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Building Better Communities with Transit

Dec 7, 2018

This month on the Building Better Communities with Transit podcast we talk with Interim CEO of the Cleveland RTA Dr. Floun'say Caver and former CEO Joe Calabrese about the Euclid Avenue bus rapid transit line on its 10th anniversary. The line which connects two major regional employment centers was the product of input...


Nov 6, 2018

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we chat with Professor Deborah Salon of Arizona State about location value capture. Deborah talks about the difference between location and land value capture and we go over the main points of a research study on the subject she wrote with several colleagues. We...


Oct 3, 2018

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we're joined by Eric Singer and Andrej Micovic, Associates at Bilzin Sumberg in Miami. We chat about the creation of the Rapid Transit Zone (RTZ) ordinance in the 1970s and the updates that have been undertaken to consolidate permitting authority for projects near...


Sep 5, 2018

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we're joined by Bill Sirois, Senior Manager, Transit Oriented Communities with RTD in Denver. Bill chats about the success of the transit agency's TOD program, the construction of over 38,000 housing units near transit since 2005, and how they are looking to focus...


Jul 6, 2018

This month on Building Better Communities with Transit we're chatting with Susan Henderson of PlaceMakers about the use and benefits of form-based codes. We talk about the focus of these codes, how they are used to support transit in corridors, and how codes can affect the streets around them. Susan also discusses why...