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Amazon's search for HQ2 site should drive new thinking about transportation

October 18, 2017 Article 4 min read read
Authors:
Daron Gifford
Should cities use the competition to land Amazon's new headquarters to reimagine transportationneeds for the future? We think so. Read more at The Business Journals.

Busy streets in a city at night.

City leaders across the United States have been pulling all-nighters lately to respond to the request for proposals from Amazon to build or locate a second corporate headquarters, which the Seattle-based online retailer says could create 50,000 jobs paying an average of $100,000 a year.

Near the top of the list of requirements: an established mass-transit system, which generally means some combination of light rail, subways, trains and bus lines.

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