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The Impact of Light Rail

on local businesses

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A survey of recent light rail lines in six cities similar to Houston reveals that construction can cause some disruption to businesses, just as road construction does, and also yields a set of best practices that appear to help mitigate the impact.

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Download a summary of business impacts during construction. (92 kb pdf)

Download a summary of business impacts after construction. (88 kb pdf)

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