If my home is near the rail line, will this affect my property values?
Studies from around the country show that property values are usually enhanced by their proximity to a passenger rail station. Studies also have shown that property values are usually not affected one way or the other by their proximity to passenger rail lines if they are not located close to a station. These studies provide additional research data and information: "Assessment of the Potential Fiscal Impacts of Existing and Proposed Transit-Oriented Development in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Service Area", "The Estimated Value of New Investment Adjacent to DART LRT Stations: 1999-2005", "Impacts of Rail Transit on Property Values", “Impacts of Transit Rail Lines on Property Values” Draft Report”, “Impacts of Transit Rail Lines on Property Values” RailVolution 2007 Presentation”, "Light-rail can turn into money train."

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1. Why is TEXRail work closing roadways in NRH?
2. Why can’t they complete this work with lane closures?
3. Why isn’t this work being done over the weekends?
4. Why does the new crossing seem rough when I drive over it?
5. Where will the NRH stations be located and how many parking spaces will they have?
6. When will service begin and how many trips will be offered daily?
7. What are the benefits of TEXRail for NRH?
8. What is being done to limit noise and pollution?
9. What is a quiet zone? Will we have quiet zones in NRH?
10. Will my taxes go up to pay for this service?
11. If my home is near the rail line, will this affect my property values?
12. How will TEXRail service impact traffic at crossings in NRH?
13. What type of development is planned around the NRH stations?
14. Won’t the rail stations and surrounding developments bring more people to NRH and thus more traffic?
15. Should we be worried about an increase in crime at and around the rail stations?
16. Some say TEXRail won’t improve traffic congestion. Is this true?
17. How will TEXRail benefit the local economy?
18. Wouldn’t it be cheaper to build more roads?
19. When did planning for TEXRail begin and when were the NRH stations approved?
20. I have additional questions. Where can I get more information?