Features

Battling Sprawl in Tysons Corner, Virginia

Battling Sprawl in Tysons Corner, Virginia

Tysons Corner, Virginia, has launched effort to retrofit its sprawling landscape into a more dense environment that could serve as a national model. ...
The Case for Sustainability Through Transit-Oriented Development

The Case for Sustainability Through Transit-Oriented Development

Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land. ...
Transit-Oriented Housing – Shelter in a Storm?

Transit-Oriented Housing – Shelter in a Storm?

Despite the ongoing housing slump (and the economic collapse), inner-ring towns with rail service to New York City have outpaced the overall market. ...
California Enacts Smart Growth Bill

California Enacts Smart Growth Bill

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law SB 375, declaring it an “historic state-local partnership” to fight suburban sprawl. ...
New Jersey’s Urban Employment Centers Get a Boost

New Jersey’s Urban Employment Centers Get a Boost

On January 13, Governor Jon Corzine signed the The Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Act to encourage development around train stations. ...
A New Face of TOD—Bus Rapid Transit

A New Face of TOD—Bus Rapid Transit

Bus Rapid Transit has emerged as an efficient and affordable investment concept for converting urban bus routes into a modern, fast, reliable service. ...