The Week in TOD News October 3-9, 2020

Recent research once again finds that increasing transit usage is an important contributor to attaining climate goals and reducing greenhouse gases. But questions remain whether the public will return to using transit in post-pandemic times.

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Transportation, Health Equity & COVID-19: Connections Between Access and Well-Being

Access to quality, reliable transportation has a major impact on one’s life. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this disparity has been even more apparent as those living in high-risk areas have suffered more health impacts from the virus. Solutions related to more reliable transportation options and increased density may lead to greater health equity outcomes.

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The Week in TOD News July 11-17, 2020

The theme running through this week’s news is efforts to make cities and communities more livable for all of their residents. Ideas include the “15-minute city”, subsidizing taxi services for seniors and people with disability who have been affected by COVID-19 related transit service cuts, and reexamining urban redevelopment efforts.

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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 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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