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Transit Oriented Development Will Transform Cities: Report

Andrew Heaton | Sourceable High density mixed use projects that are adjacent to or integrated with public transport hubs represent a significant growth area that will help transform and revitalise cities both around the world and in Australia, according to... Continue Reading →

Mesa jumpstarting downtown development in advance of light rail completion

Eric Jay Toll | Phoenix Business Journal Mesa is taking the lead to spur downtown development in advance of this summer’s light rail completion to Mesa Drive. Mayor John Giles announced the city is offering a parcel on the southwest corner of... Continue Reading →

Transit-oriented development provides spark to transform Dorchester

Casey Ross | The Boston Globe The streets around Dorchester’s MBTA stations are on the cusp of transformation. Adjacent to the JFK/UMass Red Line station, more than 275 apartments are under construction, and another 184-unit building is planned on nearby... Continue Reading →

California climbs to 8th most bike-friendly state

MacGregor Eddy | The Californian California is now the eighth-most bike friendly state in the nation, according to the annual list compiled by the League of American Bicyclists. Two years ago, in 2013 the Golden State ranked 19th. Ratings were... Continue Reading →

Why transit is good for business

Luz Lazo | The Washington Post When it comes to business, the areas around Dulles International and Reagan National airports couldn’t  differ more, a hospitality executive told business and government leaders recently. Hotel rooms are booked fast in Crystal City near the robust... Continue Reading →

Top players predict commercial real estate picture to stay strong

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News More construction cranes will be sprouting on America’s skylines. The commercial real estate sector is forecasting one of the longest periods of expansion on record. Top players predict that investment and returns in... Continue Reading →

More housing provides sustainable opportunities

Janet Borgens | SF Examiner It is often said that all politics is local. And nowadays, local politics is more local than ever. Take The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors’ recent study session on affordable housing. As residents described... Continue Reading →

RTA facing challenges as it grows ridership alongside communities

Douglas Guth | Fresh Water Cleveland Cathy Poilpré may be the quintessential transit rider. She lives in Lakewood near the recently upgraded 55 bus route that whisks her to her job as director of marketing and communications at Cleveland Public... Continue Reading →

New Bill Allows for Creation of Transit-Focused TIF Districts

Staff | Chicago Curbed Amidst the ongoing conversation about tax increment financing (TIF) and recent pushes for transit-oriented development in Chicago comes welcome news from the Illinois Senate, Streetsblog Chicago reports. Last week the Illinois Senate passed a new bill, SB0277, which will allow Chicago City... Continue Reading →

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