As TOD gains momentum, accommodating people who want to live, work, and play near transit, “Complete Streets” has emerged to bolster TOD.
In February 2011, StreetFilms launched its new video series “Moving Beyond the Automobile” with a 3-minute look at TOD efforts in Hudson County.
The APA recently released a Planning Advisory Service report on complete streets titled Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices.
The authors provide an overview of complete streets, of what a complete streets policy should address, and the effects of its implementation.
In 2009-2010 Denver Regional Council of Governments surveyed residents, employees, and businesses located near 35 rail-transit stations in the region.
In 2010, the City of Linden was designated the 23rd Transit Village by the state-wide program administered by the NJ Department of Transportation.
Located a mere 22 minutes from Camden via the RiverLINE, Riverside plans to expand its TOD efforts as New Jersey’s economic fortunes improve.
A former industrial city, Garwood is trying to outgrow that past by redeveloping old industrial sites near its NJ Transit station and bus service.
On Manhattan’s West Side sits what is arguably the last large area suitable for development in the borough – the 26 acre West Side Yard.
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign has awarded grants to eight municipalities within New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut for TOD projects.