Now Online: ACCESS #42 Spring 2013
Introduction: Getting on Board with Public Transit
by John A. Mathews
Equity as a Factor in Surface Transportation Politics
by Alan Altshuler
Parking without Paying
by Michael Manville and Jonathan Williams
Is a Half-Mile Circle the Right Standard for TODs?
by Erick Guerra and Robert Cervero
Opportunities and Challenges for TODs in Southern California
by Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris
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UCTC Research in the News:
A recent study of Downtown housing options shows that--surprise, surprise--it's cheaper to provide housing if you don't have to also provide on-site parking for every unit. And because it's cheaper to build, developers are more likely to provide more, less expensive housing. The [UCTC] study comes from Michael Manville at UCLA, who looked at housing units built under LA's Adaptive Reuse Ordinance, which allows developers to adapt old commercial buildings for residential uses.
Two UC Berkeley transportation doctoral students, André Carrel and Rebecca Sanders, have received two of 20 awards given out nationally this year by the Washington-based Eno Center for Transportation. The two will take part in the 21st annual Eno Leadership Development Conference in Washington, D.C., June 2-6 where they will meet with top government officials, members of Congress and their staffs in order to better understand how the country’s transportation polices are shaped, adopted and applied.—ITS Berkeley News
"The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) is proud to announce the Transportation Award winners for 4 categories including Project of the Year, Person of the Year, Elected Official of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Organization of the Year and the top finalists in 14 other categories.
"The winners of those categories will be announced at the 24th Annual Transportation Awards Luncheon on May 23rd in Sacramento.
"Organization of the Year – Access Magazine, University of California Transportation Center." —from the CTF press release