Stations: Episode 12

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Union stations, transit malls, intermodality, and the all-important Transit Oriented Development: we explain the importance of central hubs to transit systems, hate on Salt Lake Central Station and complain about New York's transit leadership, and provide detailed and constructive advice for how to make transit hubs better.


References & notes

  1. [1] Smithsonian Magazine: Why Do So Many Train Stations Have the Same Name?
  2. [2] The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Hartsfield-Jackson's passenger counts up 76% in 2021
  3. [3] WorldAtlas: The 10 Busiest Railway Stations In North America
  4. [4] Exploring Links Between Transit Hubs and Built Environment in Asian Cities
  5. [5] Idaho Statesman: Boise's new Downtown transit center is open. Here’s how to use it.
  6. [6] Wikipedia: Transbay Transit Center
  7. [7] TripSavvy: Penn Station in New York: The Complete Guide
  8. [8] Wikipedia: Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
  9. [9] TriMet: History of the Portland Mall
  10. [10] Wikipedia: Portland Transit Mall
  11. [11] TriMet: The Portland Transit Mall
  12. [12] RTD: Union Station TOD Project
  13. [13] Wikipedia: Denver Union Station
  14. [14] Denver Union Station: A True Public-Private Partnership
  15. [15] METRO Magazine: Mass Transit Hubs Made More Adaptable, Efficient by Top-Quality Digital Signage
  16. [16] Bloomberg CityLab: Planning the Transit Hubs of the Future
  17. [17] NYT: Transit Hubs: A Growing Lure for Developers
  18. [18] WSP: Blank Canvas Development Around Transport Hubs