Development plans along the Expo Line need more density, affordable housing to achieve city goals
October 30, 2017, 2pm PDT
Public meetings to learn more about TOD will be hosted in November by MARTA and the DeKalb County government
October 17, 2017, 8am PDT
The city's new guidelines incentivize the development of affordable housing near transit.
September 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
When it comes to trains, trams, and buses, L.A.'s Union Station is "the most transit-accessible location in Southern California." Soon, it will finally connect to its own neighborhood.
July 6, 2017, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission has approved new plans for parts of South Los Angeles. A focus on transit-oriented development and commercial revitalization has raised concerns over displacement.
July 4, 2017, 9am PDT
Facing explosive development interest around its Metro station, the small city of Culver on L.A.’s Westside is taking steps to shape its mobility future.
June 9, 2017, 7am PDT
Tuesday's mail-in vote by residents of Greenwood Village to overwhelmingly reject a city-council approved plan to allow mixed-use development at a light rail station is a major setback for smart growth proponents.
June 1, 2017, 11am PDT
While the debates around transit-oriented residential development continue, commercial TOD is picking up speed. Offices with nearby transited to fetch much higher rents than their car-only counterparts.
April 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Zak Accuardi argues that while mobility services can enhance transit, only walkability can solve the "first and last mile" problem.
April 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The report recommends making displacement prevention a more central component of land-use policy.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the Los Angeles metro area expands its transit options, transit-oriented development is following suit. In some neighborhoods, lower-income residents are being displaced.
February 1, 2017, 10am PST
Daniel Trudeau guest blogs about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
December 26, 2016, 9am PST
As excitement builds around Seattle's voter-approved transit expansion plan, the REDI Fund will preserve space for low and middle-income residents in new transit-oriented developments.
December 16, 2016, 9am PST
Not every transit project has a positive effect on adjacent property values. A study finds that people do not, in fact, want to live next to Norfolk, Virginia's Tide light rail.
November 29, 2016, 7am PST
Thom Mayne proposes a radical solution to Los Angeles' affordability/preservation problem: build up transit-friendly areas far beyond current densities, and leave the rest unchanged.
October 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Stating the need for increased density and transit-oriented development, the Department of City Planning will remove the neighborhood's parking requirements.
August 24, 2016, 1pm PDT
The landscape of community development in Los Angeles today differs vastly from even a few years ago. Two groups in East L.A. are developing solutions to accelerating gentrification and displacement and a compounding affordable housing crisis.
July 22, 2016, 11am PDT
The Los Angeles Rams COO details both the stadium's sustainable design and the positive impact the privately funded complex will have on Southern California.
May 31, 2016, 12pm PDT
Two USC professors argue that Los Angeles would be better served if Metro could recapture some of its investment in the county's expanding rail system.
May 6, 2016, 8am PDT
The idea that proximity to transit equals higher land values doesn't tell the full story. According to this study, a variety of other factors must be in place to achieve the desired effect.