News Tagged With: transit-oriented-development
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August 22, 2013

TOD tips offered by U. of Minn. report

A key finding revealed a pent-up demand for transit access in the Twin Cities metropolitan region. Suggestions for encouraging TOD included fostering collaboration between groups that already have shown an interest in transit-accessible locations.


May 8, 2013

Report: Chicago rail TOD lags behind other cities

Center for Neighborhood Technology recommends creating transit-oriented development zones, preserving affordable housing, matching jobs and transit, and providing alternatives to car ownership.


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.


March 20, 2013

Experts: Plan affordable housing along N.C. rail corridor

At a meeting held by Triangle Transit to talk about the future of affordable housing along a planned rail corridor, presenters said light rail projects around the country have shown it is important to start early to procure affordable housing nearby.


March 4, 2013

Sound Transit completes TOD land sale

The new $18 million project will be a mixed-use arts facility containing 57 rental units of affordable live/work space for artists and their families. The ground floor will include a community room and 12 commercial spaces for non-profits, creative enterprises and related businesses.


December 19, 2012

DART light rail segment turns 10

The three stations in the city of Plano continue to spur development in the downtown area.


October 4, 2012

Report provides insight on complete communities

Introduces the concept of "Opportunity Areas," which offer greater opportunities to walk, bike or take transit.


August 10, 2012

N.J. Gov. approves transit tax credit expansion

Upped by $250 million, further supporting a state commitment to fund growth around public transportation routes. Expands the program's cap of available tax credits to a total of $1.75 billion.


July 25, 2012

Denver aims to rectify lack of TOD near rail

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 22, 2012

Colo. to build $54.5M BRT line

The Mason Corridor, a five-mile, north-south byway, will help create opportunities for new mixed-use and transit oriented developments that avoid sprawl and enhance sustainability and livability. Nearly two-thirds of area jobs are located within a half-mile of the corridor.


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