Zoom, zoom: Need for smart, transit oriented development accelerates

Light rail, bus rapid transit, and streetcars are chalking up huge rises in property values along Cleveland, Ohio’s Euclid Corridor, the Phoenix Tempe Metro Light Rail, and Eugene, Oregon’s Emerald Express. Smart transit has the potential to create jobs, ignite development, and connect a city. But is West Michigan ready for the possibilities – and the challenges – that lie ahead?