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Promoting Opportunity through Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD): Navigating Federal Transportation Policy

Promoting Opportunity through Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD): Navigating Federal Transportation Policy

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This report provides stakeholders involved in achieving eTOD, such as public entities, developers and practitioners, guidance on understanding and benefiting from federal transportation policies and programs. ...
Parking: A Major Barrier to Equitably Oriented Transit

Parking: A Major Barrier to Equitably Oriented Transit

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The Chicago-based Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) recently investigated the relationship between parking policies and provision and efforts to implement equitable TOD. ...
From Transactional to Transformative: The Case for Equity in Gateway City Transit-Oriented Development

From Transactional to Transformative: The Case for Equity in Gateway City Transit-Oriented Development

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The MassInc Gateway Cities Innovation Institute released a report detailing the importance of Transformative TOD (TTOD)—a framework that intentionally “leverages equitable environmental, fiscal, and growth benefits” of developing property near transit stations. ...
Guide to Facilitate Historic Preservation through Transit-Oriented Development

Guide to Facilitate Historic Preservation through Transit-Oriented Development

While transit-oriented development may be seen as acting in conflict with historic preservation, this 2016 Guidebook and Video explain how city officials and planners can use transfer of development rights and other techniques to simultaneously promote both transit-oriented development and historic preservation efforts. ...
Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America

Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America

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Reconnecting America’s 2012 research study on complete communities across the United States provides a timely look into how cities can recover from the COVID-19 crisis in the coming months and years. The study focuses on city characteristics that allow their residents to live, work, move, and thrive. Indicators used in the study provide a baseline to show what was making cities successful before the pandemic hit, and where they can begin building complete communities. ...
Advancing Equitable Transit-Oriented Development through Community Partnerships and Public Sector Leadership

Advancing Equitable Transit-Oriented Development through Community Partnerships and Public Sector Leadership

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This 2016 white paper, produced by MZ Strategies, LLC with funding from the Ford Foundation, showcases eTOD efforts in four regions — Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, and Seattle. ...