The Week in TOD News September 12-18, 2020

The news this week looks at the safety and the future of transit and urban places. Plus equity, accessibility, and affordability figure large in new TOD efforts.

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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 25-31, 2020

This week, articles focus on how transit agencies—and the people who ride transit—are adapting to pandemic conditions; how crises can inspire opportunities for lasting and meaning improvement; and how TOD can be harnessed to address access to affordable housing.

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The Week in TOD News June 27-July 3, 2020

COVID spurs the re-purposing of public space and real-time crowding data. Redevelopment projects in Ho-Ho-Kus and Kearny. Automated buses in Connecticut, BRT in Omaha, and more TOD. TODTOWN in Shanghai, Winnipeg gets its first TOD, and the 30-minute city.

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The Week in TOD News June 13-19, 2020

COVID-19 has sparked renewed interest in street design but may have also caused undue concerns about safety on public transit and urban flight. Rahway project nears completion, Portal North Bridge funding. TOD redevelopment projects abound — many with pedestrian and other mobility improvements. Bengalura agency expands to address TOD; Jakarta upgrades stations.

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The Week in TOD News May 30-June 5, 2020

This week: musings on shifting trends in urban mobility, the future of public transit ridership, and the movement for safe active transportation. Months of static uncertainty come to an end in the Philippines as the government relaxes quarantine restrictions and restarts its transportation sector. A quick look at deserted streets and empty storefronts in a once-vibrant New Jersey downtown district raises similar concerns for communities all over the state.

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The Week in TOD News May 16-22, 2020

Cities and transit providers consider ways to achieve a new “post-pandemic” normal. Projects in Garfield, Elizabeth, Hoboken, and Harrison. Houston’s green future, Chicago Metra improvements, Open Streets for all, TOD in San Diego & San Jose, and Boise plans urban renewal district. Developer seeks new heights in Vancouver.

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The Week in TOD News April 11–17, 2020

This week we start off with COVID-19 related news. Changes in transit service, social distancing, impacts on housing, and what the future may hold. Also NJDOT Municipal Aid grant applications, NJEDA extends deadlines, Freehold considers TOD, and news from California, Florida, Maryland, and Montana!

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The Week in TOD News February 8-14, 2020

Berkeley Heights, Keansburg, Newark’s South Ward, Princeton, covering mass transit costs. Eco-building in Denver, TOD in Duluth, Corner stores, Affordable housing in San Jose, BRT & development in Spokane, fighting NIMBYism in California. Global sprawl, Unified ticketing in Bangkok, Green connections in Singapore.

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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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