The Week in TOD News November 21-27, 2020

The news this week offers equals parts hope and dread. Spirits have been brightened by the prospect of a new administration that seems genuinely interested in transit infrastructure investment. Yet, the ongoing pandemic, and the financial impacts of reduced transit ridership, still challenges transit agencies. Nonetheless efforts to advance TOD continue.

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The Week in TOD News November 14-20, 2020

Ballot measures, ticketing innovations, agencies facing financial constraints, a busway advanced (and one stymied). Plus projects move forward in New Brunswick, Jersey City, Camden & Orange, NJ.

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The Week in TOD News November 7-13, 2020

Concerns about the impact of the pandemic on public transit continue. Achieving affordable housing through TOD, density, and infill development. Plus improving bus service and reliability.

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The Week in NJTOD News October 31-November 6, 2020

Change is the watchword of the week. Nationally—renewed commitment to bus customers and approved transit initiatives. Locally—planning efforts for the Glassboro-Camden Line and NJ TRANSIT advances TOD projects. Plus a look at how Fairfax County, Virginia advanced multifamily housing.

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The Week in TOD News October 17-23, 2020

The question remains … how do we rebuild trust in public transportation? Plus funding service, rethinking design, affordable housing, new projects, and much more.

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The Week in TOD News October 3-9, 2020

Recent research once again finds that increasing transit usage is an important contributor to attaining climate goals and reducing greenhouse gases. But questions remain whether the public will return to using transit in post-pandemic times.

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The Week in TOD News August 22-28, 2020

From doomsday scenarios to flexing to new models, transit agencies throughout the U.S. and the world face uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, transit-friendly projects are moving forward, both here in New Jersey and elsewhere.

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The Week in TOD News July 4-10, 2020

As stories from the U.S., Europe, and India indicate, micro-mobility via bikes, e-bikes, and walking is emerging as an alternative to traditional transit. TOD in Newark, Plainfield, and Jersey City also makes the news.

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The Week in TOD News May 23-29, 2020

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.

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The Week in TOD News April 25-May 1, 2020

Post-pandemic planning, restoring faith in transit, “Distributed Density,” promoting equity. NJ: adaptive reuse, alternatives for Turnpike revenues, Jersey City & Bayonne proposals. Also TOD in Illinois, Colorado, California, DC’s early street car, green infrastructure & Link Light Rail expansion. Dehli’s commuter rail & redevelopment in Ottawa.

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