The Week in TOD News August 28–September 3, 2021

Spokane and Prince George’s County link transit and land reforms to advance TOD and address environmental and housing affordability. Plus, how improving housing stability can build social equity.

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Value Capture Strategies and Infrastructure Bank Program

This FHWA webinar will discuss how Value Capture revenues can leverage low interest rate loans from the infrastructure bank and can be used in a wide range of settings (e.g., urban, rural, and suburban) to help fund not only capital projects, but also public roads operations and maintenance.

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Value Capture Strategies and Municipal Bonds and Debt

This FHWA webinar will discuss the connection of municipal bonds and Value Capture strategies. Expert speakers will explore topics including the benefits of leveraging Value Capture Strategies with municipal bonds to finance infrastructure necessary to spur economic development/redevelopment.

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Promoting Transit-Oriented Developments by Addressing Barriers Related to Land Use, Zoning, and Value Capture

Report link: Value Capture: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation Implementation Manual
Researchers from San Jose State University explore the land use, zoning, and value capture-related barriers that stymy the construction of TODs as well as strategies used or that could be used to surmount these hurdles.

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Value Capture Implementation Manual: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation

Report link: Value Capture: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation Implementation Manual
This August 2019 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) manual presents value capture techniques, features, and tools that can be employed by public agencies and state departments of transportation to facilitate decision-making.

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