Rockville Town Square in Rockville, Maryland is a 12.5 acre mixed-use development that, despite being built in 2007 right as the housing crisis happened, is a raging success. Simmons Buntin looks at what developers did right.
Mar 28, 2011 Terrain.org
Built around a BART station in 1999, Oakland, California's Fruitvale Village has had a tough time keeping its retail space alive (as have many TODs). The property managers have learned some lessons over the years about how to overcome the challenges.
Mar 23, 2011 New Urban Network
It's official, says the EPA: Living in a TOD reduces greenhouse gas emissions more than living in a green, single family home and driving a Prius. The study places major emphasis on local land use decisions in an effort to fight climate change.
Mar 18, 2011 New Urban Network
Rebecca Cohen and Emily Salomon of the Center for Housing Policy examine existing policy tools to preserve and expand affordable housing near planned transit stations.
Mar 15, 2011 Shelterforce
Homes located near transit stops are more energy efficient than homes classified "energy efficient", according to a new study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mar 10, 2011 USA Today
<em>Streetfilms</em> has begun a ten-part video series looking at non-automobile transportation in cities across the U.S.
Mar 3, 2011 Streetfilms
Ground has broken on Honolulu's long-planned rail system, but locals still worry that the new transit won't lure new development to town.
Feb 24, 2011 The Honolulu Star Advertiser
Yonah Freemark dives into the 2010 Census, and finds clear evidence that focusing dense development around transit works to focus development.
Feb 7, 2011 the transport politic
At the subway stop at Wilshire Blvd. and Vermont, developer Jerry Snyder halted construction on his planned vertical retail mall, saying that the apartment market is comparatively "very strong."
Jan 28, 2011 The Los Angeles Times
Grist asks, "Does new public transit increase gentrification?" Their conclusion: "Isn't that the point?"
Oct 25, 2010 Grist