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 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 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 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: 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 March 7-13, 2020

Fort Monmouth Revitalization advances, HBLR to expand westward, Linden project moves forward, Hackensack named best for commuters, Newark seeks Transit Village designation. Spatial mismatch, YIMBY Act, Challenges to building transit in the US, Sunnyside Development Plan, Google Transit Village, Funding transit in Michigan. Getting priced out of the Toronto housing market.

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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 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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The Week in TOD News February 15-21, 2020

Rebranding Rahway using art, Redevelopment in Bayonne. Ride-hailing & congestion, Building housing near transit, Charlotte transit projects, Senior TOD in Miami, YIMBY movement, Green cities and affordability. Paris seeks 15-minute city, Building transit and TOD in Jakarta.

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