The Week in TOD News August 29-September 4, 2020

Themes this week: Designing for the post-pandemic era. Will city dwellers decamp for the suburbs (thinking that it makes them safer)? Meanwhile there are TOD plans and projects aplenty, including those for affordable and supportive housing.

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The Week in TOD News July 25-31, 2020

This week, articles focus on how transit agencies—and the people who ride transit—are adapting to pandemic conditions; how crises can inspire opportunities for lasting and meaning improvement; and how TOD can be harnessed to address access to affordable housing.

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The Week in TOD News July 11-17, 2020

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.

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The Week in TOD News June 20-26, 2020

COVID impacts on public transit, mobility, urban life and the nation’s infrastructure. A path toward a green recovery for NJ, Portal Bridge funding. Historic preservation. TOD. BRT. Zoning. New vehicle funding in Ontario. 5G smart bus route pilot in China. Station area upgrades in Singapore.

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The Week in TOD News June 6-12, 2020

NJT 10-Year Strategic & 5-Year Capital Plans. Safe transit riding in France & Japan. The value of parks. Hackensack project moves forward. Development & parking. Equitable access to transportation. Advancing TOD through BRT, zoning changes, improving access, and affordable housing. Vancouver’s Translink explores Value Capture.

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The Week in TOD News May 16-22, 2020

Cities and transit providers consider ways to achieve a new “post-pandemic” normal. Projects in Garfield, Elizabeth, Hoboken, and Harrison. Houston’s green future, Chicago Metra improvements, Open Streets for all, TOD in San Diego & San Jose, and Boise plans urban renewal district. Developer seeks new heights in Vancouver.

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The Week in TOD News May 9-15, 2020

COVID-19 impacts give rise to adaptation & experimentation, transit advocacy, slow service rollout, housing shortage & transportation equity concerns, and an examination of housing design. NJ TRANSIT to receive CARES Act funding. A look at the Newark Downtown District. Financial market tightening concerns, Fast housing in San Diego CA. New projects in Santa Rosa CA, Stratford CT & Honolulu HI. Rezoning along BRT in Richmond VA. MRT Jakarta seeks innovative product and service partners.

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The Week in TOD News May 2-8, 2020

Embracing TOD post-pandemic. Land swap in Hoboken, housing proposal for Newark Broad Street Station area. Affordable housing in Dallas, Critiquing rail-to-airport, TOD projects in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, VMT fees in California. And Sidewalk Labs walks away from its Toronto “Smart City” plans.

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The Week in TOD News April 18-24, 2020

COVID news: racial disparities, affordable housing, public transit, safe guarding operators & passengers, serving those in need. NJ: electrifying transport, reopening HBLR stations. Regional/National: fighting NIMBY, climate change, TOD projects, more affordable housing, congestion. International: new station & mixed-use and when zoning doesn’t match up with current needs.

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