Topic : livability

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Electric and driverless vehicles won’t cut it without shared mobility, report says

Without a concurrent shift away from private vehicle ownership and toward ride sharing, the potential for electric, autonomous vehicles to reduce traffic and sprawl are severely limited.

US High Speed Rail launches TOD Institute, conference

Rail| July 28, 2015

Will work to increase the supply of new TODs and rail systems across America and will be holding a series of national and local events bringing together business and political leaders with planners and experts to advance knowledge sharing and project deal making.

University| July 6, 2015

U. of N. Dakota, city officials partner to enhance community livability

Discussions include the concept of creating a light rail speedy transit system with buses, which would include updating bus stops with Wi-Fi and developing an app that would track incoming buses.

Accessibility| April 28, 2014

Majority of seniors plan to continue living independently in community, report says

Participants were asked, “What community amenities do you want close to home?” Access to public transportation, food and green space topped the list.
Accessibility| November 13, 2013

New tool calculates housing, transportation costs

The Location Affordability Portal will help consumers and communities better understand the combined costs of housing and transportation associated with living in a specific region, street or neighborhood and make better-informed decisions about where to live, work and invest.
Bus| April 11, 2013

Report: Equitable TOD creates better communities

Identifies the systemic challenges of developing and financing equitable TOD projects and offers concrete national and regional capital and policy ideas to grow the sector.
Accessibility| May 18, 2012

Iowa opens $137M multimodal project

The Historic Millwork District multimodal improvement project provides more transportation options and reconstructed the street networks to better serve a broad range of users, including drivers, public transportation, pedestrians, bicyclists, seniors, children and people with disabilities.
Bus| October 18, 2011

OCTA receives $9.3M in DOT grants

The competitive transit grant awards were part of the DOT's Bus Livability and State of Good Repair programs.
Rail| August 19, 2011

Feds award $28M to Mich. for intermodal station

The new facility will serve local residents, students and visitors to the Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn’s largest tourist attraction. It will be designed for the planned Ann Arbor–Detroit commuter rail as well as future high-speed intercity passenger rail service.
Bus| June 16, 2011

FTA announces $175M available in ‘Livability’ grants

Will help urban, suburban and rural communities develop transit options to better connect people to where they live, work and play. Local transit agencies will be able to compete for the funding. The competitive grant program will begin accepting applications when announced in the Federal Register during the week of June 20.

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