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The Week in TOD News September 7-13, 2019

The Week in TOD News September 7-13, 2019

NJ TRANSIT service expansions, public comments for Port Authority Bus Terminal, new development in Somerville, Jersey City's public transit ranks 6th in nation, does transit cause displacement?, new transit in Honolulu, the benefits of growing up in urban places, Chicago & San Diego TOD, TRB's Tactical Transit Study, 39 new stations in Sydney AU, and new investment in Mississauga & Kitchener, ON. ...
Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini serves as President of APA-NJ, is Managing Partner at L&G Planning LLC, and is also a long-time member of the NJTOD.org Advisory Board. Mr. Latini discusses some of the challenges to implementing TOD in NJ. ...
The Week in TOD News August 31-September 6, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 31-September 6, 2019

Amtrak summer repairs, new development, bike lanes, and more in Jersey City, new train service at Avenel Station, ditching the car to fight climate change, new light rail in Snohomish County, WA, TOD in Atlanta, a fee on cars funds transit in Memphis, multi-modal transit hub in Mumbai, Liverpool funds sustainable transport, East Japan Railway Company goes big on retail, and a new high-rise in Sydney. ...
The Week in TOD News August 24-30, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 24-30, 2019

Long Slip Fill & Rail Enhancement project in Hoboken, Gateway Tunnel budget, redevelopment in Jersey City & Newark, expanded NJT bus service. Google's vision for San Jose, new TOD in Oakland CA, SIlverthorne CO, Philadelphia PA, Somerville & Cambridge MA, Chicago Transit Authority engages community. Ottawa LRT opens, Mobilinx wins Hurontario LRT contract, starting off slow in Brisbane AU. ...
Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone serves as the Director of Jersey City's Department of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce (HEDC). She weighs in on the elements that go into crafting an effective vision for TOD and discusses the opportunities to incorporate industrial uses into TOD communities. The interview was taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference. ...
Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang, Principal at Perkins Eastman, discusses how to craft an effective vision of TOD. He explores the issues of design, placemaking, and how TOD can work on both the large and small scale. ...
The Week in TOD News August 17-23, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 17-23, 2019

Newark Penn Station upgrades; Redevelopment moves forward in East Orange, Orange & Rahway; NJ Transit riders to get more info on delays & cancellations. East Brooklyn transit hub, Detroit adopts smart payments, Providence RI state update, Miami FL & Mansfield MA projects, Metro-North as TOD developer. Rail to Québec City, TOD in Malayasia, Vancouver BC & Sydney AU. ...
Webinar (9/20): Brownfield Basics

Webinar (9/20): Brownfield Basics

Join DVRPC and increase your understanding of brownfield redevelopment in the Greater Philadelphia region. This workshop is geared towards municipalities and non-profit groups who are interested in learning about federal Brownfields funding programs to support their individual community revitalization efforts. ...
The Week in TOD News August 10-16, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 10-16, 2019

NJTRANSIT looks for TOD partners, Murphy signs "stranded asset" legislature, Redevelopment in Bloomfield, Florence, Jersey City & New Brunswick; and Walkable Somerville. Transforming Uber, Projects in Gresham City, OR, Kissimmee, FL & Redwood, CA, New stations for Metra (Chicago) & Metro's Gold Line (LA). Copenhagen advances biking, Adaptive reuse at Farringdon Station (London), & Google Maps now displays Lime vehicle availability. ...
Robert Goldsmith Discusses NJ Home Rule in the NJTOD Video Series

Robert Goldsmith Discusses NJ Home Rule in the NJTOD Video Series

This interview, taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference, features Robert Goldsmith. Mr. Goldsmith is a Partner at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis where he co-chairs the Redevelopment and Land Use Practice. He discusses the issue of home rule in the state of New Jersey and how it affects the implementation of TOD. ...
Ricardo Fernandez Joins the NJTOD Video Series

Ricardo Fernandez Joins the NJTOD Video Series

Ricardo Fernandez, Business Administrator, Passaic, NJ, discusses the challenges of implementing TOD. Taped at the 2019 APA-NJ Conference. ...
The Week in TOD News August 3-9, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 3-9, 2019

Lyft’s Wheels for All Grants Program, new projects in Plainfield & Delanco, proposed projects in Jersey City & West New York, sidewalks in Little Silver, e-scooters in Hoboken. Redevelopment in Popano FL, Denver CO, Carrollton TX, improving subway speed in NYC, wearable payments in LA. Safety improvements in Munich, Vienna rejects scented transit, Sydney light rail and Toronto's newest neighborhood. ...