Republican San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is taking a different approach to the housing shortage than most mayors around the country by embracing the YIMBY (yes in my backyard) mentality.
A new residential development on one of the most transit-oriented, walkable corners of Southern California will have more parking than housing. Getting parking right is critical if transit-oriented developments are going to make the most of transit, reduce dependence on cars, and provide more attainable housing without having to bake the high cost of structured parking into every unit for sale or rent.
This handbook lays out a comprehensive framework for understanding, designing and implementing transit-oriented development. The guidelines are also good practice for any area that wants to create a distinct, walkable community.
This paper examines how various land use factors such as density, regional accessibility, mix and roadway connectivity affect travel behavior, including per capita vehicle travel, mode split and nonmotorized travel. This information is useful for evaluating the ability of smart growth, new urbanism and access management land use policies to achieve planning objectives such as … Continued
This report provides information about funding mechanisms and strategies that communities can use to provide innovative financing options for TOD. It explains dozens of tools that provide traditional financing as well as new tools.
This webinar describes joint developments, as a TOD strategy, from various perspectives including the federal government, transit agencies, and the private sector.
Parking policy is an important element of transit-oriented development (TOD). It shapes travel behavior, community design, and development economics; it can improve the performance of both rail transit and TOD. This article is based on the study of residential TODs, office TODs, and joint development of transit agency station parking in California. The research includes … Continued
This presentation, prepared for the City of Fort Collins, summarizes scholarly and practical experience related to parking in TOD developments.
The Right Size Parking (RSP) project is an innovative, data-driven research and outreach effort focused on helping local jurisdictions and developers to balance parking supply and demand for multi-family buildings.
This Recommended Practice is an introduction to parking and transit, including the ownership, supply, location, management and design of parking facilities.