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The Week in TOD News May 23-29, 2020

The Week in TOD News May 23-29, 2020

Cities and organizations look to promote sustainable practices post-pandemic. Jersey City and Plainfield projects. Portal Bridge funds. TOD from around the country. And work progresses on one of the world's largest underground transportation hubs in Beijing. ...
The Week in TOD News May 16-22, 2020

The Week in TOD News May 16-22, 2020

Cities and transit providers consider ways to achieve a new "post-pandemic" normal. Projects in Garfield, Elizabeth, Hoboken, and Harrison. Houston's green future, Chicago Metra improvements, Open Streets for all, TOD in San Diego & San Jose, and Boise plans urban renewal district. Developer seeks new heights in Vancouver. ...
The Week in TOD News May 9-15, 2020

The Week in TOD News May 9-15, 2020

COVID-19 impacts give rise to adaptation & experimentation, transit advocacy, slow service rollout, housing shortage & transportation equity concerns, and an examination of housing design. NJ TRANSIT to receive CARES Act funding. A look at the Newark Downtown District. Financial market tightening concerns, Fast housing in San Diego CA. New projects in Santa Rosa CA, Stratford CT & Honolulu HI. Rezoning along BRT in Richmond VA. MRT Jakarta seeks innovative product and service partners. ...
The Week in TOD News May 2-8, 2020

The Week in TOD News May 2-8, 2020

Embracing TOD post-pandemic. Land swap in Hoboken, housing proposal for Newark Broad Street Station area. Affordable housing in Dallas, Critiquing rail-to-airport, TOD projects in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, VMT fees in California. And Sidewalk Labs walks away from its Toronto "Smart City" plans. ...
Online Planning & Engagement: New Jersey Communities Plan for the Future, at a Safe Distance

Online Planning & Engagement: New Jersey Communities Plan for the Future, at a Safe Distance

New Jersey planning and public outreach professionals share guidance on continuing public engagement activities amid COVID-19 social distancing measures, who might be left out of virtual engagement activities, and how the current turn to web-based tools may impact the future of the planning profession. ...
Webinar: Achieving Equitable Economic Recovery: How can public transit bolster an equitable economic recovery?

Webinar: Achieving Equitable Economic Recovery: How can public transit bolster an equitable economic recovery?

Join Greater Greater Washington and the Young Professionals in Transportation for a moderated discussion about the opportunities to elevate public transportation as an essential component of economic recovery post the COVID-19 crisis. ...
EJB Presents: How COVID-19 is Affecting Public Transportation Around the U.S.

EJB Presents: How COVID-19 is Affecting Public Transportation Around the U.S.

A diverse group of panelists in the transportation arena will discuss their agencies' response to COVID-19, on a range of topics including how the current global pandemic has, and may impact, service, ridership, farebox revenue, and potential future funding. ...
Webinar: Dynamic Streets, Curbs, and Sidewalks in COVID-19

Webinar: Dynamic Streets, Curbs, and Sidewalks in COVID-19

This Eno Center for Transportation webinar will discuss how cities are taking action and how new digital tools can support more dynamic management of their streets, curbs, and sidewalks. ...
The Week in TOD News April 25-May 1, 2020

The Week in TOD News April 25-May 1, 2020

Post-pandemic planning, restoring faith in transit, "Distributed Density," promoting equity. NJ: adaptive reuse, alternatives for Turnpike revenues, Jersey City & Bayonne proposals. Also TOD in Illinois, Colorado, California, DC's early street car, green infrastructure & Link Light Rail expansion. Dehli's commuter rail & redevelopment in Ottawa. ...
NPC20 @ Home … The National Planning Conference Goes Online

NPC20 @ Home … The National Planning Conference Goes Online

The 2020 National Planning Conference has moved online. Starting Wednesday April 29, planners and other experts from around the country (and the world) will offer sessions on a host of timely and eternal topics related to transit-friendly planning. ...
The Week in TOD News April 18-24, 2020

The Week in TOD News April 18-24, 2020

COVID news: racial disparities, affordable housing, public transit, safe guarding operators & passengers, serving those in need. NJ: electrifying transport, reopening HBLR stations. Regional/National: fighting NIMBY, climate change, TOD projects, more affordable housing, congestion. International: new station & mixed-use and when zoning doesn't match up with current needs. ...
The Week in TOD News April 11–17, 2020

The Week in TOD News April 11–17, 2020

This week we start off with COVID-19 related news. Changes in transit service, social distancing, impacts on housing, and what the future may hold. Also NJDOT Municipal Aid grant applications, NJEDA extends deadlines, Freehold considers TOD, and news from California, Florida, Maryland, and Montana! ...