Category Archives: Transit

New Report Asserts Transit-Oriented Development Provides Fiscal Benefits for Local Governments

Posted on January 10, 2017 by ULI Washington | ULI Washington in conjunction with ULI Baltimore and the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. Transit-Oriented Development Product Council today released a new report, Fiscal Impacts of Transit-Oriented Development Projects. The study of nearly 10,000 TOD and nonTOD apartment units within the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. metropolitan region concluded that transit-oriented development (TOD) is a responsible fiscal choice for local governments and can save them money. A deeper fiscal impact analysis of four selected TODs found that these developments generated between S1.13 and $2.20 in tax and non-tax … Read More

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TOD Product Council 2016 Fall Meeting

November 2, 2016- The joint TOD Product Council met at the Silverline Center in Tysons, Virginia.  The Council is composed of members from ULI Washington and ULI Baltimore and the twice yearly meetings rotate between locations in the DC and Baltimore regions. The Council meeting focused on both the public and private sector actions required to plan and implement the new development in Tysons.  There are four Metro stations on the Silver Line within the Tysons area.  A new city is being built around these stations, and plans and infrastructure … Read More

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PRESTO – Plan for Regional Sustainability Tomorrow

On Friday, April 8th, the ULI Baltimore regionalism committee hosted their second workshop on PRESTO – Plan for Regional Sustainability Tomorrow, a project of the National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) at the University of Maryland. PRESTO is a multiyear effort to develop, disseminate, and promote the implementation of a sustainable development strategy for the Baltimore-Washington region. Well known examples of similar efforts include privately financed and promoted plans such as the Burnham plan for Chicago, the Wallace-McHarg plan for the Valleys, and the series of plans for greater metropolitan … Read More

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