The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is implementing a new vision for "transit-oriented communities."
Dec 29, 2015 The Planning Report
New research about the importance of transit in building transit oriented communities has some surprising results that may have significant implications for how we plan and build in the future.
Dec 14, 2015 The Urban Edge
Many communities that want more transit oriented development are still struggling to build the political will and the financing mechanisms necessary to deliver. Here are four ideas about how to make TOD happen.
Nov 5, 2015 The City Fix
Transit Oriented Development projects around the country are still facing suburban-style parking requirements.
Oct 30, 2015 The Dallas Morning News
Dallas and Houston's expanding light rail systems are helping boost economic development as new commercial and residential development sprouts up around transit stations.
Oct 19, 2015 PBS NewsHour
On June 29, the California Strategic Growth Council awarded $121.9 million in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds to help build 28 affordable housing developments on major transit lines. Funding originates from proceeds of the cap-and-trade market.
Jul 6, 2015 PR Newswire
A lot has changed on the ground in Los Angeles County's unincorporated areas since 1980, when the last General Plan directing land use in these communities was written.
May 1, 2015 The Planning Report
A true tale of two press releases, separated by more than five years.
Apr 1, 2015 Planetizen April 1st Edition
Patrick Sisson reports on the fruits of a 2013 effort by the city of Chicago to codify transit oriented development.
Jan 8, 2015 Curbed Chicago
Driven by a need to meet growing costs amid unstable federal subsidies, metropolitan transit agencies are eying their properties, particularly parking lots, as money makers from new residential and commercial development.
Oct 20, 2014 The Wall Street Journal