User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Transit-Oriented Development
Last updated: Oct 19 2019 21:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Downtown parking paradox: Denver wants fewer new spots, but they just keep coming 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has tried to discourage the construction of downtown parking decks, but they just keep coming. Should developers be afraid of "peak parking?"
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Letters to the Editor: How transit-friendly development is destroying affordable housing in L.A. 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Existing homes are being torn down and replaced mostly by high-end apartments and condos. Understandably, some NIMBYs are upset by that.

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Editorial: L.A. has a program to build affordable housing near transit. Of course, NIMBYs want to shut it down 9.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A program approved by voters in 2016 makes it easier to build denser housing near rail and major bus stops if the projects include affordable housing.

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4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum 22.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum
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Electric busmaker Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks 7.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The automotive and energy storage company is looking to move its electrifying technology to new buyers.
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Electric bus giant Proterra gears up for new market: commercial trucks 7.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The automotive and energy storage company is looking to move its electrifying technology to new buyers.
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Does anyone really believe luxury tower residents will take transit? 4.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation says new luxury towers on the Amoeba Music site in Hollywood will accelerate gentrification and ruin existing neighborhoods.

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East Colfax bus-rapid transit could be nearly a decade away as Denver scrapes for money 2.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver had hoped to start building bus-rapid transit on East Colfax within a few years but it now expects the project will take five to eight years, city officials said Thursday -- and it hasn't said when that process will start.
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“There’s speculators buying up houses:” Denver’s East Colfax braces for transit, density and displacement 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver plans to spend at least $150 million to run bus rapid transit down Colfax, a project that could transform the stretch during the 2020s. Meanwhile, the city is buying local properties and shutting down “nuisance” businesses, and local authorities could soon declare an urban renewal area, creating a magnet for developer investment.
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10 questions for Cummins' head of electrification 16.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The Indiana diesel enginemaker is looking towards electrifying as part of its vision for the future — and business strategy.
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Initial Peña Boulevard rebuild faces skepticism in Denver as plans detail $300 million in future widening 10.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The new members of the Denver City Council will start their first meeting with a juicy question: Does Peña Boulevard need $93.5 million of work near Denver International Airport?
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RTD at 50: The freeway fight that paved the way for transit in metro Denver 29.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A battle over a proposed highway through east Denver's historic neighborhoods starting in 1965 set the stage for the creation of the Regional Transportation District four years later, introducing regional transit service to a metro area that had become largely car-dependent. RTD celebrates its 50th birthday Monday.
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Stanford offers to spend $4.7 billion on housing and transit relief in the Bay Area 25.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Stanford University is offering to spend $4.7 billion to relieve pressures on housing and transit that are plaguing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The offer would be part of an agreement with Santa Clara County to support the school’s application for a long-term land use permit, according...

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As polar ice cap recedes, the U.S. Navy looks north 12.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Pentagon has long acknowledged climate change has broad implications for national security. That is especially clear in the Arctic, where melting ice is opening new shipping lanes.
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From Jobs to Education, Inequality in Mexico City Is About Access 7.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
In Mexico City, someone living in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods has 28 times better access to jobs in a 30-minute trip by public transit and walking than someone living in the poorest areas. Twenty-eight times. And this says nothing ...
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Denver mayoral race: Jamie Giellis and Michael Hancock on the issues 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis have broad similarities in their visions for Denver, but their platforms promise different approaches to the city's biggest issues.
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In African Cities, Mapping Paratransit Makes for Smarter Mobility 27.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Hand-drawn in black marker and spanning an entire wall of Addis Ababa’s Anbessa company headquarters is a map depicting stops, timetables and fares for the city’s 73-year-old public bus system. Peeling icons and stickers tell a history of corrections and ...
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A little-noticed zoning twist is set to spark a home-building boom in L.A. 26.5.2019 LA Times: Business

On a recent spring day, bulldozers leveled the low-slung Holiday Auto Plaza in Palms, home to several repair shops. Just another unremarkable commercial building being swept away — except for the intriguing turn that its replacement might mark for L.A.’s housing crisis.

The Venice Boulevard site...

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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 23.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip ...
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 22.5.2019 WRI Stories
People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintAerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Flickr/UN Photo Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip usually costs $0.90 roundtrip, about 20% of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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