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How Residential and Commercial Property Values Rise in Transit Sheds

How Residential and Commercial Property Values Rise in Transit Sheds

Resource Link: The Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation by the American Public Transportation Association

This study reveals that it is getting increasingly expensive to live near public transit. As more and more cities invest in mixed-use developments, house prices and rents within a half-mile of transit facilities are increasing at a faster rate than those in neighborhoods farther away. ...
The Week in TOD News October 19-25, 2019

The Week in TOD News October 19-25, 2019

Jersey City bike plans & parking management, Redevelopment near Newark Symphony Hall, Edison’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Longer PATH trains. Zero parking in San Diego, High-speed rail, BRT in the San Fernando Valley, Tech startups to address NYC gridlock, Charlotte's transit districts, Voting to end single-family zoning in Minneapolis. Workplace parking taxes in Nottingham, UK, Chinese-Keynan highway projects, Amazon India takes to the rails. ...
Planners Living in TOD

Planners Living in TOD

This week we feature two videos! Andrew Lappitt is Senior Planner at Sam Schwartz. Leigh Ann Von Hagen is Senior Researcher & Adjunct Professor at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University. Both are planners and each is a resident of a designated New Jersey Transit Village, Rahway and Netcong, respectively.


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The Week in TOD News October 12-18, 2019

The Week in TOD News October 12-18, 2019

NJ TRANSIT's Transit art program, station improvements, one-seat ride restoration. Englewood Cliff's affordable housing suit, Cranford's downtown boom, Riverside redevelopment. Vision Zero, all things buses (BRT, bus lanes, better bus stops, new service), too much parking in Pittsburgh (at bus centers!) TOD in China, bus lanes in India, sustainable transport in Malaysia. ...
The Week in TOD News October 5-11, 2019

The Week in TOD News October 5-11, 2019

NJ TRANSIT solicits for River LINE TOD, American Dream transit options, testing self-driving buses, Hoboken Yard Redevelopment updates, streetscape improvements in Raritan & East Orange redevelopment. Mixed-use development in CA & AZ, affordable housing in DC, BRT in SC. New transit in St. Petersburg, RU & Delhi, IN, transit plans for the Philippines & Indonesia. ...
Plainfield TOD Open for Business

Plainfield TOD Open for Business

While working closely with developers to push projects through in a streamlined manner, the administration of Mayor Adrian O. Mapp is also working to maximize benefits for existing residents. The City insists on redevelopment agreements that require developers to carry out neighborhood improvements or make financial contributions to local programs. ...
Matt Ward: Engaging the Public on TOD

Matt Ward: Engaging the Public on TOD

This week's video features Matt Ward. Mr. Ward is Senior Planner for the City of Jersey City, New Jersey. Mr. Ward discusses the benefits and challenges of engaging the public on TOD. ...
The Week in TOD News September 28-October 4, 2019

The Week in TOD News September 28-October 4, 2019

NJ TRANSIT & NJ EDA to partner on Transit Hubs, Elizabeth Station upgrades, TOD in Bordentown & Rutherford, Jersey City's pedestrian plaza. San Diego funds former Navy base redevelopment, Sedona's transit plan, Cleveland banks on mobility, Metra breaks ground on Rock Island Line station, TOD in Lindenhurst. Riyadh's 85 new stations, TOD in Dubai, & Vancouver's 6 new SkyTrain stations. ...
Vinn White on How TOD Opportunities Help NJ Meet Its Goals

Vinn White on How TOD Opportunities Help NJ Meet Its Goals

This week's video features Vinn White. Mr. White is Senor Policy Advisory to Governor Murphy, working in the area of transportation. Earlier in his career, he served in the US Department of Transportation under Secretary Ray LaHood and Secretary Anthony Foxx. Mr. White discusses the opportunities offered through TOD. ...
The Week in TOD News September 21-27, 2019

The Week in TOD News September 21-27, 2019

Redevelopment: Hoboken Yard, the RiverLINE corridor, near Newark NJPAC, and in Plainfield! Jersey City announces a new shuttle and Little Silver starts sidewalk project. LA Metro releases Women's Travel study, Seattle system expansion, Denver TOD, activating parks, and electric cars and the environment. Paris's Ecosystem Neighborhood, Rail in Dhaka, and airport TOD in Poland. ...
Phil Abramson: The Key to Transit-Oriented Development

Phil Abramson: The Key to Transit-Oriented Development

This week we feature our chat with Phil Abramson. In 2014 Mr. Abramson founded Topology, a real estate consulting firm that offers urban planning, development and project management. Mr. Abramson discusses one specific challenge to TOD, providing good transit. ...
The Week in TOD News September 14-20, 2019

The Week in TOD News September 14-20, 2019

Enhancing NJT customer experience, hospital rideshares, Bayonne's 22nd Street Station TOD, one-seat rides, capital planning, on-demand transit in Jersey City, better TOD planning in Austin TX, MTA's $51.5 Billion Plan, USC subsidizes employee transit, Nassau County's block grant, private financing for So-Cal-to-Vegas train, two towers in Sydney AU, a smart city station makeover and expanding service in India ...