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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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: March 28-April 3, 2020

TOD advances in Morristown, Red Bank, Jersey City & East Orange. Affordable housing ordinance in Asbury Park. Exploring density after COVID-19, Portage IN, accessory dwelling units in San Luis Obispo. How cities cope with coronavirus.

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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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