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The Week in TOD News July 6-12, 2019

The Week in TOD News July 6-12, 2019

Jersey City expands skyline, Roselle Park plans redevelopment, Montclair gains hotel, Summit adds housing, workforce housing financing, Murphy signs land bank law. LIRR to add Belmont Park Station, Claymont DE reclaims steel mill , MARTA to convert parking lot, PPP in Greenwich CT, Santa Clara CA advances Gateway Crossings. Edmonton adds housing to stadium area, NSW considers payment by facial recognition, Bucharest's modernization plans & green bus stop roofs in Utrecht. ...
Webinar: Coding for Communities: A Pragmatic Guide to Zoning Reform

Webinar: Coding for Communities: A Pragmatic Guide to Zoning Reform

Join the Smart Growth Network and Congress for the New Urbanism at 1 PM July 17 for a webinar highlighting CNU's Project for Code Reform, which seeks to streamline the code reform process by providing local governments with place-specific incremental coding changes that address the most problematic barriers first, build political will, and ultimately create more walkable, prosperous, and equitable places.  ...
Harrison TOD: Development Gathers Pace in Former “Beehive of Industry”

Harrison TOD: Development Gathers Pace in Former “Beehive of Industry”

The Town of Harrison was once a manufacturing powerhouse known as the “Beehive of Industry.” Decades after the assembly lines fell silent, Harrison is once again alive with activity. Moving away from – but not forgetting – its industrial past, the town has embraced a vision of a walkable, mixed-use community with prime access to the region’s job market. ...
The Week in TOD News June 29-July 5, 2019

The Week in TOD News June 29-July 5, 2019

NJ: Land purchase and financing for Somerville Transit Village, partners advance Sayreville brownfield project, co-working space opens in Chatham. Also new Google Maps transit features, Boston's Maverick Station project, Oklahoma DOT's Mobility & Public Transit office, free U-Pass at University of Nevada-Reno, IL uses gas tax increase to fund capital spending plan. Vancouver redevelopment plans, Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project & new payment system in the Netherlands. ...
The Week in TOD News June 22-28, 2019

The Week in TOD News June 22-28, 2019

PATH OMNY fare system, mixed-use at Woodbridge Station, Camden market-rate housing, NJT & Bayonne to partner at 34th St Station, Montvale's Mercedes HQ redevelopment. Seattle's public housing residents get transit passes, Sound Transit plans light rail that spurs development, active transport projects in CA, WMATA pilots late-night worker Lyft program, Art & transit in Stockholm, Driverless train for Calgary Airport, Waterloo's new light rail, Penang Transport Master Plan ...
The Week in TOD News June 15-21, 2019

The Week in TOD News June 15-21, 2019

NJT advances microgrid power system, NYPenn Station starts renovation, Jersey City, Red Bank & Asbury Park development. Richmond, VA mall transformation, Lynx Blue Line spurs development, MARTA & GDOT propose stations, MassDOT approves MBTA investment plan, Holland, MI supports new commuter transit, free transit for Victoria students, Delhi transit corridor improvement, Sault Ste. Marie, ON & college partner on transfer station. ...
The Week in TOD News June 8-14, 2019

The Week in TOD News June 8-14, 2019

Proposed NJ-NY Gateway commission, Eastbound Harrison PATH reopens, Building boom impacts PATH ridership, JC plans "uber-style" transit, NJ TRANSITGRID gets FTA grant. Also Omaha wants TOD & affordable housing, "Overcrowd" station planning game, 9-county Bay Area transit planning project, Orange County, CA preps for 1st modern streetcar, TOD key to Ottawa, and Berlin's new app for public & private transport options. ...
Panelists Offer Up Guidance on Making TOD Real

Panelists Offer Up Guidance on Making TOD Real

A recap of our first TOD in Your Downtown Forum, Making TOD Real: Planning & Building Transit-Oriented Development in NJ, and link to the video. ...
The Week in TOD News June 1-7, 2019

The Week in TOD News June 1-7, 2019

NJDEP seeks electric vehicle (EV) funding, Hoboken introduces e-scooter rules, NJ TRANSIT pilots tap-in payments, NJ Partnership to Plug-In initiative wants to create EV infrastructure. Also, Forest Hills Station Square reopened, Allegheny County, PA gets transit smartphone app, Harrison, NY project breaks ground, large TOD proposed for West Oakland, CA, and Singapore continues to advance its 2040 plan. ...
Two Great Events, More to Come

Two Great Events, More to Come

Our thanks to everyone who participated in two great TOD events this week! ...
The Week in TOD News May 25-31, 2019

The Week in TOD News May 25-31, 2019

Jersey City's on-demand transit RFP, Plainfield's affordable TOD, No. 7 extension thoughts, Asbury Park parking & Somerville's Green Seam wins award. Beyond NJ, LA TOD program spurs affordable housing, NYC taps into transit, new Seattle station raises concern, Atlanta advances development, Singapore reveals transport plans & Copenhagen prioritizes cyclists. ...
The Week in TOD News May 18-24, 2019

The Week in TOD News May 18-24, 2019

Harrison & Jersey City projects completed, NJDOT awards Transportation Alternatives grants, East Brunswick rethinks redevelopment plan, NY & NJ advance bus terminal plans. Also BRT for Madison WI, mixed-use in Charlotte, gaps in NOLA transit system, better health through better transit, new stations in Seattle & Toronto's "least-used" Bessarion Station. ...