Sarah Jo Peterson is the senior research associate for the ULI/Curtis Regional Infrastructure Project, which is working with ULI Minnesota and other district councils at the intersection of land use and infrastructure. More information on the Curtis Project and other ULI infrastructure initiatives is available at www.uli.org/infrastructure.
Private companies are going the last mile to ensure that their facilities are well served by transit. And they see it as a way to maintain their competitive edge.
Despite setbacks, leaders in the Tampa Bay area continue to push for regional transit in the name of economic competitiveness.
Achieving TOD 3.0—the latest iteration of transit-oriented development—means thinking at the level of a transit-oriented district, not just individual developments, said one ULI Fall Meeting panelist.
Recognizing the importance of a stable and healthy King County Metro, a coalition of business, environmental, and transit advocates in Washington state helps save the transit system from drastic cuts.
The current extension of the federal transportation authorization expires on September 30—meaning that the House Republicans and the Senate have limited time to bridge the gaps in their positions.