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.