The Week in TOD News February 29-March 6, 2020

Hoboken Yard redevelopment plan, Tunnel repairs (delays to come), New hope for Hoboken-Scranton route, DEP land use rules. Redevelopment moratorium in Debary FL, Michigan county transit tax vote, Vision for Park City UT, Plans for Concord Naval Weapon Station reuse, Miami TOD, Sunnyside Yard development. Luxembourg makes transit free.

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Opportunity Zones 101: A Primer

A 2017 tax incentive provides opportunities to redirect capital gains into redevelopment projects to receive a reduction in tax liability. This financing tool has created opportunities for NJ Transit Villages to redevelop areas that have historically been underserved and neglected.

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The Week in TOD News February 22-28, 2020

Redevelopment plans for Plainfield, Linden & Jersey City; NJ TRANSIT funding plan; Affordable Housing Trust Fund; Keeping millennials in NJ. Cleveland explores new BRT route, Preserving trees in TOD, Affordable housing in Charlotte, Redevelopment in New Rochelle & Hicksville. German train hubs and Finland’s “One Hour Train” project.

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The Week in TOD News February 8-14, 2020

Berkeley Heights, Keansburg, Newark’s South Ward, Princeton, covering mass transit costs. Eco-building in Denver, TOD in Duluth, Corner stores, Affordable housing in San Jose, BRT & development in Spokane, fighting NIMBYism in California. Global sprawl, Unified ticketing in Bangkok, Green connections in Singapore.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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