Reconnecting America has introduced a video section on their MITOD Action Guide website. The new section will feature video interviews of experts in the housing, transportation and community development fields. The videos will be linked to the various strategies andtools listed throughout the MITOD Action Guide. The videos will offer additional insight on tools and strategies used to create affordable housing near transit from people who work with these issues daily.
Reconnecting America today welcomed Chris Yake to its Washington, DC, staff. As project director, Yake will lead Reconnecting America's place-based work on the East Coast, working with diverse stakeholders in cities and regions to support transit-oriented development (TOD) planning and implementation. He will also lend his expertise to guide quantitative and qualitative research projects, managing multi-disciplinary teams working on subjects related to transit-oriented development, transit performance, urban form and travel behavior.