February 22, 2019

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) recently released its Station Area Planning for the Norristown High Speed Line Extension to King of Prussia. Andrew Svekla, Associate Manager, Office of Smart Growth at DVRPC spoke to us about the potential station locations, recommendations made and his thoughts on the project benefits. 

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January 31, 2019

The billion-dollar King of Prussia (KOP) rail project took a major step forward last week, when SEPTA awarded the design contract for the project’s first phase to a construction engineering company.

The $7.3 million contract, awarded to Missouri-based company, HNTB, will allow the group to start designing the KOP rail, which will see the Norristown High Speed...

January 25, 2019

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (January 25, 2019) - The King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) Project has reached two milestones within the month. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Board has approved a contract to advance further engineering of the KOP Rail extension of the Norristown High Speed Line, (NHSL). The selected consultant team is led b...

November 12, 2018

As SEPTA continues to advance the extension of the Norristown High Speed Line into King of Prussia, a group of regional business, civic and academic leaders are working behind the scenes to champion the project known as King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail).

Formed in October 2017 as SEPTA and the Federal Transit Administration released the Draft Environmental Impa...

August 24, 2018

In case you didn’t hear, a 4.5-mile extension of the Norristown High Speed Line (NHSL) connecting King of Prussia, Pa., with Center City and University City is in the early stages of development.

The King of Prussia Rail project is expected to cost over $1 billion, and could be up and running as early as 2023, saving passengers between KOP and Philly around 3...

July 18, 2018

It’s not quite one-stop shopping in King of Prussia, but it could take a step in that direction. SEPTA has issued a request for proposals for the $1 billion of work that will go into the King of Prussia Rail extension of the High Speed Line in Norristown.

The extension aims to link the region’s three largest employment centers, which are King of Prussia, Cent...

June 11, 2018

Following five years of detailed analysis and community input, the KOPRail project is moving out of the planning phase and into design. This project, which will add a 5 mile spur from the Norristown High Speed Rail line out to King of Prussia, will be transformative for businesses, residents, and commuters throughout the region. Not only will this project pr...

February 23, 2018

As commercial development in the Philadelphia suburbs continues to center around mixed-use communities that can approximate urban walkability and transit access, sprawling office parks seem like a relic from a previous era — but that could soon change.

With more value being placed on transit access and walkability, location is more important than ever for sub...

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