Tag Archives: TOD

The Impact on Society as Gas Prices Rise

Read the article for the full impact, but a synopsis: $6/gallon – demise of the SUV and rise of living closer to where you work $8/gallon – airlines die, high speed rail? $10/gallon – electric cars $12/gallon – cities rebound, … Continue reading

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Here Comes the (New) Neighborhood

Chris Leineberger points out that in this Great Recession, housing price falls and drop in housing production has been the big problem — but not everywhere. According to Stan Humphries, the chief economist of Zillow, an online housing-research firm, if you … Continue reading

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Existing Transit Stops as Assets for Transit-Oriented Development

Rail transit has largely been built to suburban areas — and the result has been that of the dozens of metro and light rail lines completed in the United States between World War II and the 1990s, few took serious … Continue reading

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The Mindset of a Walkable City

Roger K. Lewis shares a sterling set of design criteria essential to motivate the rise of modern walkable cities.

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Financing Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Scott Bernstein, Center for Neighborhood Technologies; Chris Leinberger, Locus: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors; Brian Prater, Low Income Investment Fund; and Marilee Utter, P3 West, LLC discuss options for financing TOD.

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