The construction of a new rail station and the demolition of a General Motors distribution center will lead to a mixed-use TOD in Westwood, MA.
Long viewed as the epitome of auto-centric suburban sprawl, Los Angeles is making a concerted effort to nurture TOD.
Austin, TX and nearby Leander have approved construction of a new commuter rail link and have launched comprehensive plans for TOD.
This issue of Transit-Friendly Development highlights several examples in which consensus building played a major role in successful TOD initiatives.
It is vital to understand the needs and desires of those affected by the changes TOD brings, in order to build consensus among all involved parties.