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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The Week in TOD News September 26-October 2, 2020

The future is on everyone’s mind this week… how the pandemic will affect cities, transportation, economic activity, corporate locations, and more. Doomsday scenarios look at the impacts of transit service reductions, while glimmers of hope can be seen in Detroit, Boston, and elsewhere.

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The Week in TOD News September 19-25, 2020

Changing times: “How Full is My Ride?” NJT mobile app; Lincoln Tunnel bus lanes resume; Denver’s new N-Line. Green TOD in Stamford, Texas high-speed rail; Chicago links equitable TOD and inclusionary housing; Tel Aviv pilots wireless electric roads for public transport.

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The Week in TOD News September 12-18, 2020

The news this week looks at the safety and the future of transit and urban places. Plus equity, accessibility, and affordability figure large in new TOD efforts.

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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 August 22-28, 2020

From doomsday scenarios to flexing to new models, transit agencies throughout the U.S. and the world face uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, transit-friendly projects are moving forward, both here in New Jersey and elsewhere.

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The Week in TOD News August 8-14, 2020

This week’s news… staying safe when riding transit, the enduring appeal of urban places, and thinking beyond zoning to promote affordable 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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