May 8, 2013
Center for Neighborhood Technology recommends creating transit-oriented development zones, preserving affordable housing, matching jobs and transit, and providing alternatives to car ownership.
April 26, 2013
The Sierra Vista Transit Plaza will serve four routes that together have an annual ridership of nearly 800,000. Its unique urban village-style features include four large bus shelters with colorful glass panels, roofs and benches.
April 18, 2013
Aims to make it easier for entities interested in developing real estate to receive low-interest loans, if the projects are within proximity — defined in most cases as within a half-mile — of transit lines.
April 11, 2013
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.
December 24, 2012
Increased focus on TOD opportunities will span all phases of planning, constructing and operating regional transit expansions, including the up to 36 additional miles of light rail expansions approved through the 2008 Sound Transit 2 measure.
October 4, 2012
Introduces the concept of "Opportunity Areas," which offer greater opportunities to walk, bike or take transit.
July 25, 2012
After the system opened in 1994, planners built parking lots and garages around many of its stations to cater to commuters, resulting in little transit oriented development.
May 21, 2012
Arlington, Va., residents describe the satisfaction of living in a user-friendly, walkable, mixed-use community with access to a variety of public transit options, entertainment, and recreation, and basic services such as shopping and medical amenities.
May 2, 2012
How one couple traded in their four-bedroom home with a large yard in the suburbs to live "a more enjoyable life" in a condominium that is walking distance from train station.
January 31, 2012
On Tuesday, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) and Members of the Committee unveiled the long-awaited American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act, which looks to authorize approximately $260 billion over five years to fund federal highway, transit and safety programs at current funding levels.
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