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Bringing Demarest Place to Life

Bringing Demarest Place to Life

The City of Hackensack taps into the arts to plan an inclusive public space in a changing downtown. ...
The Week in TOD News August 15-21, 2020

The Week in TOD News August 15-21, 2020

Making (and changing) plans for the post-pandemic period. Chicago, Denver, and Fort Worth advance TOD projects. Mega projects in Indonesia and South Africa. ...
The Week in TOD News August 8-14, 2020

The Week in TOD News August 8-14, 2020

This week's news... staying safe when riding transit, the enduring appeal of urban places, and thinking beyond zoning to promote affordable housing. ...
The Week in TOD News August 1-7, 2020

The Week in TOD News August 1-7, 2020

This week... riding transit may be safer than you think. Also transit-friendly development in NJ, California, New York, Ohio, Texas, and Ontario. Taiwan Railways seeks fiscal stability through TOD. ...
Take the 2020 NJTOD.org Reader Survey!

Take the 2020 NJTOD.org Reader Survey!

NJTOD.org is looking to gather information from its readers to identify ways to improve our work and to better serve New Jersey’s diverse communities working in the field of transit-oriented development. ...
The Week in TOD News July 25-31, 2020

The Week in TOD News July 25-31, 2020

This week, articles focus on how transit agencies—and the people who ride transit—are adapting to pandemic conditions; how crises can inspire opportunities for lasting and meaning improvement; and how TOD can be harnessed to address access to affordable housing. ...
Virtual Peer Exchange: Engaging Traditionally Underserved Communities Using Virtual Public Involvement (VPI) Tools & Strategies (8/17)

Virtual Peer Exchange: Engaging Traditionally Underserved Communities Using Virtual Public Involvement (VPI) Tools & Strategies (8/17)

On Monday, August 17th, please join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, for a virtual peer exchange on virtual public involvement (VPI) tools and strategies to engage traditionally underserved communities. ...
The Week in TOD News July 18-24, 2020

The Week in TOD News July 18-24, 2020

The impacts of the coronavirus continue to be seen in the news this week with stories of how things have, and will, change. Also two new TOD projects in New Jersey. Affordable housing efforts from around the country. Nairobi, Kenya starts work on a new "railway city." ...
Webinar: Missing Middle Housing: Thinking Big and Building Small to Respond to Today’s Housing Crisis (7/28)

Webinar: Missing Middle Housing: Thinking Big and Building Small to Respond to Today’s Housing Crisis (7/28)

Join the Maryland Department of Planning and the Smart Growth Network at 1 p.m. Eastern, Tuesday, July 28, when Parolek, author of the new book, Missing Middle Housing, illustrates how these housing types, when designed well, can be a powerful tool to create the communities that people both want and can afford. ...
The Week in TOD News July 11-17, 2020

The Week in TOD News July 11-17, 2020

The theme running through this week's news is efforts to make cities and communities more livable for all of their residents. Ideas include the "15-minute city", subsidizing taxi services for seniors and people with disability who have been affected by COVID-19 related transit service cuts, and reexamining urban redevelopment efforts. ...
Parking: A Major Barrier to Equitably Oriented Transit

Parking: A Major Barrier to Equitably Oriented Transit

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The Chicago-based Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) recently investigated the relationship between parking policies and provision and efforts to implement equitable TOD. ...
The Week in TOD News July 4-10, 2020

The Week in TOD News July 4-10, 2020

As stories from the U.S., Europe, and India indicate, micro-mobility via bikes, e-bikes, and walking is emerging as an alternative to traditional transit. TOD in Newark, Plainfield, and Jersey City also makes the news. ...