Seeking rail statistics

Updated April 23 2018 - 8:07pm, first published July 22 2014 - 3:00am

Ian F. Bell (Letters, July 18) refers to overseas experience of the effect of light rail on property values but gives no references to valid scientific research into these effects. While it is valid that higher densities, both residential and commercial, would assist light rail, evidence that the reverse - light rail helps property values - is scarce.

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