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DVRPC Plans for Philadelphia TOD

North Wales Station

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 Launches Smart Growth Agenda

Vison LI

Vision Long Island has unveiled a 10-point “Smart Growth Agenda” that discusses housing affordability, sustainable development, and mixed-use.

The New York Metropolitan Region Urged to Focus on TOD

In November 2006, the NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management hosted a public forum on TOD in the New York metropolitan region.

Connecticut Companies Implement Employee Parking Reforms

Aetna, the health insurance company, is changing its parking policies in an effort to induce more of its downtown Hartford employees to ride transit.

Governor Rell Wants Connecticut to Pursue TOD

Governor M. Jodi Rell

Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell recently took steps to promote “responsible” growth and transit-oriented development.

Pennsylvania Legislation Fosters TOD

TOD projects in municipalities outside Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are benefiting from Pennsylvania’s Transit Revitalization Investment District Act.

A “New Town” TOD in Connecticut: The Gilbert & Bennett Wire Mill Redevelopment Project

Georgetown

A Connecticut wire mill that went bankrupt after 180 years of operation has found new life thanks to Smart Growth and TOD.

PenTrans: Advocates for TOD in Pennsylvania

PATCO map

A number of organizations in Pennsylvania have become involved in the support and application of TOD throughout the Keystone State, such as PenTrans.

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