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Wheaton redevelopment is in direct competition for funding with the Bethesda station south entrance. Both projects are priorities in the county’s Capital Improvement Plan. (Patch) Twitter
That M Square “TOD” project in College Park? It might be near transit, but it’s not so transit-oriented, basically towers surrounded by parking. (RTCP) Twitter
Haitian New Urbanism
Planners want to use Port-au-Prince as a proving ground for New Urbanism in a developing country, rebuilding a thriving downtown and writing the city’s first zoning code. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter
Yet another streetcar study
Oakland, California, wants a streetcar and will produce its third study in 10 years on the idea. The city hopes a streetcar will prove to be an economic engine first and transportation system second. (East Bay Express) Twitter