The effort to reinvent the Metropark Station area as a TOD community has taken major steps forward in recent months amid a renewed, State-level push to advance development near transit stations.Read more
To address the impacts of COVID, transit agencies join together as do urban mayors throughout the world. Closer to home, Somerville and East Brunswick approve plans, And a look at the O-Bahn in Adelaide, Australia.Read more
Themes this week: Designing for the post-pandemic era. Will city dwellers decamp for the suburbs (thinking that it makes them safer)? Meanwhile there are TOD plans and projects aplenty, including those for affordable and supportive housing.Read more
Cities and organizations look to promote sustainable practices post-pandemic. Jersey City and Plainfield projects. Portal Bridge funds. TOD from around the country. And work progresses on one of the world’s largest underground transportation hubs in Beijing.Read more
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.Read more
Sustainability through TOD means reducing auto dependency, restoring transit infrastructure, and recycling urban land.Read more
Report link: Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty
Post Carbon Cities provides a sobering view of the realities faced by local governments with fading energy supply and global climate change.