Webinar: Missing Middle Housing: Thinking Big and Building Small to Respond to Today’s Housing Crisis (7/28)

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.

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The Week in TOD News May 9-15, 2020

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.

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The Week in TOD News April 18-24, 2020

COVID news: racial disparities, affordable housing, public transit, safe guarding operators & passengers, serving those in need. NJ: electrifying transport, reopening HBLR stations. Regional/National: fighting NIMBY, climate change, TOD projects, more affordable housing, congestion. International: new station & mixed-use and when zoning doesn’t match up with current needs.

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The Week in TOD News January 25-31, 2020

Advancing Hoboken Yard Redevelopment; Parking Taxes in Jersey City; NJDOT announces local aid grants; Funds for South Amboy Transit Village improvements. Housing costs, density, quality of life, California Measure G, redevelopment in Boise, crowdfunding affordable housing projects, resizing service vehicles. Point-to-point transit in the Philippines.

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The Week in TOD News January 4-10, 2020

West Orange redevelopment, NY Penn Station expansion, and electric vehicles. Denser housing, parking pushback in Chicago, redevelopment without parking in Miami, transportation improvement districts in Newark, Delaware, affordable housing in Seattle. Dubai, Jakarta, and Limerick, Ireland, all advancing TOD.

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How Residential and Commercial Property Values Rise in Transit Sheds

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.

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New and Newsworthy: March-April 2016

The latest from Hackensack, Montclair, Newark, Orange, Rutherford, Somerville, Union, and Westfield. Plus news on embracing density in the suburbs, first floor retail, workforce housing, and the Schuylkill Yards project in Philadelphia.

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