Tag: transit-oriented development

Transit: MARC development moves along

Posted 12.13.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Plans to transform the parking lot at the Savage MARC train station in Howard County into a small community of homes, offices, stores and a hotel are moving closer to fruition, part of Maryland’s long effort to redevelop mass-transit parking lots.

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Transit: Not So Hot TODs

Transit: Not So Hot TODs

Posted 12.01.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Sputtering rail, sputtering economy – the uncertain fate of Red Line development

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Senior Housing: Cannery developer wants senior housing

Senior Housing: Cannery developer wants senior housing

Posted 07.27.2010 | Categories: Senior Housing/Assisted Living, Transit Development | No Comments

The John Stewart Co. is asking the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit agency for permission to move 68 senior housing units from the “transit village” on SMART’s property to the adjacent Cannery project Stewart also owns.

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Transit: Transit Forum Critiques Fuller Road Station

Transit: Transit Forum Critiques Fuller Road Station

Posted 02.22.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Chris Leinberger was blunt in his assessment of the proposed Fuller Road Station: If the parking structure is built as proposed, in 20 years it will be torn down. Speaking at a forum on transit-oriented development, Leinberger said current plans for the joint UM/city of Ann Arbor project do a good job of incorporating different kinds of transit, from bikes and buses to perhaps, eventually, commuter rail.

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Transit: New Broad Street Moves to Buy GM Site

Transit: New Broad Street Moves to Buy GM Site

Posted 02.02.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

A 165-acre suburban industrial site that has been dormant for at least a year could become a mixed-use development in years to come. Orlando-based New Broad Street Cos. says it has a contract with Detroit-based General Motors to buy its former automotive plant in suburban Doraville.

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Transit: Transit-oriented development could help pay for rail system

Posted 01.25.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The City & County of Honolulu presents transit-oriented development (TOD) as housing, retail and other facilities within a half-mile radius of a transit station. Benefits are obvious: Commuting workers walk to stations and leave cars at home; retailers gain consumers from the transit system; and students at some campuses will not have to worry about […]

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Transit: Transit-based development takes hold here

Transit: Transit-based development takes hold here

Posted 01.05.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

At one level, transit-oriented development seems like a no-brainer. Clustering condos and office space and stores, all around a MetroLink stop. Getting people out of their cars and onto the trains. Creating dense new chunks of urbanism. “Smart growth” for the 21st century. And in a few places around MetroLink’s 37 stations, that has happened. […]

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Transit: Developer selected for station project

Posted 12.18.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Plans call for a transit-oriented, mixed-use project downtown Plans to turn the Laurel MARC station into a mixed-used development moved forward last week when the Maryland Department of Transportation announced it had awarded exclusive negotiating rights to a Rockville developer. Del T. Adams, manager of development services for MDOT, said Patriot Realty submitted an unsolicited […]

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Transit: Top Four Markets for Real Estate

Posted 11.19.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | 1 Comment

Washington, D.C. ranks as the top market in the United States for real estate investment and development, which, in the current economic environment, means it is the least troubled. So says the 2010 version of Emerging Trends in Real Estate®, released this week at Urban Land Institute’s Annual Fall Meeting in San Francisco. The widely […]

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Transit: How can Seattle make transit-oriented development work?

Posted 11.09.2009 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

The debut of Sound Transit’s light rail line already has been the impetus for plans to build new clusters of high-density development around transit stops, giving future residents quick access to reliable transportation. With 1.7 million more residents expected to be in the Seattle metropolitan area by 2040, some think “transit-oriented development” is the solution […]

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