Transit Development
Transit: How ‘Transit-Oriented Development’ Will Put More New Yorkers in Cars

Transit: How ‘Transit-Oriented Development’ Will Put More New Yorkers in Cars

Posted 05.03.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

In its effort to achieve a “greener and greater New York” while accommodating one million new residents, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC2030 embraced transit-oriented development” — the concentration of new housing in neighborhoods with good access to the city’s subways and buses.

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Transit: Mayor Breaks Ground on Westlake/MacArthur Park Development…But Is It TOD?

Transit: Mayor Breaks Ground on Westlake/MacArthur Park Development…But Is It TOD?

Posted 04.21.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

On Monday, Mayor Villaraigosa and a host of government and private officials celebrated the ground breaking of Phase I of the “Transit Oriented Development” Project located one block from the Westlake/MacArthur Park Development.

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Transit: Menendez Proposes Tax Credit for Transit-Oriented Development

Transit: Menendez Proposes Tax Credit for Transit-Oriented Development

Posted 04.21.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

New construction projects that are within a half-mile of transit stations and exceeding national energy-efficiency standards would be eligible for a tax credit under legislation introduced today by Sen. Robert Menendez

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Transit: Light rail spurs local economy

Transit: Light rail spurs local economy

Posted 03.30.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

In 2000, the boards of directors for Spokane Transit and the Spokane Regional Transportation Council established a light rail steering committee specifically to examine high-capacity transit between Spokane and Liberty Lake.

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Transit: Manhattan has big plans

Transit: Manhattan has big plans

Posted 03.30.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Many towns with train stations in their downtown areas have creatively developed a pedestrian friendly mix of shopping, living and open space.

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Transit: Rhode Island Station moves forward

Transit: Rhode Island Station moves forward

Posted 03.24.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The District plans to finalize financing for Rhode Island Station, a transit-oriented mixed-use development near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station.

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Transit: A Transit-Oriented Future for Connecticut’s Capital Region

Transit: A Transit-Oriented Future for Connecticut’s Capital Region

Posted 03.24.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Growing Economy, Shrinking Emissions: A Transit-Oriented Future for Connecticut’s Capital Region illustrates a strategy for growth in Greater Hartford that expands housing and transit options while reducing our transportation-related carbon emissions.

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Transit:  Jersey Village approves transit-oriented development concept design

Transit: Jersey Village approves transit-oriented development concept design

Posted 03.24.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The Jersey Village City Council approved the concept plan for a transit-oriented development south of Hwy. 290 and moved the process to the next stage—fiscal impact.

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Transit: Transit-oriented development, a failed promise?

Posted 03.15.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Advocates of DART’s aggressive rail expansion argue the theory that development will cluster along rail lines because people want to live nearby, park their cars and commute by train.

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Transit: Not “The Great Transit Oriented Development Swindle?”

Transit: Not “The Great Transit Oriented Development Swindle?”

Posted 03.11.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The San Francisco Department of City Planning has rezoned much for greater densities of market rate housing based on the theory of Transit Oriented Development

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