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Building Better Communities with Transit

May 10, 2019

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we’re joined by Maritza Pechin, a planner with AECOM who works with city staff in Richmond on long-range planning. On the podcast, Maritza talks about the Pulse and the broader bus network redesign that was rolled out at the same time. In a wide...


Apr 3, 2019

On the Building Better Communities with transit podcast this month, Kendra expands on her work with the MPC and Elevated Chicago to bring equitable TOD to rail and bus corridors around the region. She also talks about the original impact of the city's TOD ordinance and how the city can support entrepreneurs with...


Mar 7, 2019

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we chat with Colin Parent, Executive Director of Circulate San Diego, an advocacy organization that promotes public and active transportation in tandem with sustainable growth. As Colin notes, much of the renewed interest and support for transit and transit-oriented...


Feb 7, 2019

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit, we chat with Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender to learn more. Lisa, a planner by profession and now a two-term city councilor, chats about public participation in the planning process locally and the discussions that led to the passing of the city's...


Jan 10, 2019

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we are joined by Sean Northup, Deputy Director of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization. Sean chats about the Red Line bus rapid transit and how it connects some of the densest parts of the region. He also discusses the process for passing a tax...