Amtrak summer repairs, new development, bike lanes, and more in Jersey City, new train service at Avenel Station, ditching the car to fight climate change, new light rail in Snohomish County, WA, TOD in Atlanta, a fee on cars funds transit in Memphis, multi-modal transit hub in Mumbai, Liverpool funds sustainable transport, East Japan Railway Company goes big on retail, and a new high-rise in Sydney.Read more
Report link: Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities: An IFC Analysis
In late 2018, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) published the fourth report in its series on climate investment opportunities in developing regions across the globe. This year’s report addresses the opportunities available in urban markets, home to half the world’s population and producers of 70% of global carbon emissions.
This week’s TOD news briefs… selling station air rights, possible Amtrak stop at Secaucus, redevelopment in Fanwood, Paterson, and Somerville. Beyond NJ… density’s role in fighting climate change, suburbanites want urban amenities, Chicago expands its TOD policy, and TOD in the Philippines.Read more
Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.Read more