The Week in TOD News June 18-24, 2022

Restoring transit to Kansas City. NJ TRANSIT undertakes redesign of Hudson County bus network. TOD success and inequity in Arlington, VA. Advancing transit-oriented redevelopment in Boise, ID. And Vancouver wants you to be able to take a bus or bike to regional parks.

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The Week in TOD News April 23-29, 2022

Why wear a mask on public transportation. Suburban living without a car. Zoning and segregation in Connecticut. Smart growth for Nevada. IPCC calls for systemic change in transportation and urban planning

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The Week in TOD News January 22-28, 2022

U.S. DOT announces new programs and cites Hoboken as a national model. Advancing affordable housing in LA. Transit worker shortages. Toronto offers effective transit-oriented communities roadmap.

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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 June 20-26, 2020

COVID impacts on public transit, mobility, urban life and the nation’s infrastructure. A path toward a green recovery for NJ, Portal Bridge funding. Historic preservation. TOD. BRT. Zoning. New vehicle funding in Ontario. 5G smart bus route pilot in China. Station area upgrades in Singapore.

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The Week in TOD News June 6-12, 2020

NJT 10-Year Strategic & 5-Year Capital Plans. Safe transit riding in France & Japan. The value of parks. Hackensack project moves forward. Development & parking. Equitable access to transportation. Advancing TOD through BRT, zoning changes, improving access, and affordable housing. Vancouver’s Translink explores Value Capture.

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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 March 14-20, 2020

Union Township redevelopment. Corona virus affects transit; TOD-supportive legislation in Maryland; Fighting gentrification in St. Paul; Legislation stalls in Indiana; Declining bus ridership. Jakarta MRT expands TOD role; Bangkok to double transit system.

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Opportunity Zones 101: A Primer

A 2017 tax incentive provides opportunities to redirect capital gains into redevelopment projects to receive a reduction in tax liability. This financing tool has created opportunities for NJ Transit Villages to redevelop areas that have historically been underserved and neglected.

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TOD Mobility: Asbury Park’s Greatest Hits

Mike Manzella, Director of Transportation for Asbury Park, explains how sustainable transportation solutions and a willingness to test new ideas have boosted Asbury Park’s revival as a major shore destination and great place to live and work.

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