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 August 8-14, 2020

This week’s news… staying safe when riding transit, the enduring appeal of urban places, and thinking beyond zoning to promote affordable housing.

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The Week in TOD News March 21-27, 2020

NJ TOD work continues with a property sale in Metuchen, construction in Somerville, a project completion in Rahway, and progress in Hoboken. Also meeting Opportunity Zones challenges, TOD student housing in Miami, a 19-mile multi-use trail in Denton, Texas, learning to understand and address pandemics, and form-based code in India.

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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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The Week in TOD News March 16-22, 2019

NJTOD news: Woodbridge advances 50 projects, Oradell-ites voice zoning concerns, 1st home to The Record to be apartments in Hackensack & Plainfield mayor upbeat on Opportunity Zones. Other TOD news: Arts-based development, Protesting Amazon HQ2 in Arlington VA, DC mayor pledges dedicated bus lane funds, Denver microunits, Atlanta autonomous shuttles, Gwinnett Co GA rejects MARTA, Chicago mega-development & Jakarta’s 1st subway line.

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