The Week in TOD News February 13-19, 2021

NY-NJ Gateway project advances, mass transit expands its hours, and TOD parking issues spark new research and new policy.

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The Week in TOD News January 16-22, 2021

Although we still have almost two months until spring, this week’s news brings reports of “thawing” on TOD, transit, and redevelopment projects. Gateway, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Newark, Jersey City … all have taken, or will soon take, a step forward.

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The Week in TOD News December 5-11, 2020

Local projects such as those in Somerville and Hackensack, as well as renovations to Newark Penn Station and funding for the Portal North Bridge, top this week’s news. Also Hong Kong rolls out COVID-19 testing kits from vending machines.

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The Week in TOD News November 28-December 4, 2020

Sweeping transit service cuts remain a strong possibility, unless a second federal pandemic relief package arrives soon. New technologies and a focus on resiliency offer hope, as does advances that promote equitable TOD housing.

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The Week in TOD News November 21-27, 2020

The news this week offers equals parts hope and dread. Spirits have been brightened by the prospect of a new administration that seems genuinely interested in transit infrastructure investment. Yet, the ongoing pandemic, and the financial impacts of reduced transit ridership, still challenges transit agencies. Nonetheless efforts to advance TOD continue.

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The Week in TOD News November 7-13, 2020

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.

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The Week in TOD News October 24-30, 2020

Planning for transit in the “new normal” post-COVID world, including a look at technology. Plus advancing affordable housing projects and preparing for climate change.

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The Week in TOD News October 17-23, 2020

The question remains … how do we rebuild trust in public transportation? Plus funding service, rethinking design, affordable housing, new projects, and much more.

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The Week in TOD News October 10-16, 2020

The future of public transportation in a post-pandemic world still figures large in the week’s news, complicated by changing work and travel patterns, perceptions of safety, and issues of funding. Plus a look at how zoning practices affect the supply of affordable housing.

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The Week in TOD News October 3-9, 2020

Recent research once again finds that increasing transit usage is an important contributor to attaining climate goals and reducing greenhouse gases. But questions remain whether the public will return to using transit in post-pandemic times.

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