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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. ...
Linking People to Opportunity: FTA’s Role in Creating Complete Communities

Linking People to Opportunity: FTA’s Role in Creating Complete Communities

Video link: Linking People to Opportunity: FTA's Role in Creating Complete Communities

This video from 2017 discusses how transit-oriented development (TOD) can be used to increase access to opportunities via public transportation and how public transportation serves to create more complete communities. ...
NJTOD Video Series Continues with Mike Manzella

NJTOD Video Series Continues with Mike Manzella

Mike Manzella, Director of Transportation in the City of Asbury Park, NJ. He shares his perspective on how TOD helps to support healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable communities and the role that parking plays in making TOD work. Taped at the 2019 APA-NJ Conference. ...
OBLR Webinars: RE-Development Academy for Communities

OBLR Webinars: RE-Development Academy for Communities

Ever wonder why some sites sit and some get developed? How brownfields issues affect developer decisions. See how the brownfield redevelopment and real estate development process intersect. This is free webinar series for the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization's (OBLR) RE-Development Academy for Communities. ...
The Week in TOD News July 27-August 2, 2019

The Week in TOD News July 27-August 2, 2019

Visions of a NJ TOD Smart Growth future, Portal North Bridge funding, Plainfield housing, NY Waterway lawsuit dismissed, Campbell Junction redevelopment plan, PATH improvement plan, Proposed Pfizer Campus redevelopment. San Diego zoning changes, Pittsburgh's new vision, MTA OMNY system, S. San Francisco & Redwood City redevelopment, Ridesharing in NV, Bus & Cycle Paths in North Dublin, Sydney Uber expands info, Bitcoin for transit fares in Brazil, Contactless payment in NSW. ...
NJTOD.org Launches TOD Video Series

NJTOD.org Launches TOD Video Series

Our first video features Debra Tantleff, Founding Principal of Tantum, a real estate development and advisory firm based in Jersey City, NJ. Ms. Tantleff offers her view of the differences between urban and suburban TOD. Taped at the 2019 APA-NJ Conference. ...
The Week in TOD News July 20-26, 2019

The Week in TOD News July 20-26, 2019

Jersey City’s McGinley Square, Monarch settlement in Hoboken, Gateway Development Commission, High-rise near HBLR. Lyft adds NYC subway & bus directions, Bellevue, WA approves TOD zoning, Rochester, MN pilots Lime scooters, Caltrain to update service, MARTA advances housing, mixed-use development near two DC Metro stations, Toronto megaproject, Scots adopt contactless bus fares & Rome tests recycling for tickets system. ...
The Week in TOD News July 13-19, 2019

The Week in TOD News July 13-19, 2019

Proposed pedestrian bridges in Camden and Bayonne, NJBIA salutes redevelopment, NJ TRANSIT approves FY2020 budget. TOD projects in Aurora, CO & Vancouver BC. Service improvements in Staten Island, Detroit-area & Chicago, and Manchester & Liverpool UK. ...
Transformation Strategies Yield Results for Downtown Metuchen

Transformation Strategies Yield Results for Downtown Metuchen

Guest contributor, Isaac D. Kremer, Executive Director, Metuchen Downtown Alliance, discusses how Metuchen has harnessed the Main Street New Jersey (MSNJ) program and its transformation strategies to bolster transit-oriented development. ...
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. ...
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. ...