Sierra Club Minnesota: TOD & LVT (Transit Oriented Development & Land Value Tax) for Sustainability

Date and Time:
Tue, Nov 15, 2022; 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM  (Local Time)

Organized By: North Star Chapter

Location: Virtual


Event Organizers:
Joshua Houdek
(612) 259-2447

Join special guest Michael Krantz, Acting Program Manager of Transit Oriented Development at Metro Transit. Michael will present on his Land Value Tax study, and how sustainable housing intersects climate, transportation, and equity. 

You’ll also learn about a bill to authorize the creation of land-value taxation districts that will be reintroduced by State Representative Steve Elkins.  Elected officials have been invited. 
Land Value Tax and Transit Oriented Development
Photo: Metro Transit

This event supports Sierra Club’s national urban infill policy. Co-hosted by Common Ground USA Minnesota Chapter, Sustain St. Paul,  Neighbors for More Neighbors, and Move Minnesota.

How will you be affected by New York’s new congestion pricing scheme?

Date: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Time: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM ET


IN-PERSON: 149 East 38th St., New York, NY 10016



Note: Access information for Zoom will be made available after registration.

How will you be affected by New York’s new congestion pricing scheme? Join our November 9th interactive panel.

The congestion pricing policy is now in the fast lane. Although not expected to go into effect before late 2023, many are already questioning the wisdom behind it.  Others are touting its potential for ushering in a new era of urban sustainability.

Join us for a lively discussion of the challenges facing the first experiment of its kind in the U.S.

Our panelists:

  • Denise Favorule, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Corcoran Group
  • Dan Sullivan, Director, Saving Communities
  • Dr. Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan, Professor of Economics, St. John’s University
  • Dr. Marty Rowland, Environmental Engineer, NYC Department of Parks

The panel presentations will be followed by a community Q&A.