TOD Literature: Active Transportation & Transit

America Needs Complete Streets

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The authors provide an overview of complete streets, of what a complete streets policy should address, and the effects of its implementation.

Bursting the Bubble: Determining Transit-Oriented Development’s Walkable Limits

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Canepa challenges the “half-mile circle” that currently defines the limit of TOD by examining new research that cites variability in this assumption.

Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices

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The APA recently released a Planning Advisory Service report on complete streets titled Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices.

Creating Walkable Places

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This new book explains how to create pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use developments including those with “transit-oriented cores.”

Manual on Bicycle and Pedestrian Connections to Transit

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FTA Report No. 0111 outlines best practices to make transit stations as accessible and safe as possible for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages

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A look at transportation for seniors in our nation's capital and recommendations for meeting this growing demographic's needs.

Resources Highlight Maryland’s TOD Potential

Report link: Planning Tools for Transit-Oriented Development
A new online resource released by the State of Maryland promotes TOD policies and opportunities at the state's more than 100 transit station.

Strengths and Weakness of Bus in Relation to Transit Oriented Development

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Currie offers an assessment of the strengths and weakness of bus transit-oriented development (BTOD) and discusses the issues confronting BTOD.