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Transit Oriented Development

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The town of Innsifil, Ontario, located to the north of Toronto, has approved a truly ambitious, futurists vision for its future, centered around public transit and called "Mobility Orbit."
Innisfil Journal
November 24, 2019, 1pm PST
The local planning commission for South Los Angeles rejected a controversial multi-family housing development proposed for a location adjacent to a future light rail station.
Los Angeles Times
November 18, 2019, 8am PST
The South Florida Housing Link Collaborative is working to develop and preserve affordable housing along South Florida's intercity rail line, in the process of transitioning to the Virgin Trains USA brand, as prices along the route climb.
Miami Herald
November 6, 2019, 1pm PST
The city of Compton has completed a draft environmental impact review of an ambitious plan to transform the blocks surrounding the Artesia Station on the Metro A Line.
Urbanize Los Angeles
October 25, 2019, 10am PDT
Mountlake Terrace is the latest Seattle suburb to make substantial space for new development in anticipation of a forthcoming Link light rail line extending north of Seattle.
The Urbanist
September 22, 2019, 11am PDT
San Francisco is planning for new population growth and new housing developments on the West Side of the city, and is also expecting high quality public transit to fill the mobility needs of current and future residents.
San Francisco Examiner
August 7, 2019, 6am PDT
The Universal Epic Universe, proposed for Orlando, Florida, has aspirations as a transit-oriented theme park.
The Next Miami
August 6, 2019, 11am PDT
Transit expansions are providing incentives to companies to locate outside of city centers, upending traditional housing, work, and commute patterns.
The Globe and Mail
August 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
When first announced in 2014, the Morena Corridor Specific Plan provoked protests. The plan has changed, but it now finally has initial approval from the San Diego City Council.
Voice of San Diego
August 3, 2019, 7am PDT
The sage over The Gulch development project—soon to be renamed Centennial Yards—will continue after project opponents filed an appeal of a June court decision upholding public financing for the project.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 30, 2019, 10am PDT
Until now, mixed-use projects have required a lengthy discretionary approval process in San Diego. That could change with a zoning change given preliminary approval by the City Council this week.
Times of San Diego
July 29, 2019, 11am PDT
A new light rail station scheduled for 2036 has one group in Everett, Washington thinking big.
HeraldNet
July 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Transportation and land use are being considered together at a new scale in the Bay Area, as transit oriented development pops up next to BART stations all over the region.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 9, 2019, 8am PDT
A $5 billion redevelopment project in Atlanta, named Centennial Yards, will receive substantial public support.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 17, 2019, 11am PDT
The Editorial Board of the New York Times offers perhaps the highest profile support to date for overthrowing the status quo of slow growth and development opposition.
The New York Times
June 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has proposed his latest in a series of pro-development policy proposals.
San Diego Union-Tribune
June 9, 2019, 9am PDT
"This particular solution, which has been very controversial in the Legislature, is not very controversial when it comes to the general public."
Los Angeles Times
June 6, 2019, 8am PDT
Local control loses ground to provincial preemption north of the border.
CP 24
May 29, 2019, 11am PDT
The city is behind plans to turn parking lots around the North Berkeley BART station into much-needed housing.
Next City
May 16, 2019, 2pm PDT
Senate Bill 50, the closely watched upzoning bill proposed by State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), made it a lot further through the Legislature than the prior attempt, SB 827. Still, SB 50 will short of the finish line in 2019.
Curbed San Francisco