Friday, April 19, 2024

Equitable TOD

Equitable TOD

Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends? Understanding the Effects of Smarter Growth on Communities

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Tackling an under-researched connection between transit-oriented development (TOD) and displacement, Karen Chapple and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris establish the case for greater consideration of how TOD projects affect vulnerable residents within their geographic pull.

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Equitable TODHealth & Environment

Transit-Oriented Development for Older Adults: A Survey of Current Practices Among Transit Agencies and Local Governments in the US

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Researchers from Florida State University examine how transit agencies and governmental entities address the needs of older adults through their TOD efforts.

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Equitable TODFinancing & Economics

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.

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Equitable TOD

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

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

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Development & RedevelopmentEquitable TOD

Communities are Embracing Development near Transit

Report link: Communities are Embracing Development near Transit
A 2017 AARP report provides a snapshot of the policy and planning supports employed by state, regional, and local actors to support transit oriented development (TOD) from 2015 to 2016 and suggests that the number and variety of TOD programs and policies at all levels of government have grown significantly.

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