Upcoming TOD Events
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will host a webinar on brownfield redevelopment and contaminated site cleanup grants available in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Taking place on Feb. 27, the webinar will provide an overview of the $8 million available in public grant funds in 2018 and how to apply.
> Information on the Webinar is available here
Rail~Volution is calling speakers interesting in participating in the 2018 Conference in Pittsburgh. The call goes out on Feb. 15 and closes March 22. Rail~Volution is an annual gathering focusing on building livable communities with transit and draws leaders from the public transportation, transit oriented development, placemaking and community development fields. The 2018 Conference is Oct. 21-24 in Pittsburgh.
> Information on Rail~Volution 2018 is available here
The Sensible Land Use Coalition (SLUC) holds regular meetings on topics relevant to real estate development in the Twin Cities region. On March 21, SLUC will host a panel discussion on the relevancy of planned unit developments (PUD).
> Information on upcoming SLUC events is available here
"Building 21st Century Suburbs," the summer 2017 forum, was a panel discussion on development trends in suburban communities surrounding the Twin Cities. The forum featured a panel of six experts from the public and private sector. Topics discussed included the ongoing trend of bringing walkable and transit oriented development to the suburbs, the challenge of meeting parking needs while maintaining walkability, and the role that autonomous vehicles might have on the future of suburban development.
> View Building 21st Century Suburbs, a guide to the benefits of pursuing walkable and transit oriented development in the suburbs.
Other Past Forums
> Reimagining the Winter City
> Creating a Parking District – Towerside Innovation District Parking Framework
> Rapid Bus and Opportunities for Employers and Employees along the A Line
> Equitable TOD – A Midtown Exchange Case Study
> Publicly-owned Parcels – Launching a New Regional GIS Database
> Establishing and Advancing Regional TOD Priorities