If you missed NJRA’s last webinar, you have another opportunity for another great one on April 21, 2022.Read more
This event, hosted by the NJTOD.org, Downtown New Jersey, and NJ TRANSIT’s Transit Friend Planning (TFP) program, will bring together a panel of experts from public, private, and non-profit entities to discuss their experiences with available financing tools and how they are used in transit-oriented development.Read more
A modified proposal to upgrade Penn Station; inter-agency tensions over ARP funds; cooperative mixed-use development in Michigan; and examples of adaptive reuse from Mexico City.Read more
While the world of finance may seem complex, it is an incredibly important aspect of development. With this knowledge, communities and policy makers can devise better planning and public policy solutions to achieve their goals, and imagine and implement more effective incentives and statutory requirements to improve the next generation of TOD.Read more
Report link: Value Capture: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation Implementation Manual
Researchers from San Jose State University explore the land use, zoning, and value capture-related barriers that stymy the construction of TODs as well as strategies used or that could be used to surmount these hurdles.
Resource Link: The Real Estate Mantra – Locate Near Public Transportation by the American Public Transportation Association
This study reveals that it is getting increasingly expensive to live near public transit. As more and more cities invest in mixed-use developments, house prices and rents within a half-mile of transit facilities are increasing at a faster rate than those in neighborhoods farther away.
Video link: Linking People to Opportunity: FTA’s Role in Creating Complete Communities
This video from 2017 discusses how transit-oriented development (TOD) can be used to increase access to opportunities via public transportation and how public transportation serves to create more complete communities.
Report link: Guidebook to Funding Transportation Through Land Value Return and Recycling
NCHRP Research Report 873, Guidebook to Funding Transportation Through Land Value Return and Recycling, provides a practical guide to the infrequently utilized practice of recapturing land value increase to fund transportation infrastructure.
Report link: Fiscal Impacts of Transit-Oriented Development Projects
ULI-Washington & ULI-Baltimore examine the fiscal impacts of TOD projects.
News from Bound Brook, Cranford, the Hudson waterfront, Montclair, and Woodbridge, as well as the relationship between housing and transportation costs.Read more