Will Baltimore get its Red Line? • North Brunswick Station • Veterans’ TOD • Expanding Amtrak • Canada’s New Infrastructure PlanRead more
Gateway Program advances • KCATA & TOD tax exemptions • Big box mixed-use proposed in LA • “Green Gentrification” & the Atlanta Beltline • REM light rail to West Island, Montreal.Read more
Atlantic City starts anti-crash diet. Jersey City approves 1st Bayfront building. MTA removes yellow COVID posters. Bus operators in crisis. History of redlining and housing inequity in Cook County, Illinois.Read more
What to transportation projects to build? …planners, engineers, and the public have different ideas. Transit agencies may face fiscal crisis. Repurposing railways for active transport. FTA grants for poverty-stricken areas. Preserve farmland by stopping sprawl.Read more
Resource link: Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?
Tackling an under-researched connection between transit-oriented development (TOD) and displacement, Karen Chapple and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris establish the case for greater consideration of how TOD projects affect vulnerable residents within their geographic pull.
Suburban design is a tragedy of the commons. Rural transit improvements in NH. Housing affordability and TOD. Atlanta advances TOD at King Memorial Station.Read more
Neglected bus stops and infrastructure dollars. A new normal for post-pandemic ridership? Changing NJ’s affordable housing rules. Bike parking at transit hubs. Zoning reform for transit and sustainability goals. Support for taller buildings and high-density housing in Auckland.Read more
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.Read more
This week’s news… staying safe when riding transit, the enduring appeal of urban places, and thinking beyond zoning to promote affordable housing.Read more
Cities and organizations look to promote sustainable practices post-pandemic. Jersey City and Plainfield projects. Portal Bridge funds. TOD from around the country. And work progresses on one of the world’s largest underground transportation hubs in Beijing.Read more