Transit Oriented Development

Yesterday
Nashville's first transit oriented development plan, focusing on the neighborhood of Donelson, is facing opposition from affordable housing advocates.
The Tennessean
May 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Though the California housing bill was a high-profile failure for pro-development activists, there are initiatives all over the country that carry its spirit.
CityLab
May 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Inclusive transit oriented development is a top priority with Sound Transit's new surplus land policy.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
Blog post
April 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
A recent study suggests that families save little by moving to location-efficient neighborhoods. There are good reasons to be skeptical of that conclusion.
Todd Litman
April 16, 2018, 10am PDT
An expanded roadway outside the Union City BART station would mean more drivers and likely more congestion. City and county officials still argue those changes are necessary for the area around the station to function.
East Bay Times
April 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
As Sen. Wiener has announced new amendments to the controversial land use, transit-oriented development, and real estate bill, The Planning Report turns to three experts to unpack the legislation's consequences.
The Planning Report
April 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A wave of investments is visiting one of the most famous, and notorious, neighborhoods in the city of Chicago. The question is whether the final product will be worth the expense.
Chicago Tribune
April 3, 2018, 11am PDT
The U.S. city with the best recent history of convincing commuters to ditch the auto commute is taking further steps to make the city a little less car-centric.
SeattleMet
April 2, 2018, 9am PDT
It's the "holy grail" of urban planning, say researchers.
The Mercury News
March 30, 2018, 9am PDT
SB 827 is a controversial land use regulation under consideration in California that would relax building height and density standards along transit corridors. New York has a reputation as the most transit oriented city in the country.
RPA Lab
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.
Medium
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