Recommended Resources

Briefing Report Number 3: Case Studies for Transit Oriented Development

Briefing Report Number 3: Case Studies for Transit Oriented Development

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This report offers a useful summary of some of the wide variety of land use and planning techniques that have been used to encourage TOD. ...
Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization

Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization

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A resource from the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers readers a detailed look at the many aspects of downtown growth and development. ...
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. ...