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Tag Archives: Transit Oriented Development

April 23, 2013
April 21, 2013
Santa Rosa Councilwoman Reconsiders TOD Vote
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A decision last week by the Santa Rosa City Council to pull the plug on a senior housing project in Railroad Square isn’t necessarily the end of the line for the 93-unit complex.

April 16, 2013
April 14, 2013
Development in Denver Transport Maze Made Possible by Transit

A $100 million project proposing to create a design neighborhood at a former printing plant adjacent to a notorious interstate intersection is being made possible by Denver’s light rail expansion, and the involvement of a renowned architect.

April 11, 2013
Grants Help Fund Twin Cities TOD
Minnesota Post

One of the arguments for investing in improved transit in major corridors is that it attracts new development.

April 10, 2013
TOD Project Begins Sprawl Repair in Baltimore
Better Cities and Towns

Metro Centre at Owings Mills, Maryland, is a mixed-use, transit-oriented development (TOD) that, upon completion, will support more than 1.2 million square feet of commercial office space

Critical Factors to Creating Equitable TOD
Living Cities

Affordable and convenient transit is important to helping people access the employment, education and critical services required for physical and economic well-being.

April 8, 2013
Eglinton Line Will Change Toronto
Toronto Star

Though not a subway, when the $6.7-billion Crosstown light rail vehicle line opens in 2020, it will change the street from end to end and for better or worse, drag it into the modern age.

April 3, 2013
Designing TOD Around Public Space
Better Cities and Towns

Development near transit stations is often compact and intense, but it offers another critical opportunity — placemaking.

April 1, 2013
Azusa Gets TOD Planning Grant
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

As the city prepares for the coming Gold Line Extension, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Azusa more than $650,000 as part of a Transit Oriented Development Planning grant.

March 28, 2013
Boyle Heights TOD Clears Hurdle
Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday approved exclusive negotiation rights for a mixed-use commercial and affordable-housing complex next to the Metro Gold Line tracks in Boyle Heights.

March 27, 2013
March 25, 2013
TOD Solutions Underway in Atlanta
Atlanta Journal Constitution, MARTA CEO Keith Parker

In case you haven’t heard yet, MARTA is now open for business. Of course, MARTA remains dedicated to its core mission of providing quality bus, rail and paratransit service to the metro Atlanta region as we’ve done for the past 34 years.

March 24, 2013
Development Soars Near Metro Rail
Buffalo News

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is spawning a housing boom along the Metro Rail line, as developers look to provide lofts and apartments for some of the 17,500 workers expected to be employed there.

March 20, 2013
March 19, 2013
LA Planning to Rezone Expo Stations
Curbed LA

The Department of City Planning and Metro are moving forward on their ambitious plan to rezone the areas surrounding five Expo Line stations–the Culver City stop and four under-construction stations on the extension to Santa Monica

Gautrain a Catalyst for Property Development
Financial Mail

Though the Gautrain has been operational for less than three years, the rapid rail project has already been the catalyst for property development worth billions of rand which will change the face of Johannesburg’s northern suburbs.

March 18, 2013
Land Conservancy Purchases Land for Affordable TOD
Denver Post

The Urban Land Conservancy has purchased 9.4 acres of land at Smith Road and Colorado Boulevard in northeast Park Hill to develop 156 permanently affordable apartments along the East rail line.


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