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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 ...
What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

Ms. Avant-Babb is Chief Strategy Officer at the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA), an independent financing authority created by the State of New Jersey to transform urban communities through direct investment and technical support. Ms. Avant-Babb discusses the characteristics that make TOD communities work. ...
The Week in TOD News September 7-13, 2019

The Week in TOD News September 7-13, 2019

NJ TRANSIT service expansions, public comments for Port Authority Bus Terminal, new development in Somerville, Jersey City's public transit ranks 6th in nation, does transit cause displacement?, new transit in Honolulu, the benefits of growing up in urban places, Chicago & San Diego TOD, TRB's Tactical Transit Study, 39 new stations in Sydney AU, and new investment in Mississauga & Kitchener, ON. ...
Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini serves as President of APA-NJ, is Managing Partner at L&G Planning LLC, and is also a long-time member of the NJTOD.org Advisory Board. Mr. Latini discusses some of the challenges to implementing TOD in NJ. ...
The Week in TOD News August 31-September 6, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 31-September 6, 2019

Amtrak summer repairs, new development, bike lanes, and more in Jersey City, new train service at Avenel Station, ditching the car to fight climate change, new light rail in Snohomish County, WA, TOD in Atlanta, a fee on cars funds transit in Memphis, multi-modal transit hub in Mumbai, Liverpool funds sustainable transport, East Japan Railway Company goes big on retail, and a new high-rise in Sydney. ...
The Week in TOD News August 24-30, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 24-30, 2019

Long Slip Fill & Rail Enhancement project in Hoboken, Gateway Tunnel budget, redevelopment in Jersey City & Newark, expanded NJT bus service. Google's vision for San Jose, new TOD in Oakland CA, SIlverthorne CO, Philadelphia PA, Somerville & Cambridge MA, Chicago Transit Authority engages community. Ottawa LRT opens, Mobilinx wins Hurontario LRT contract, starting off slow in Brisbane AU. ...
Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone serves as the Director of Jersey City's Department of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce (HEDC). She weighs in on the elements that go into crafting an effective vision for TOD and discusses the opportunities to incorporate industrial uses into TOD communities. The interview was taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference. ...
Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang Offers a Vision for Large & Small TOD

Eric Fang, Principal at Perkins Eastman, discusses how to craft an effective vision of TOD. He explores the issues of design, placemaking, and how TOD can work on both the large and small scale. ...
The Week in TOD News August 17-23, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 17-23, 2019

Newark Penn Station upgrades; Redevelopment moves forward in East Orange, Orange & Rahway; NJ Transit riders to get more info on delays & cancellations. East Brooklyn transit hub, Detroit adopts smart payments, Providence RI state update, Miami FL & Mansfield MA projects, Metro-North as TOD developer. Rail to Québec City, TOD in Malayasia, Vancouver BC & Sydney AU. ...
The Week in TOD News August 10-16, 2019

The Week in TOD News August 10-16, 2019

NJTRANSIT looks for TOD partners, Murphy signs "stranded asset" legislature, Redevelopment in Bloomfield, Florence, Jersey City & New Brunswick; and Walkable Somerville. Transforming Uber, Projects in Gresham City, OR, Kissimmee, FL & Redwood, CA, New stations for Metra (Chicago) & Metro's Gold Line (LA). Copenhagen advances biking, Adaptive reuse at Farringdon Station (London), & Google Maps now displays Lime vehicle availability. ...