Tag Archive: transit oriented development

DPNA convenes “Complete Streets Forum” in response to cyclist’s death

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Complete Streets Advocacy Group is Formed An Action Plan for improving the safety and livability of our streets. On MONDAY, July 1st, the DPNA hosted a coalition of Pasadena organizations to discuss “Complete… Continue reading

Economic Vitality IS Quality of Life

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Jobs (Economic Vitality) and Transportation (Walkability) are Big Issues at Candidate Forum The March 5th primary election is fast approaching that will likely decide who will represent District 3 on Pasadena’s City Council.… Continue reading

District 3 Candidate Forum

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Benson, Kennedy, & Trone vie to represent Downtown & Northwest Pasadena March 5th primary election may determine Councilman for District 3 If no candidate receives a majority, then the top two candidates will… Continue reading

Pasadena’s Best Opportunities: South Fair Oaks and Downtown Infill

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A Vision for Pasadena Pasadena’s General Plan sets goals for our city, and will guide the construction of new buildings (Land Use) and how we move around the city (Mobility) over the next… Continue reading

Stefanos Polyzoides on “Form-Based Codes”

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June 14th: Noted Architect & Urbanist to discuss ideas for a Livable Pasadena How do you envision the future of Downtown Pasadena? Thoughtful development that preserves and protects our historic, architectural, and cultural… Continue reading

New Parks and the Misuse of Residential Impact Fees

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A Response to Redistricting: Council called on to demonstrate the support they offered during the redistricting process by acting to create Downtown parks, implement pedestrian & bike infrastructure. Video: Council should Lead towards… Continue reading

Climate Change and Pasadena’s General Plan: What Would It Take? The Carbon Neutral City

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California and Pasadena are committed to “green” environmental policies. But a lot of the beneficial changes we’ve enacted––the bag ban, 10% renewable energy, green building codes, etc.––are a drop in the bucket compared… Continue reading

New York Times calls Pasadena a “Transforming Suburb”

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Demographic Trends Make Walkable Urban Neighborhoods More Desirable Pasadena real estate will continue to hold value if the city continues support for higher-density mixed-use developments with good transit and pedestrian connections. A recent… Continue reading

Video: Transit Oriented Development (Applied to Pasadena)

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A great video (only 3 minutes long) describing how transit oriented developments have positively affected cities across the country, including Jersey City, NJ. How can we apply the fundamental principles here to Downtown… Continue reading

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