Posts Tagged ‘Transit Oriented Development’

Single Most Transformative Investment? The Commuter Rail Tunnel, Now Turning 30

Single Most Transformative Investment? The Commuter Rail Tunnel, Now Turning 30

November 7, 2014  |  History

30 years ago Monday the first trains rolled through Philadelphia's $300+ million commuter rail tunnel. It was a visionary, risky, and necessary project, says Harry K. He brings us the full story of its construction, still paying off dividends today > more

TOD Is Here; Now Let's Make It Really Work For Us

TOD Is Here; Now Let’s Make It Really Work For Us

October 16, 2012  |  Urbanism

Transit oriented development is going to shape the way the city plans its future. New contributor Greg Meckstroth looks at Philly's TOD scheme in comparison to Chicago and Washington, DC with some lessons to be learned > more