If the people running these localities don't embrace new people, there's good reason to believe that low suburban ridership will stay low, because the people running these localities don't seem to want new people moving in.
Now that new transit projects are coming to Atlanta, advocates want to ensure the people who supported the investment will be able to benefit from it. The Partnership for Southern Equity is leading a campaign to reserve 5 percent of the money from a recent ballot measure - about $120 million - for a fund to subsidize housing near transit.
L.A. City Planning Dept has released new proposed guidelines to incentivize transit-oriented development. The incentives are mandated by Measure JJJ, which voters approved last November.
In response to the Hopkins-ordered bike sting and other ward transportation and planning issues, local urban planner and mother Lindsay Bayley sent an open letter to the alderman this week.