The rail haters like to complain about how much SunRail costs, but it’s funny you never hear them discuss how much investment and jobs SunRail have been attracted by SunRail’s creation.
Developments built near SunRail stations are called Transportation Oriented Developments (TOD).
A report presented at the SunRail commission meeting last week showed:
Projects completed since 2010:
- Number of projects – 19
- Construction value — $868 million
- Permanent jobs — 1,776
Projects currently under construction:
- Number of projects – 13
- Construction value — $548 million
- Permanent jobs – 2,284
Projects in the pipeline:
- Number of projects – 16
- Construction value — $1,792 million
- Permanent jobs – 10,234