Transit Oriented Development

March 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The amenity in highest demand for companies looking to develop office space in Atlanta might surprise people: it's access to public transit.
Bisnow Atlanta
March 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Jacksonville's transportation authority has proposed a flashy public transportation service designed around autonomous busses. The proposal does little to improve the public transit system of a growing, Sunbelt city.
Modern Cities
March 6, 2018, 10am PST
Another bill under consideration by the California State Legislature would take land use control away from local agencies near transit stations. In this case, the new authority would be regional.
The Mercury News
March 5, 2018, 10am PST
Amendments are circulating for one of the most-closely watched, and passionately debated, pieces of housing legislation in the country.
February 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Examples from California and Texas exemplify two extremes in thinking about parking.
Socket Site
January 31, 2018, 8am PST
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is taking a victory lap while underway with a wave of construction projects, developed through its Transit Oriented Development program.
Curbed Atlanta
January 22, 2018, 11am PST
The threat of a lawsuit by the California Renters Legal Advocacy has the city of Dublin rethinking a housing proposal that would add 220 units near the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station.
The Independent
January 21, 2018, 1pm PST
Finally, the city seems to be reaping benefits from a major investment in public transportation.
The Urban Edge
January 17, 2018, 11am PST
Pundits predicted that a privately-funded passenger rail system in Florida would fail to materialize. Those predictions were wrong, and now company officials are eyeing regional expansion.
Modern Cities
January 12, 2018, 2pm PST
The Metropolitan Planning Council offers guidance on how regional planning efforts around the Twin Cities should address the connections between land use and transit.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
January 10, 2018, 12pm PST
SB 827, announced last week by California State Senator Scott Wiener, would revoke density maximums, parking minimums, and set permissive height limits along transit corridors all over the state.
Visualize Transit-Rich Housing
January 7, 2018, 5am PST
The Texas 'bullet train' cleared a major hurdle as the Federal Railroad Administration releases draft environmental impact statement identifying preferred routes and identifying passenger station locations.
Modern Cities
January 4, 2018, 10am PST
California State Senator Scott Wiener has established himself as one of the most ardent supporters of pro-housing policy in the state. His announcement this morning continued the theme.
December 22, 2017, 1pm PST
Brightline launching service to Miami and start construction on Phase 2 expansion to Orlando in early 2018.
Modern Cities
December 4, 2017, 7am PST
Once again, the ferry is remaking the Brooklyn waterfront. One hundred years after making Brooklyn Heights the nation's original suburb, it's spawning new developments along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront. And the fare? Same as a subway ride.
The New York Times
December 1, 2017, 2pm PST
Transit adjacent developments have their downsides when the transit is a diesel-powered commuter train, and the location is a stub-end terminal. Case in point: San Francisco's Mission Bay.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 22, 2017, 6am PST
The Regional Transportation Authority has been supporting transit oriented development planning processes in suburbs like Bartlett.
Chicago Tribune
November 14, 2017, 10am PST
The Regional Plan Association released a new study that recommends steps toward higher density transit oriented development in transit adjacent communities around the New York region. The study also teases a big release coming later this month.
Regional Plan Association
November 12, 2017, 7am PST
The Brookhaven-Peachtree Overlay District will redraw the plans for a MARTA-adjacent part of the Atlanta suburb of Brookhaven.
Reporter Newspapers
October 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Vancouver shows how to retrofit suburban sprawl with transit and density at a recent Lambda Alpha International event, attended and recounted by development consultant Jim Chappell.