Features

Matt Ward: Engaging the Public on TOD

Matt Ward: Engaging the Public on TOD

This week's video features Matt Ward. Mr. Ward is Senior Planner for the City of Jersey City, New Jersey. Mr. Ward discusses the benefits and challenges of engaging the public on TOD. ...
Vinn White on How TOD Opportunities Help NJ Meet Its Goals

Vinn White on How TOD Opportunities Help NJ Meet Its Goals

This week's video features Vinn White. Mr. White is Senor Policy Advisory to Governor Murphy, working in the area of transportation. Earlier in his career, he served in the US Department of Transportation under Secretary Ray LaHood and Secretary Anthony Foxx. Mr. White discusses the opportunities offered through TOD. ...
Phil Abramson: The Key to Transit-Oriented Development

Phil Abramson: The Key to Transit-Oriented Development

This week we feature our chat with Phil Abramson. In 2014 Mr. Abramson founded Topology, a real estate consulting firm that offers urban planning, development and project management. Mr. Abramson discusses one specific challenge to TOD, providing good transit. ...
What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

What Makes a TOD Community Work: Kim Avant-Babb

Ms. Avant-Babb is Chief Strategy Officer at the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA), an independent financing authority created by the State of New Jersey to transform urban communities through direct investment and technical support. Ms. Avant-Babb discusses the characteristics that make TOD communities work. ...
Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini: Challenges to Implementing TOD

Charles Latini serves as President of APA-NJ, is Managing Partner at L&G Planning LLC, and is also a long-time member of the NJTOD.org Advisory Board. Mr. Latini discusses some of the challenges to implementing TOD in NJ. ...
Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone: Jersey City’s Industrial TOD

Annisia Cialone serves as the Director of Jersey City's Department of Housing, Economic Development, and Commerce (HEDC). She weighs in on the elements that go into crafting an effective vision for TOD and discusses the opportunities to incorporate industrial uses into TOD communities. The interview was taped at the 2019 NJAPA conference. ...