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The Week in TOD News March 21-27, 2020

The Week in TOD News March 21-27, 2020

NJ TOD work continues with a property sale in Metuchen, construction in Somerville, a project completion in Rahway, and progress in Hoboken. Also meeting Opportunity Zones challenges, TOD student housing in Miami, a 19-mile multi-use trail in Denton, Texas, learning to understand and address pandemics, and form-based code in India. ...
Online Opportunities for TOD Learning

Online Opportunities for TOD Learning

We have started to assemble a list of webinars of interest to those working in TOD communities. Check back frequently as we will be expanding the list in the coming weeks. ...
The Week in TOD News March 14-20, 2020

The Week in TOD News March 14-20, 2020

Union Township redevelopment. Corona virus affects transit; TOD-supportive legislation in Maryland; Fighting gentrification in St. Paul; Legislation stalls in Indiana; Declining bus ridership. Jakarta MRT expands TOD role; Bangkok to double transit system. ...
The Week in TOD News March 7-13, 2020

The Week in TOD News March 7-13, 2020

Fort Monmouth Revitalization advances, HBLR to expand westward, Linden project moves forward, Hackensack named best for commuters, Newark seeks Transit Village designation. Spatial mismatch, YIMBY Act, Challenges to building transit in the US, Sunnyside Development Plan, Google Transit Village, Funding transit in Michigan. Getting priced out of the Toronto housing market. ...
The Week in TOD News February 29-March 6, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 29-March 6, 2020

Hoboken Yard redevelopment plan, Tunnel repairs (delays to come), New hope for Hoboken-Scranton route, DEP land use rules. Redevelopment moratorium in Debary FL, Michigan county transit tax vote, Vision for Park City UT, Plans for Concord Naval Weapon Station reuse, Miami TOD, Sunnyside Yard development. Luxembourg makes transit free. ...
Opportunity Zones 101: A Primer

Opportunity Zones 101: A Primer

A 2017 tax incentive provides opportunities to redirect capital gains into redevelopment projects to receive a reduction in tax liability. This financing tool has created opportunities for NJ Transit Villages to redevelop areas that have historically been underserved and neglected. ...
The Week in TOD News February 22-28, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 22-28, 2020

Redevelopment plans for Plainfield, Linden & Jersey City; NJ TRANSIT funding plan; Affordable Housing Trust Fund; Keeping millennials in NJ. Cleveland explores new BRT route, Preserving trees in TOD, Affordable housing in Charlotte, Redevelopment in New Rochelle & Hicksville. German train hubs and Finland's "One Hour Train" project. ...
The Week in TOD News February 15-21, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 15-21, 2020

Rebranding Rahway using art, Redevelopment in Bayonne. Ride-hailing & congestion, Building housing near transit, Charlotte transit projects, Senior TOD in Miami, YIMBY movement, Green cities and affordability. Paris seeks 15-minute city, Building transit and TOD in Jakarta. ...
The Week in TOD News February 8-14, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 8-14, 2020

Berkeley Heights, Keansburg, Newark's South Ward, Princeton, covering mass transit costs. Eco-building in Denver, TOD in Duluth, Corner stores, Affordable housing in San Jose, BRT & development in Spokane, fighting NIMBYism in California. Global sprawl, Unified ticketing in Bangkok, Green connections in Singapore. ...
TOD Mobility: Asbury Park’s Greatest Hits

TOD Mobility: Asbury Park’s Greatest Hits

Mike Manzella, Director of Transportation for Asbury Park, explains how sustainable transportation solutions and a willingness to test new ideas have boosted Asbury Park's revival as a major shore destination and great place to live and work. ...
Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Planners, municipal officials, members of the real estate community, and placemaking experts gathered in New Brunswick on December 6th for the 2nd TOD in Your Downtown Forum – Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns – and shared the how-tos of placemaking, discussed outcomes and impacts of implementing placemaking strategies, and answered the question, “What makes a great place?” ...
The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

Bayonne's ferry plans, Slowing loss of natural areas, Keeping developers accountable in Jersey City, East Brunswick announces TOD plans. Paying for infrastructure, advancing TOD legislation in VA, funding downtown redevelopment on Long Island, affordable housing (CA & Chicago) and affordable transit (Boston), NY hi-speed rail. Canadian mayors disagree on development, Infrastructure in Thailand, Smart transport in Tokyo. ...