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Bus TOD: Smart Growth Spurred by Bus Rapid Transit in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Denver

Bus TOD: Smart Growth Spurred by Bus Rapid Transit in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Denver

Bus Rapid Transit service has helped leverage billions of dollars in transit-oriented development in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and the Denver metropolitan area ...
Gentle Density: Tactics for Small-Scale TOD

Gentle Density: Tactics for Small-Scale TOD

Alternative solutions for pursuing transit-oriented development when large-scale multifamily complexes are not feasible, or preferred. ...
NJ eTOD: How Asbury Park, Plainfield, and Jersey City Are Promoting Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

NJ eTOD: How Asbury Park, Plainfield, and Jersey City Are Promoting Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Three NJ municipalities each offer their own model for putting equity at the forefront of TOD. ...
Arts and Public Spaces Keep Rahway “Stronger Every Day”

Arts and Public Spaces Keep Rahway “Stronger Every Day”

While COVID-19 remains a threat and the future is still uncertain, downtown Rahway has once again sprung to life. In some ways it’s busier than usual. ...
Transportation, Health Equity & COVID-19: Connections Between Access and Well-Being

Transportation, Health Equity & COVID-19: Connections Between Access and Well-Being

Access to quality, reliable transportation has a major impact on one’s life. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this disparity has been even more apparent as those living in high-risk areas have suffered more health impacts from the virus. Solutions related to more reliable transportation options and increased density may lead to greater health equity outcomes. ...
NPC20 @ Home Recap

NPC20 @ Home Recap

Planning professionals from around the country joined APA for the 2020 National Planning Conference at Home, the annual gathering that was moved online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The three days of sessions focused on multiple disciplines across the planning sector including transportation, housing, community engagement, technology, and, most of all, how planners can help their communities recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Four of the conference sessions specifically addressed topics of interest to TOD professionals, such as curb utilization, parking minimums, risk assessment, and microtransit options. ...