The Week in TOD News December 5-11, 2020

Local projects such as those in Somerville and Hackensack, as well as renovations to Newark Penn Station and funding for the Portal North Bridge, top this week’s news. Also Hong Kong rolls out COVID-19 testing kits from vending machines.

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The Week in TOD News November 28-December 4, 2020

Sweeping transit service cuts remain a strong possibility, unless a second federal pandemic relief package arrives soon. New technologies and a focus on resiliency offer hope, as does advances that promote equitable TOD housing.

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The Week in TOD News November 21-27, 2020

The news this week offers equals parts hope and dread. Spirits have been brightened by the prospect of a new administration that seems genuinely interested in transit infrastructure investment. Yet, the ongoing pandemic, and the financial impacts of reduced transit ridership, still challenges transit agencies. Nonetheless efforts to advance TOD continue.

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The Week in TOD News November 14-20, 2020

Ballot measures, ticketing innovations, agencies facing financial constraints, a busway advanced (and one stymied). Plus projects move forward in New Brunswick, Jersey City, Camden & Orange, NJ.

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The Week in TOD News November 7-13, 2020

Concerns about the impact of the pandemic on public transit continue. Achieving affordable housing through TOD, density, and infill development. Plus improving bus service and reliability.

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The Week in NJTOD News October 31-November 6, 2020

Change is the watchword of the week. Nationally—renewed commitment to bus customers and approved transit initiatives. Locally—planning efforts for the Glassboro-Camden Line and NJ TRANSIT advances TOD projects. Plus a look at how Fairfax County, Virginia advanced multifamily housing.

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The Week in TOD News October 24-30, 2020

Planning for transit in the “new normal” post-COVID world, including a look at technology. Plus advancing affordable housing projects and preparing for climate change.

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The Week in TOD News October 17-23, 2020

The question remains … how do we rebuild trust in public transportation? Plus funding service, rethinking design, affordable housing, new projects, and much more.

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The Week in TOD News October 10-16, 2020

The future of public transportation in a post-pandemic world still figures large in the week’s news, complicated by changing work and travel patterns, perceptions of safety, and issues of funding. Plus a look at how zoning practices affect the supply of affordable housing.

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The Week in TOD News October 3-9, 2020

Recent research once again finds that increasing transit usage is an important contributor to attaining climate goals and reducing greenhouse gases. But questions remain whether the public will return to using transit in post-pandemic times.

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