Tag Archives: Development

TOD Corridor Course – Sequencing for Implementation

​The Transit- oriented development (TOD) Corridor Course webinar series presents the concept of TOD and the different tools, concepts, and strategies used to apply TOD at the corridor level. Developed in partnership with the World Bank, this eight module course identifies TOD as a strategy for cities to become more sustainable, competitive, and socially inclusive. Learn more and register... Read more

Pittsburgh Urban Farm Aims to Combine Housing and Healthy Eating

​ The Hilltop Alliance, a nonprofit community advocacy group that works in 11 south Pittsburgh neighborhoods, began the long and arduous process of reinventing the now-vacant St. Clair Village site. Their vision: a 23-acre urban farm and a new affordable housing development. Read more... Read more

Oakland Launches Downtown Plan 2.0

Last year, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland, Michigan announced that her administration would add 17,000 units of affordable and market-rate housing by 2024, and protect another existing 17,000 affordable homes. At the time, she said protecting residents from displacement was her administration’s highest priority, which has not been without bumps. Read more... Read more

Detroit in 2067: Where do we go from here?

​​Trying to predict the state of Detroit 50 years from now is an idealistic pursuit to be sure, but keen observers from different fields of study contend the framework for the Motor City’s future is being installed now. Several futurists and urban planners envision Detroit making better use of open space, embracing its own recipe for mobility and building on a foundation being laid now by private and public entities. Read more... Read more
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