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.Read more
The theme running through this week’s news is efforts to make cities and communities more livable for all of their residents. Ideas include the “15-minute city”, subsidizing taxi services for seniors and people with disability who have been affected by COVID-19 related transit service cuts, and reexamining urban redevelopment efforts.Read more
As stories from the U.S., Europe, and India indicate, micro-mobility via bikes, e-bikes, and walking is emerging as an alternative to traditional transit. TOD in Newark, Plainfield, and Jersey City also makes the news.Read more
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.Read more
Report link: Manual on Bicycle and Pedestrian Connections to Transit
FTA Report No. 0111 outlines best practices to make transit stations as accessible and safe as possible for bicyclists and pedestrians.