Transit Oriented Development

June 7, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose is working with tech giant Google to plan a massive expansion into the Diridon Station district. Millions of feet of development and thousands of new jobs are at stake.
The Mercury News
June 5, 2017, 8am PDT
Many local leaders spoke strongly against President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords, but local land use and transportation policies still sorely lack any consideration of climate impact.
Santa Monica Next
June 4, 2017, 5am PDT
One big idea behind transit oriented residential developments is that residents will be liberated from their cars. New developments in Chicago are making sure residents won't be parking on streets to get the best of both worlds.
DNAinfo Chicago
May 16, 2017, 10am PDT
Sights and scenes from Detroit's new streetcar system: The QLine
Modern Cities
April 28, 2017, 5am PDT
Intended to spur redevelopment along blighted commercial corridors, the streetcars are the first to run in the District since the 1962 dismantling of the previous early 20th century citywide streetcar network.
Modern Cities
April 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Arlington County, Virginia has begun a process to reduce parking requirements for large residential developments near transit stations.
Greater Greater Washington
April 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
Take a look from above at Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line extension under construction, stretching 9.3 miles and connecting Center City with UNC Charlotte.
Modern Cities
March 1, 2017, 7am PST
Philadelphia City Council seeks ways to spur development without creating new traffic issues.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 23, 2017, 5am PST
The new Transit-Walkability Collaborative works to create safe, healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities by harnessing the synergy between walkability and quality public transit service.
Transit-Walkability Collaborative
February 13, 2017, 11am PST
A bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature would curtail the UTA's ability to partner in new transit oriented development projects.
The Salt Lake Tribune
February 9, 2017, 11am PST
A study from the Urban Land Institute shows developments near transit generate almost twice as many tax dollars per dollar spent.
Greater Greater Washington
February 2, 2017, 9am PST
Smart Growth America surveyed five examples of transit oriented developments from around the country and found a common characteristics: all of the projects have way too much parking.
The Washington Post
February 2, 2017, 8am PST
A controversy has erupted over a proposed vision for transit oriented mixed in a Denver suburb.
The Denver Post
January 25, 2017, 12pm PST
School advocates don't like the idea of a tax allocation district for the redevelopment of the former GM plant in Doraville.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 13, 2017, 7am PST
How has the Green Line benefitted the economy of Washington, D.C.? A new report counts the ways.
Greater Greater Washington
January 5, 2017, 1pm PST
How has Charlotte evolved ten years since opening the LYNX Blue Line light rail system?
Modern Cities
December 13, 2016, 8am PST
Technical assistance is coming to five U.S. cities thanks to the National Public Transportation/Transit-Oriented Development Technical Assistance Initiative.
Smart Growth America
November 7, 2016, 12pm PST
A long-delayed decision by the National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration removes the final regulatory obstacle for the construction of a new Metro station in Alexandria, Virginia.
The Washington Post
November 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
The rules are changing, Tom Murphy says, and cities need to change, too.
The Planning Report
October 17, 2016, 2pm PDT
A successful TOD will be predicated upon three core elements: 1) development; 2) transit; and 3) transit-friendly amenities. While focus tends to be on the first two elements, this article provides insights on the importance of the third element.
Renewal & Redevelopment (Association for Redevelopment Initiatives)