The Week in TOD News July 4-10, 2020

As stories from the U.S., Europe, and India indicate, micro-mobility via bikes, e-bikes, and walking is emerging as an alternative to traditional transit. TOD in Newark, Plainfield, and Jersey City also makes the news.

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From Transactional to Transformative: The Case for Equity in Gateway City Transit-Oriented Development

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The MassInc Gateway Cities Innovation Institute released a report detailing the importance of Transformative TOD (TTOD)—a framework that intentionally “leverages equitable environmental, fiscal, and growth benefits” of developing property near transit stations.

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The Week in TOD News June 27-July 3, 2020

COVID spurs the re-purposing of public space and real-time crowding data. Redevelopment projects in Ho-Ho-Kus and Kearny. Automated buses in Connecticut, BRT in Omaha, and more TOD. TODTOWN in Shanghai, Winnipeg gets its first TOD, and the 30-minute city.

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The Week in TOD News June 20-26, 2020

COVID impacts on public transit, mobility, urban life and the nation’s infrastructure. A path toward a green recovery for NJ, Portal Bridge funding. Historic preservation. TOD. BRT. Zoning. New vehicle funding in Ontario. 5G smart bus route pilot in China. Station area upgrades in Singapore.

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The Week in TOD News June 13-19, 2020

COVID-19 has sparked renewed interest in street design but may have also caused undue concerns about safety on public transit and urban flight. Rahway project nears completion, Portal North Bridge funding. TOD redevelopment projects abound — many with pedestrian and other mobility improvements. Bengalura agency expands to address TOD; Jakarta upgrades stations.

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Guide to Facilitate Historic Preservation through Transit-Oriented Development

While transit-oriented development may be seen as acting in conflict with historic preservation, this 2016 Guidebook and Video explain how city officials and planners can use transfer of development rights and other techniques to simultaneously promote both transit-oriented development and historic preservation efforts.

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