July 26, 2013, 10am PDT
Reconecting America has assembled its Transit Space Race guide for 2013, a handy interactive map and spreadsheet of the 721 fixed guideway projects being planned or built across the U.S. The projects represent more than $250 billion in investments.
June 16, 2011, 2pm PDT
Jeff Wood of Reconnecting America interviewed a variety of thought leaders at the recent Congress for the New Urbanism. In this video, he talks with Jeff Tumlin about getting Santa Monica, California to embrace growth.
February 14, 2010, 11am PST
Mike Lydon discusses the importance of creating "bikeway networks" -- systems of bike lanes and infrastructures that have varied forms for varied situations.
December 21, 2009, 2pm PST
Prof. Robert Cervero at UC Berkeley studied parking needs at transit-oriented developments in the Bay Area and Portland and found that, on average, they exceeded peak demand by 25-30%.
October 1, 2009, 12pm PDT
HUD-subsidized housing in transit-oriented developments could become more expensive as it ages out and TOD becomes more popular, says a new study by AARP, Reconnecting America and the National Housing Trust.
September 3, 2009, 7am PDT
A new report from the National Research Council seeks to establish the scientific basis for the relationships among development patterns, VMT, and energy consumption. So what did they find?
August 26, 2009, 1pm PDT
Dr. Ming Zhang of the University of Texas at Austin says that Asian cities, despite their density, have a lot to learn from Western transit-oriented development practices.
July 24, 2009, 1pm PDT
Shelley Poticha, President and CEO of Reconnecting America and past executive director of the Congress for New Urbanism, has been appointed Senior Advisor for Sustainable Housing and Communities at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
June 12, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Aerial trams are an effective, if idiosyncratic, mode of transportation. Reconnecting America's Jeff Wood reflects on how and when to explore this dramatic transit option.</p>
October 23, 2004, 5am PDT
A study by Reconnecting America’s Center for Transit Oriented Development shows that demand for compact housing near transit is likely to more than double by 2025.
December 20, 2002, 5am PST
Air travel service nationwide declined since 9/11 with many large airports experiencing a decrease in the double digits -- nearly twice the reduction in demand -- according to a new report.