Recommended Resources

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Moving Cooler asserts that the US must encourage compact development, reduce driving and expand mass transit use in order to reduce GHG emissions.
Job Sprawl Revisited: The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Employment

Job Sprawl Revisited: The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Employment

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A new analysis by the Brookings Institution sheds light on the decentralization of employment that took place in nearly all of the country’s 98 largest metropolitan areas between 1998 and 2006.
Getting to Work: Reconnecting Jobs with Transit

Getting to Work: Reconnecting Jobs with Transit

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This report documents the commuting habits of New Jerseyans and the connection between the pattern of employment and transportation challenges.
TOD 202: Station Area Planning: How to Make Great Transit-Oriented Places

TOD 202: Station Area Planning: How to Make Great Transit-Oriented Places

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This handbook is designed to promote best practices in transit-oriented development by simplifying the complex decisions involved in planning for TOD.
TCRP Report 128: Effects of TOD on Housing, Parking, and Travel

TCRP Report 128: Effects of TOD on Housing, Parking, and Travel

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This new TCRP report attempts to clarify the relationship between livable communities and transit.
Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty

Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty

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Post Carbon Cities provides a sobering view of the realities faced by local governments with fading energy supply and global climate change.