RSVP Deadline for NYU/PCAC Transit Oriented Development Forum

Alert: Today is the last day to RSVP for the Nov. 1 forum on Transit Oriented Development in the New York Metropolitan Region.

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Transit-Oriented Development Forum

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Norman "The Human Tape Reco’der" Oder cranks out a nice report on this week’s Transit-Oriented Development forum at NYU for his blog, Atlantic Yards Report: Though the symposium conspicuously avoided controversial developments like Hudson Yards and Atlantic Yards, Jon Orcutt, executive director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign offered a caution in the Q&A period. "There’s […]

Transit Oriented Development in the New York Metropolitan Region

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Forum panelists will discuss Transit Oriented Development (TOD) – what it is, specific initiatives in progress or completed, and the benefits and obstacles to its implementation. Featuring Panelists: Eric Alexander, Vision Long IslandVivian Baker, NJ TransitJoseph Chan, MTARandall Fleischer, MTA Metro-North RailroadLarry Gould, MTA NYC TransitRobert Lane, Regional Plan AssociationElisa Picca, MTA Long Island Rail […]
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How Would You Define Transit-Oriented Development?

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It’s a welcome sign of progress that developers are beginning to shift towards building more walkable, mixed-use projects. Of course, now that more builders recognize the value of transit-oriented development, the term is vulnerable to exploitation. Tools like Walk Score and Abogo can help consumers find walkable places to live with good transit options, but […]
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It’s OK to Build Transit-Oriented Development Before Transit

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Which should come first: transit or transit-oriented development? Streetsblog San Francisco reported Monday that residents of Mountain View, California, are trying to figure out how to accommodate thousands of tech employees without overwhelming local transportation infrastructure. One-fourth of all workers in Mountain View travel to and from an office district that houses Google, LinkedIn, and […]

This Week: Candidates Forum on Transit in Upper Manhattan

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As the calendar turns to September, it can only mean one thing: meeting season is back. This week, there are three meetings on the calendar, discussing everything from transit to delivery cyclists. Here are the details… Wednesday: Manhattan Community Board 8’s Transportation Committee will meet to hear an update on streetscape improvements along 86th Street, to […]