transit-oriented development

April 14, 2015

Untapped Resources: NPH’s Latest Research Publication

“Untapped Resources, Potential Bay Area Sites for Affordable Transit-Oriented Development”, NPH’s latest research publication, identifies former redevelopment properties as potential resources for the development of affordable transit-oriented development (TOD).  NPH and our partner Seifel Consulting Inc. developed this report by considering a variety of development factors, including property size, land use designation, area planning goals and zoning. Given the broad range of sites identified, the best evaluation tool was determined to be a set of maps that display property sizes and…
May 12, 2015

11th & Jackson Groundbreaking

Hosted by EBALDC and Oakland Housing Authority East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation has partnered with Oakland Housing Authority to build a new construction 71-unit affordable apartment building, with nearly 4,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space.  Located at the intersection of 11th and Jackson Streets in Oakland, the new development lies at the edge of the historic Oakland Chinatown neighbourhood, just a few blocks from Lake Merritt. The site is located within a rapidly gentrifying neighbourhood.  The surrounding…
May 12, 2015

11th & Jackson Groundbreaking

Hosted by EBALDC and Oakland Housing Authority East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation has partnered with Oakland Housing Authority to build a new construction 71-unit affordable apartment building, with nearly 4,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space.  Located at the intersection of 11th and Jackson Streets in Oakland, the new development lies at the edge of the historic Oakland Chinatown neighbourhood, just a few blocks from Lake Merritt. The site is located within a rapidly gentrifying neighbourhood.  The surrounding…
June 23, 2015

Housing + Transit

WHAT DO TRANSIT AGENCIES NEED, WHAT CAN THEY DO, FOR EQUITABLE TOD? By Linda Wheaton, HCD NPH’s June Brown Bag Workshop, presented by Linda Wheaton from HCD, Heather Hood of Enterprise, Abby Thorne-Lyman of BART, and Nathan Landau of AC Transit highlighted that ridership and revenue are top transit agency priorities. Affordable housing is a studied means to increase ridership. Examples of stakeholder-identified needs prioritize the customer experience with service integration, bus rapid transit, pedestrian & bicycle access improvements, transit-oriented development (TOD) and passenger information systems. Panelists noted the Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts program includes provisions in both the land use and…