Transit Strategies Supporting TODs Panel and Webcast

From TransForm:

Join TransForm’s Ann Cheng for this FREE event discussing ways to support transit-oriented development – including TransForm’s GreenTRIP program.

This forum will highlight techniques to support the transit ridership objectives of transit oriented development (TOD) in affordable and mixed-income developments.  Examples and tips from experience with transit passes, marketing, and a certification program will be discussed by:

Moderator: Linda Wheaton, AICP, Ass’t. Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, State of CA Department of Housing & Community Development

Panelists:

  • Ann Cheng, GreenTRIP Program Director, TransForm.
  • Cleo Goodwin, Sr. Marketing Representative, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)- EasyPass Program
  • Dan Falcon, Sr. Vice President, West Coast Operations, McCormack Baron Salazar

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Switzer Foundation Webinar “Great Access: Deep Affordability”

|
From TransForm: Maximizing Affordable TOD Production, Minimizing Transportation Costs Link for more information: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/904921542 Location: Online at, https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/904921542, CA Walkable, transit-oriented communities are seen as an antidote to unfettered sprawl.  But outdated city codes vastly overestimate how much people drive and require excessive parking in these transit areas, especially for low-income families and seniors.  This leads to oversize parking […]

LISC Webcast Event: Introducing GreenTRIP

|
From TransForm: Building Certification for Truly Transit-Oriented, Green Development Link for more information: http://www.lisc.org/content/calendar/detail/19647/ Location: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/schedule/display.do?udc=1xuz644othk7, Oakland, CA Transportation is increasingly being recognized amongst community development practitioners as a key component of building communities that are socially equitable and environmentally sustainable. Green building certification systems – such as LEED and the Living Building Challenge- are […]

GreenTRIP Session at California American Planning Association Annual Conference

|
From TransForm: Moving Forward: A Tool for Estimating VMT Reduction Link for more information: http://www.calapa.org/2011-conference/ Location: Fess Parker’s Doubletree 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA In recent years the planning profession has witnessed an extraordinary shift in environmental goals and land use priorities across all levels of government. Coupled with changes in regulatory requirements, […]

TransForm: New Paths to Housing and Transportation Affordability

|
From TransForm: The Community Development Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco invites you to a policy briefing and engaging discussion on promoting housing and transportation affordability. Panelists will illustrate challenges in developing affordable transit-oriented housing developments including requirements for excessive parking, community opposition and financing hurdles.  They will then explore solutions that […]

TransForm: TransForum: All About GreenTRIP

|
"How can we get developments built with less parking and more walkability? Learn how on April 20, when we’ll talk about these issues and ‘GreenTRIP’, TransForm’s new certification program. For too long, outdated parking codes, traffic policies, zoning, and misconceptions have held back the kind of development that improves communities and enhances mobility for everyone.  […]

Healthier Communities Through Smarter Parking Policies (Webinar)

|
From TransForm: Be a part of improving health and transportation in the Bay Area by joining this monthly webinar series.  The Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative is a joint effort of TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. On October 16, we’ll hear from Ann Cheng of TransForm, who will introduce GreenTRIP, […]