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.Read more
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.Read more
Report link: Promoting Opportunity through Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD): Navigating Federal Transportation Policy
This report provides stakeholders involved in achieving eTOD, such as public entities, developers and practitioners, guidance on understanding and benefiting from federal transportation policies and programs.
The City of Hackensack taps into the arts to plan an inclusive public space in a changing downtown.Read more
Making (and changing) plans for the post-pandemic period. Chicago, Denver, and Fort Worth advance TOD projects. Mega projects in Indonesia and South Africa.Read more
Report link: Advancing Equitable Transit-Oriented Development through Community Partnerships and Public Sector Leadership
This 2016 white paper, produced by MZ Strategies, LLC with funding from the Ford Foundation, showcases eTOD efforts in four regions — Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, and Seattle.
While working closely with developers to push projects through in a streamlined manner, the administration of Mayor Adrian O. Mapp is also working to maximize benefits for existing residents. The City insists on redevelopment agreements that require developers to carry out neighborhood improvements or make financial contributions to local programs.Read more
NJ’s TOD happenings. Summit’s redevelopment proposal, Passaic to reclaim land of old freight line, Jersey City’s chain store limits under fire, and Berkeley Heights awarded SSTT grant. In other news. Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment agreement, eTOD in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh’s busways, mixed-use development in Phoenix, San Francisco’s Chase Center to limit parking, proposed hub at London’s Clapham Junction Station & “post-car” living in Barcelona.Read more
Equitable transit oriented development (eTOD) planning strategies can help communities promote housing affordability near transit.Read more
Good eTOD planning has allowed these communities to successfully bring new affordable housing options to their transit-served neighborhoods.Read more