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What We Are Reading: January-February 2015

What We Are Reading: January-February 2015

News briefs on Carteret, Elizabeth, Hawthorne, the Hudson Gold Coast, stations along the Morris & Essex Line, Morristown, and Somerville, as well as parking, Washington, DC, and living near transit.
Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Values

Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Values

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Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Values, land value capture (LVC) techniques for developing countries, with application for the US.
Booming Bloomfield is Growing in all the Right Ways

Booming Bloomfield is Growing in all the Right Ways

A range of transit oriented developments and planning efforts are boosting Bloomfield as a key transit hub on the Montclair-Boonton Line.
Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages

Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages

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A look at transportation for seniors in our nation's capital and recommendations for meeting this growing demographic's needs.
For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now The Second in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America

For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now The Second in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America

Cleveland couples incentives with coordinated plans for land use and bus-rapid transit to yield billions in TOD investment
Smaller Housing Adds Affordable, Livable Options near Transit

Smaller Housing Adds Affordable, Livable Options near Transit

A trend toward smaller housing units, such as microunits and accessory dwelling units, can create more livable opportunities near transit.
For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now The First in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America

For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now The First in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America

In some Pittsburgh neighborhoods, bus rapid transit is playing an integral role in spurring investment for residents rebuilding for the 21st century.
Resources Highlight Maryland’s TOD Potential

Resources Highlight Maryland’s TOD Potential

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A new online resource released by the State of Maryland promotes TOD policies and opportunities at the state's more than 100 transit station.
Redevelopment Plans Lead to Results in Bound Brook

Redevelopment Plans Lead to Results in Bound Brook

Development, population growth, improved transit service, and planning efforts are helping to create a vibrant TOD community in Bound Brook, NJ.
Exploring Transportation, Employment, Housing & Location Issues for NJ Veterans with Disability

Exploring Transportation, Employment, Housing & Location Issues for NJ Veterans with Disability

This report explores the intersection among transportation, housing, and employment to successful veteran reintegration.
US EPA: Smart Location Mapping

US EPA: Smart Location Mapping

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The EPA's Smart Location Mapping is a valuable resource for assessing the linkage between land use/urban form and its effects on transportation.
South Orange: Early NJ Transit Village Continues to Embrace TOD

South Orange: Early NJ Transit Village Continues to Embrace TOD

Two decades of self-assessment, planning, public engagement, and redevelopment help South Orange achieve its TOD goals.