The Week in TOD News: March 28-April 3, 2020

TOD advances in Morristown, Red Bank, Jersey City & East Orange. Affordable housing ordinance in Asbury Park. Exploring density after COVID-19, Portage IN, accessory dwelling units in San Luis Obispo. How cities cope with coronavirus.

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The Week in TOD News March 21-27, 2020

NJ TOD work continues with a property sale in Metuchen, construction in Somerville, a project completion in Rahway, and progress in Hoboken. Also meeting Opportunity Zones challenges, TOD student housing in Miami, a 19-mile multi-use trail in Denton, Texas, learning to understand and address pandemics, and form-based code in India.

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The Week in TOD News March 14-20, 2020

Union Township redevelopment. Corona virus affects transit; TOD-supportive legislation in Maryland; Fighting gentrification in St. Paul; Legislation stalls in Indiana; Declining bus ridership. Jakarta MRT expands TOD role; Bangkok to double transit system.

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The Week in TOD News March 7-13, 2020

Fort Monmouth Revitalization advances, HBLR to expand westward, Linden project moves forward, Hackensack named best for commuters, Newark seeks Transit Village designation. Spatial mismatch, YIMBY Act, Challenges to building transit in the US, Sunnyside Development Plan, Google Transit Village, Funding transit in Michigan. Getting priced out of the Toronto housing market.

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The Week in TOD News February 15-21, 2020

Rebranding Rahway using art, Redevelopment in Bayonne. Ride-hailing & congestion, Building housing near transit, Charlotte transit projects, Senior TOD in Miami, YIMBY movement, Green cities and affordability. Paris seeks 15-minute city, Building transit and TOD in Jakarta.

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Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Planners, municipal officials, members of the real estate community, and placemaking experts gathered in New Brunswick on December 6th for the 2nd TOD in Your Downtown Forum – Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns – and shared the how-tos of placemaking, discussed outcomes and impacts of implementing placemaking strategies, and answered the question, “What makes a great place?”

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The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

Bayonne’s ferry plans, Slowing loss of natural areas, Keeping developers accountable in Jersey City, East Brunswick announces TOD plans. Paying for infrastructure, advancing TOD legislation in VA, funding downtown redevelopment on Long Island, affordable housing (CA & Chicago) and affordable transit (Boston), NY hi-speed rail. Canadian mayors disagree on development, Infrastructure in Thailand, Smart transport in Tokyo.

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NJRA-RTI 2020 Courses

The Redevelopment Training Institute, a program of the NJ Redevelopment Authority, offers intensive workshops in the areas of project finance, tax abatements, redevelopment planning law, tax credits, CDBG and Home Funds, and more. The RTI is designed to provide nonprofit and for-profit developers, professional consultants, licensed practitioners, entrepreneurs, and staff working in municipal, county, and state government with a body of knowledge of the redevelopment and real estate development process.

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