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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(Overlooked) Association Between Express Bus Station / Stop Proximity and Multifamily Rents with a Surprise About Transit Mode Synergism and Implications for Transit and Land Use Planning

Report link: (Overlooked) Association Between Express Bus Station / Stop Proximity and Multifamily Rents with a Surprise About Transit Mode Synergism and Implications for Transit and Land Use Planning
Researchers examine the economic relationship between express bus stops and land value.

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The Week in TOD News September 19-25, 2020

Changing times: “How Full is My Ride?” NJT mobile app; Lincoln Tunnel bus lanes resume; Denver’s new N-Line. Green TOD in Stamford, Texas high-speed rail; Chicago links equitable TOD and inclusionary housing; Tel Aviv pilots wireless electric roads for public transport.

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The Week in TOD News September 12-18, 2020

The news this week looks at the safety and the future of transit and urban places. Plus equity, accessibility, and affordability figure large in new TOD efforts.

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The Week in TOD News August 29-September 4, 2020

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.

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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 July 25-31, 2020

This week, articles focus on how transit agencies—and the people who ride transit—are adapting to pandemic conditions; how crises can inspire opportunities for lasting and meaning improvement; and how TOD can be harnessed to address access to affordable housing.

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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 July 4-10, 2020

As stories from the U.S., Europe, and India indicate, micro-mobility via bikes, e-bikes, and walking is emerging as an alternative to traditional transit. TOD in Newark, Plainfield, and Jersey City also makes the news.

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