Recommended Resources

Recent Research Demonstrates Desire for TOD

Recent Research Demonstrates Desire for TOD

Report links: Aging Americans, 2004 National Community Preference Survey, and Hidden in Plain Sight.

Three recent studies have demonstrated the desirability of transit-oriented development principles. ...
Ten Principles for Successful Development Around Transit

Ten Principles for Successful Development Around Transit

Report link: Ten Principles for Successful Development Around Transit

The Urban Land Institute released a report in 2003 to help municipal officials and planners successfully implement development around transit centers. ...
Hidden in Plain Sight: Capturing the Demand for Housing Near Transit

Hidden in Plain Sight: Capturing the Demand for Housing Near Transit

Report link: Hidden in Plain Sight

This report studies the demand for housing near America’s rapid transit systems and finds that demand for such housing will likely double by 2025. ...
The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit-Oriented Development

The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit-Oriented Development

Report link: The New Transit Town

In this book, the demographic trends that favor an increasing demand for TOD are outlined,as well as the issues of design, public policy and finance. ...
Transit-Oriented Development in the United States: Experiences, Challenges, and Prospects

Transit-Oriented Development in the United States: Experiences, Challenges, and Prospects

Report link: Transit-Oriented Development in the United States

This analysis of TOD practice examines its impacts, benefits, and barriers, as well as useful policies and implementation and financing tools. ...
Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use: A Handbook for New Jersey Communities

Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use: A Handbook for New Jersey Communities

Report link: Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use

This handbook is designed to help planning officials, planning and zoning boards and communities create successful TOD environments. ...