Colorado

Trends in Transit-Oriented Development, 2000–2010

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Abstract: After decades of decline, public transportation ridership grew 36 percent from 1995 through 2008, almost three times the growth rate of the U.S. population (14%) and substantially more than the growth for vehicle miles of travel on our nation’s streets and highways (21%). This report analyzes the trends in transit regions and transit-oriented developments … Continued

Destinations Matter: Building Transit Success

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This paper analyzes the performance of 19 transit lines to better understand the factors contributing to high ridership. Of the 19 lines examined, seven exceeded projections, eight are on track to beat projections, and two did not meet projections, while data for three was unavailable. The conclusion: that connecting destinations is key, and that the … Continued

Building Capacity: Helping Communities Create Vibrant, Healthy and Economically Prosperous Neighborhoods

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The information in this document represents a compilation of specific issue area briefs provided by Team Implementation. Each issue brief accompanied a webinar and allowed grantees to gain additional resources on topics such as creating regional TOD plans and strategies, infill infrastructure financing, advancing sustainability in a slow economy, and redeveloping brownfield properties. This document … Continued

TOD 203 – Transit Corridors and TOD: Connecting the Dots

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Filled with real-world transit-oriented development lessons, the guidebook explains how corridor planning can facilitate not only successful transportation outcomes but also successful transit-oriented development. The guidebook defines three corridor types (destination connector, commuter, and district circulator) and identifies the different implications for TOD associated with each type of transit corridor. Putting the theory to work, … Continued

Transit Oriented Development Strategic Action Plan

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The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Strategic plan is intended to guide the critical City-led actions needed for successful TOD in Denver. Since the 2006 TOD Strategic Plan, multiple stations have been planned and needed infrastructure improvements have beenidentified. Multiple city departments and agencies have policies, goals, and strategies that broadly and specifically address TOD. This … Continued

The Denver Regional Equity Atlas: Mapping Opportunity At The Regional Scale

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The Denver Regional Equity Atlas was written to inform the development of strategies to ensure that existing and expanding transit systems in the Metro Denver region provide greater access from affordable housing to jobs, good schools, health care and other essential services. The Atlas is a visual representation of demographics, education, employment, health care and … Continued