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Transit Oriented Development

April 26, 2021, 7am PDT
Transit planning is land use planning and land use planning is transit planning.
Mass Transit
April 16, 2021, 8am PDT
A Terner Center for Housing Innovation at U.C. Berkeley analysis predicts that statewide parking reform, as proposed in Assembly Bill 1401, would have a significant impact on the cost of developing residential and commercial buildings in California.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation
April 13, 2021, 8am PDT
In its efforts to build a more environmentally sustainable region by prioritizing transit and transit-oriented development, cities in the Vancouver region also create displacement risks for people who already use and depend on transit.
The Tyee
February 21, 2021, 11am PST
The Regional Transportation District sees an opportunity for affordable housing to be located on its under-utilized parking lots.
CPR News
February 16, 2021, 9am PST
SB 1 is one of four bills proposed in the Hawai`i Legislature this year that would make it easier to develop, buy, and sell affordable homes in the state.
Maui Now
January 26, 2021, 11am PST
Tacoma is looking to expand on the accessory dwelling unit reforms of the Home in Tacoma project by planning for new residential density along the city's transit routes.
The Urbanist
January 26, 2021, 5am PST
Cities with commuter rail stops will have to accommodate higher-density housing or risk losing access to state resources and housing grants.
The Boston Globe
January 14, 2021, 6am PST
Atlanta continues its commitment to ensuring affordable housing supply in the city, announcing the most recent in a series of funded programs earlier this month.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 9, 2020, 6am PST
Montgomery County, Maryland wants to put its zoning where its transit is—it's just the latest in a string of transit-oriented land use reforms for the famously suburban county.
Bethesda Magazine
November 4, 2020, 5am PST
The Montgomery County Council wants a tax break for transit oriented development whether County Executive Marc Elrich likes it or not.
Source of the Spring
October 26, 2020, 7am PDT
A case study from the Boston region shows the power of allowing moderate density on transit adjacent residential parcels currently available only to single-family detached homes.
October 16, 2020, 7am PDT
The ITDP's new Pedestrians First tool describes why and how to improve walking conditions, and provides comprehensive analysis of walkability for 1000 cities.
Pedestrians First
October 8, 2020, 7am PDT
The Montgomery County Council approved a property tax break as an incentive for high-rise rental developments located on Metro station properties.
Bethesda Magazine
October 4, 2020, 7am PDT
The city of Chicago's Equitable Transit Oriented Development Policy Plan prioritizes three key strategies for bringing equity to transit-oriented development.
September 24, 2020, 6am PDT
Observers can only speculate about the development plans of the new owners of one of the city of Atlanta's largest development opportunities.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 17, 2020, 6am PDT
The city of Chicago's first-ever Equitable Transit-Oriented Development policy attempts to address long-standing inequities in the built environment and access to transportation in the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 10, 2020, 10am PDT
Crystal Lake, Illinois offers a transit oriented planning case study on the edge of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 1, 2020, 10am PDT
The regional transit agency for Portland, Oregon is working on a development plan that would drastically multiple the planning considerations at a local transit station.
Bike Portland
August 11, 2020, 7am PDT
Building more housing where people work is a simple way to come out of the pandemic with a stronger sense of community and shorter commutes, according to this article.
City and State New York
August 4, 2020, 7am PDT
A $7 billion transit investment plan for Austin would include $300 million toward preventing displacement of communities in neighborhoods located near planned transit investments.