Category Archives: TOD

America In 2013, New ULI Report on Where and How Americans Want to Live

ULI PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO (May 15, 2013) — A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) underscores the influence that growing demographic groups in the U.S. – in particular Generation Y, African Americans, and Latinos – will have on reshaping urban growth patterns by spurring more development of compact, mixed-use communities with reliable, convenient transit service. America in 2013, released during ULI’s Spring Meeting this week in San Diego, is based on a nationwide survey of 1,202 adults conducted between January 16 and February 3, 2013. It includes … Read More

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CTA Releases RFI for Development Opportunities at Wilson Station Following ULI Panel

In April 2012, ULI conducted a Governors Advisory Services Panel on the CTA Wilson Red Line Station focusing on several physical, institutional, and organization improvements that could help the CTA and the city move forward with a redevelopment strategy.  The CTA was seeking to understand the market potential for development opportunities on CTA-owned land that would be compatible with the planned improvements to the transit infrastructure specifically at Wilson Station. Among other strategies, the panel recommended redevelopment of key parcels near the station.  Last week, the CTA released a Request … Read More

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ULI Releases Governors Advisory Panel Report For the Redevelopment of Chicago’s Iconic Wilson Station

ULI PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (January 10, 2013) – The Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Wilson Station in Uptown Chicago has tremendous potential for attracting developers and business investors, according to widely renowned land use experts from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). This week, ULI released the written report of the ULI Governors Advisory Panel it conducted in 2012. The report outlines a series of both physical improvements and programmatic suggestions to help CTA work through the myriad of development and neighborhood issues facing the Wilson Station area. The panel laid out … Read More

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ULI Chicago Partners with Regional Transportation Authority to Support TOD

ULI Chicago has partnered with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to facilitate discussions between individual communities and development experts to shed light on the future of transit-oriented-developments (TODs) and how this relates to the changing market and economy. In 2011, the RTA launched a new program, entitled Setting Ideas in Motion: TOD Implementation Technical Assistance Program targeted to communities that have completed a TOD planning study through the RTA and have illustrated a need for technical assistance and support with implementation. In partnership with ULI Chicago, a small panel of ULI experts … Read More

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