August 22, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
The three stations in the city of Plano continue to spur development in the downtown area.
October 4, 2012
Introduces the concept of "Opportunity Areas," which offer greater opportunities to walk, bike or take transit.
August 10, 2012
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
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
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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