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TOD Mobility: Asbury Park’s Greatest Hits

TOD Mobility: Asbury Park’s Greatest Hits

Mike Manzella, Director of Transportation for Asbury Park, explains how sustainable transportation solutions and a willingness to test new ideas have boosted Asbury Park's revival as a major shore destination and great place to live and work. ...
Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Planners, municipal officials, members of the real estate community, and placemaking experts gathered in New Brunswick on December 6th for the 2nd TOD in Your Downtown Forum – Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns – and shared the how-tos of placemaking, discussed outcomes and impacts of implementing placemaking strategies, and answered the question, “What makes a great place?” ...
The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

Bayonne's ferry plans, Slowing loss of natural areas, Keeping developers accountable in Jersey City, East Brunswick announces TOD plans. Paying for infrastructure, advancing TOD legislation in VA, funding downtown redevelopment on Long Island, affordable housing (CA & Chicago) and affordable transit (Boston), NY hi-speed rail. Canadian mayors disagree on development, Infrastructure in Thailand, Smart transport in Tokyo. ...
Build a Better Mousetrap Competition

Build a Better Mousetrap Competition

We are looking for submissions from employees of local or state public agencies who have created innovative solutions to problems or found better ways of doing things. Whether it’s a new gadget that improves the quality and safety of a project, or an innovative process that reduces costs and improves efficiency, it is typically the people on the front lines who discover the latest and best practices! ...
The Week in TOD News January 25-31, 2020

The Week in TOD News January 25-31, 2020

Advancing Hoboken Yard Redevelopment; Parking Taxes in Jersey City; NJDOT announces local aid grants; Funds for South Amboy Transit Village improvements. Housing costs, density, quality of life, California Measure G, redevelopment in Boise, crowdfunding affordable housing projects, resizing service vehicles. Point-to-point transit in the Philippines. ...
Transit-Friendly Planning, Land Use and Development Program Stakeholder Survey

Transit-Friendly Planning, Land Use and Development Program Stakeholder Survey

NJ TRANSIT is now strategically updating its Transit-Friendly Planning, Land Use and Development Program (TFPLUD), refining program initiatives and offerings to best serve the diverse stakeholders engaged in transit-supportive activities throughout New Jersey. ...
The Week in TOD News January 18-24, 2020

The Week in TOD News January 18-24, 2020

Collingswood & Haddon Twp engage on bike-ped master plan, Hoboken revisits station area redevelopment plan, Jersey City to update rent control regs, Linden approves mixed-use project. Boston South Station plans, Brooklyn Park MN rezones, Improving women's transit using data, New Rochelle testifies on H.R. 4037, Chicago stays development near linear park, Atlanta advances op-zone. UK fights sprawl, Montreal's ridership growth. ...
2020 Webinars: Center for Community Progress

2020 Webinars: Center for Community Progress

Please join the Center for Community Progress in a monthly series of webinars addressing strategies for property revitalization. ...
NJRA-RTI 2020 Courses

NJRA-RTI 2020 Courses

The Redevelopment Training Institute, a program of the NJ Redevelopment Authority, offers intensive workshops in the areas of project finance, tax abatements, redevelopment planning law, tax credits, CDBG and Home Funds, and more. The RTI is designed to provide nonprofit and for-profit developers, professional consultants, licensed practitioners, entrepreneurs, and staff working in municipal, county, and state government with a body of knowledge of the redevelopment and real estate development process. ...
The Week in TOD News January 11-17, 2020

The Week in TOD News January 11-17, 2020

Building boom in Montclair, Major tenant signs in Morristown, New Jersey City project, and Living in Plainfield. Encouraging density in Chicago, Austin plans transit expansion, Coachella's transit future, "Rent & Ride" affordability in NYC. Pune, India, advances TOD, China to build 4000 km of new rail, and Germany embraces rail over air. ...
Panelists Offer Up Guidance on Making TOD Real

Panelists Offer Up Guidance on Making TOD Real

A recap of our first TOD in Your Downtown Forum, Making TOD Real: Planning & Building Transit-Oriented Development in NJ, and link to the video. ...
The Week in TOD News January 4-10, 2020

The Week in TOD News January 4-10, 2020

West Orange redevelopment, NY Penn Station expansion, and electric vehicles. Denser housing, parking pushback in Chicago, redevelopment without parking in Miami, transportation improvement districts in Newark, Delaware, affordable housing in Seattle. Dubai, Jakarta, and Limerick, Ireland, all advancing TOD. ...