Transit systems around the country are struggling to maintain vital services in these unprecedented times. How are transportation leaders usingRead more
Virtual Public Involvement Engaging Traditionally Underserved Communities Using VPI Tools & Strategies Virtual Peer Exchange Please join the Federal HighwayRead more
On Monday, August 4, join APA-RI’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee for a roundtable discussion innspired by Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated American.Read more
Join the Maryland Department of Planning and the Smart Growth Network at 1 p.m. Eastern, Tuesday, July 28, when Parolek, author of the new book, Missing Middle Housing, illustrates how these housing types, when designed well, can be a powerful tool to create the communities that people both want and can afford.Read more
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
Report link: Parking: A Major Barrier to Equitably Oriented Transit
The Chicago-based Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) recently investigated the relationship between parking policies and provision and efforts to implement equitable TOD.
Report link: From Transactional to Transformative: The Case for Equity in Gateway City Transit-Oriented Development
The MassInc Gateway Cities Innovation Institute released a report detailing the importance of Transformative TOD (TTOD)—a framework that intentionally “leverages equitable environmental, fiscal, and growth benefits” of developing property near transit stations.
This Eno Center for Transportation webinar will discuss why transportation organizations should invite the public to take an active role in improving public transportation.Read more
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.Read more
Join Greater Greater Washington and the Young Professionals in Transportation for a moderated discussion about the opportunities to elevate public transportation as an essential component of economic recovery post the COVID-19 crisis.Read more