New York’s Commission on Sustainability and the MTA have released interim recommendations to promote environmental sustainability through transit.
Regional TOD News
Governor Eliot Spitzer has created a New York Smart Growth Cabinet to determine how best to discourage sprawl and promote smart land use practices.
The city of Beacon, located 60 miles north of New York City, continues with efforts to develop near its newly modernized rail station.
Beacon, located 60 miles north of New York City, is becoming a model for transit-oriented brownfields redevelopment.
Recent SEPTA station-area plans have been developed for regional rail stations in the Philadelphia suburbs and the in the city of Philadelphia.
Vision Long Island has unveiled a 10-point “Smart Growth Agenda” that discusses housing affordability, sustainable development, and mixed-use.
In November 2006, the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management hosted a public forum on TOD in the New York metropolitan region.
Aetna, the health insurance company, is changing its parking policies in an effort to induce more of its downtown Hartford employees to ride transit.
Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell recently took steps to promote “responsible” growth and transit-oriented development.
TOD projects in municipalities outside Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are benefiting from Pennsylvania’s Transit Revitalization Investment District Act.