The Week in TOD News February 22-28, 2020

Redevelopment plans for Plainfield, Linden & Jersey City; NJ TRANSIT funding plan; Affordable Housing Trust Fund; Keeping millennials in NJ. Cleveland explores new BRT route, Preserving trees in TOD, Affordable housing in Charlotte, Redevelopment in New Rochelle & Hicksville. German train hubs and Finland’s “One Hour Train” project.

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Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns

Planners, municipal officials, members of the real estate community, and placemaking experts gathered in New Brunswick on December 6th for the 2nd TOD in Your Downtown Forum – Creating Places for People: Placemaking in Transit-Friendly Downtowns – and shared the how-tos of placemaking, discussed outcomes and impacts of implementing placemaking strategies, and answered the question, “What makes a great place?”

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The Week in TOD News February 1-7, 2020

Bayonne’s ferry plans, Slowing loss of natural areas, Keeping developers accountable in Jersey City, East Brunswick announces TOD plans. Paying for infrastructure, advancing TOD legislation in VA, funding downtown redevelopment on Long Island, affordable housing (CA & Chicago) and affordable transit (Boston), NY hi-speed rail. Canadian mayors disagree on development, Infrastructure in Thailand, Smart transport in Tokyo.

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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 18-24, 2020

Collingswood & Haddon Twp engage on bike-ped master plan, Hoboken revisits station area redevelopment plan, Jersey City to update rent control regs, Linden approves mixed-use project. Boston South Station plans, Brooklyn Park MN rezones, Improving women’s transit using data, New Rochelle testifies on H.R. 4037, Chicago stays development near linear park, Atlanta advances op-zone. UK fights sprawl, Montreal’s ridership growth.

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The Week in TOD News January 11-17, 2020

Building boom in Montclair, Major tenant signs in Morristown, New Jersey City project, and Living in Plainfield. Encouraging density in Chicago, Austin plans transit expansion, Coachella’s transit future, “Rent & Ride” affordability in NYC. Pune, India, advances TOD, China to build 4000 km of new rail, and Germany embraces rail over air.

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The Week in TOD News November 23-29, 2019

Redevelopment, parking minimums, mixed-use development, transit oriented development, NJ Transit, real estate development, community land trust, North Brunswick Station, Massachusetts Gateway cities, smart growth, rezoning, transit development funds, affordable housing, questioning the value of urban highways

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The Week in TOD News November 2 – 8, 2019

Transit oriented development, transit station improvements, NJ TRANSIT, transit workforce housing, affordable housing, community land trust, upzoning, YIMBYism, transportation innovation.

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The Week in TOD News October 19-25, 2019

Jersey City bike plans & parking management, Redevelopment near Newark Symphony Hall, Edison’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Longer PATH trains. Zero parking in San Diego, High-speed rail, BRT in the San Fernando Valley, Tech startups to address NYC gridlock, Charlotte’s transit districts, Voting to end single-family zoning in Minneapolis. Workplace parking taxes in Nottingham, UK, Chinese-Keynan highway projects, Amazon India takes to the rails.

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The Week in TOD News September 28-October 4, 2019

NJ TRANSIT & NJ EDA to partner on Transit Hubs, Elizabeth Station upgrades, TOD in Bordentown & Rutherford, Jersey City’s pedestrian plaza. San Diego funds former Navy base redevelopment, Sedona’s transit plan, Cleveland banks on mobility, Metra breaks ground on Rock Island Line station, TOD in Lindenhurst. Riyadh’s 85 new stations, TOD in Dubai, & Vancouver’s 6 new SkyTrain stations.

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