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Building Better Communities with Transit

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...


Jun 8, 2018

This month on the Building Better Communities with Transit Podcast we talk with Stan Wall of HR&A Advisors. We talk about his previous work as the Director of Real Estate and Station Planning for WMATA in Washington DC such as how planning, funding and redevelopment at the NoMa transit station happened. Stan also talks...


Feb 9, 2018

Our host Jeff Wood talks with George Karayannis, vice president of CityNow, the smart city arm of Panasonic Corporation. George talks about smart cities, how to think beyond shiny new technology, and what it means for cities thinking about the future.

Jeff and George also discuss what CityNow is working on at...


Jan 31, 2018

For this first episode of Building Better Communities with Transit, Jeff Wood speaks with Breen Masciotra, transit-oriented development manager for the Port Authority of Allegheny County, PA, and Karina Ricks, director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure for the City of Pittsburgh. We discuss the challenges...