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Transit Oriented Development

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.
Brookings
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.
Chi.Streetsblog
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.
KUT
June 30, 2020, 8am PDT
The public relations and marketing messaging of the new normal.
The Mercury News
June 14, 2020, 9am PDT
A 2010 comprehensive plan set a goal to add 100,000 residential units with walkable access to public transit to this unincorporated corner of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia.
Greater Greater Washington
June 9, 2020, 6am PDT
Planners are hoping that by expanding the boundaries of the Silver Spring Downtown Plan in Montgomery County, Maryland, new opportunities for missing middle housing will create new opportunities for housing affordability.
Greater Greater Washington
March 4, 2020, 7am PST
The newest extension of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line is expected to serve 8,000 new residential units along the Hackensack River.
NJ.com
February 17, 2020, 7am PST
The New Carrollton transit station will add Purple Line light rail to its multi-modal mix; planners at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) hope to leverage the new transit for new land use and development around the station.
The Washington Post
February 6, 2020, 11am PST
The first mixed-use hotel and apartment project in downtown Anchorage, Alaska will use prefabricated rooms and is expected to start construction this spring.
Anchorage Daily News
December 23, 2019, 2pm PST
Federal funding for Sound Transit's Federal Way Link extension and a new transit-oriented land use plan are changing the future of Federal Way.
The Urbanist