The Week in TOD News May 7-13, 2022

Neglected bus stops and infrastructure dollars. A new normal for post-pandemic ridership? Changing NJ’s affordable housing rules. Bike parking at transit hubs. Zoning reform for transit and sustainability goals. Support for taller buildings and high-density housing in Auckland.

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The Week in TOD News April 30-May 6, 2022

Want more affordable housing? Fix zoning. Plus… easing fare enforcement for equity. Affordable TOD draws concerns in Hawaii. France mandates green roofs.

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The Week in TOD News April 23-29, 2022

Why wear a mask on public transportation. Suburban living without a car. Zoning and segregation in Connecticut. Smart growth for Nevada. IPCC calls for systemic change in transportation and urban planning

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Rethinking the Right-of-Way

In recent years, communities have re-envisioned the public right-of-way (ROW) to reduce the amount of space dedicated to cars, and increase space for pedestrians, active transportation, public transit, and other uses. Panelists will share regional best practices on how to maximize sidewalk space, implement street closures, and program for pedestrian spaces in an effort to revitalize downtowns, as well as provide empirical evidence that rethinking the ROW works.  

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The Week in TOD News April 16-22, 2022

Work starts on Perth Amboy Station. Affordable TOD boom in Seattle. Philadelphia pilots “Serving a Vulnerable Entity” (SAVE) program. San Diego Mayor advocates for people over parking. How to better integrate scooters with public transit.

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The Week in TOD News April 9-15, 2022

Planning for post-pandemic. Rising rents in Newark metro. National study finds that BRT boosts real estate values. Paratransit expansion in Niagara, NY region. TOD in Timisoara, Romania.

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The Week in TOD News April 2-8, 2022

Learning from rural areas. Multi-family housing in Westfield, NJ. Supporting Black and Latina women in Baltimore real estate. BRT spurs TOD in California.

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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 March 26-April 1, 2022

Increasing the housing supply through TOD. Rising fuel prices spur transit usage. Better bus service in South Jersey. How data support transportation equity.

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