Reconnecting America worked with the Somerville Community Corporation to identify needs and opportunities for equitable transit-oriented development in the City of Somerville, with a focus on the planned extension of the Green Line. The report highlights demographic and real estate trends, and outlines a series of strategies for achieving mixed-income TOD.
This webinar considers the issue of equity in planning TOD corridors, and features Denver, Twin Cities, and Baltimore case studies.
This guidebook is a hands-on tool for identifying the different conditions that exist around transit stations and determining how that influences performance on a range of metrics. Whether working locally or regionally, the guidebook provides easy to understand information to help guide efforts to create high-quality TOD that reduces vehicle miles traveled (VMT), a significant … Continued
The introduction describes eight development contexts found around transit stations. Chapter 2 revisits the three regions explored in Rails to Real Estate (Denver, Charlotte, Twin Cities) to take a closer look at where development did and did not occur in terms of the eight development contexts. Chapter 3 provides a more detailed look at the … Continued
This manual is intended to help with simplifying the complex decisions that surround planning for TOD projects and station areas by providing details about the scales of development likely to occur in different places, as well as station area planning principles and TOD plan checklists. The manual begins with a discussion of seven “TOD place … Continued