Young Professionals in Transportation: TOD, Transit Oriented Drinks

YPT-LA is excited to kick off a new series of events combining two of our favorite activities! Transit-Oriented Drinks will gather at a great bar within spitting distance of a Metro station. Have a suggestion for our next TOD event? Let us know in the comments!

33 Taps is located at the corner of Hollywood and Vine, across the street from the Hollywood/Vine station entrance.

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Tragic Turn at the Hollywood and Vine T.O.D.

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Photo: Stephen Box If Hollywood were to make a movie entitled "Hollywood & Vine – Transit Oriented Development" they’d have to hire professionals to manage the streets, control the traffic, move the trucks and make sure the entire environment was safe. There would be a 1st Assistant Director on set, legally responsible for the safety […]

Mayor Breaks Ground on Westlake/MacArthur Park Development…But Is It TOD?

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The good news is that there are 90 affordable housing units putting it miles ahead of the W and there are plans for retail on the ground level. A level of skepticism should be involved on the promises of on-street development can be excused because some of the developers are the same ones that were involved with the Hollywood and Western TOD, which currently has a fifty percent vacancy rate a full five years after the development opened.

TAD or TOD? A Look at the W at Hollywood and Vine

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Nice car advertisement at the billboard. Photo: Erik Oginski/Flickr One of my favorite transportation rhetorical devices has always been the relationship between Transit Oriented Development, or TOD, and its evil brother, Transit Adjacent Development, TAD.  TAD breaks all the rules that make TOD work, but because they can look similar they often get confused.  Unfortunately, […]