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Coronavirus Crisis Threatens Push for Denser Housing

Transit-oriented developments were seen as a solution to severe housing shortages, but experts say developers need to rethink the design for a post-pandemic world. . . . Read More

Highrises are coming to an LRT station near you

The city wants people to be near public transit, but do Ottawans really want to live in the sky? . . . Read More

Cincinnatti Union Terminal, Cincinnatti, OH

 

During the Covid-19 quarantine, we are featuring beautiful and architecturally interesting transit stations. Passenger trains pull in just a few times a week to this 1930s-era terminal that now serves primarily as home to three museums, a theater, and a historical library.

This Art Deco temple to transportation features a dark green terrazzo fountain, delicate bas-relief carvings, and a massive clock that glows with neon light at night.  Historic restoration at Union Terminal was completed in 2018.

UMass Team Wins Planning Competition for Springfield Project

MassINC’s Gateway Cities Innovation Institute announced the 2020 Transformative Transit-Oriented Development (TTOD) Planning and Design Competition’s winning team, comprised of graduate landscape architecture students at UMass Amherst. . . . Read More

TOD Success Stories

While we adhere to stay at home and social distancing advisories, here are three TOD success stories. . . .Read More

Sunset Station, San Antonio, TX

During the Covid-19 quarantine, we are featuring beautiful and architecturally interesting transit stations.   Amtrak previously used the historic Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) Station, also known as Sunset Station. It was designed by SP’s architect Daniel J. Patterson in the Spanish Mission Revival style, and built in 1902. The train station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. 

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