Transit and Gentrification

Grist asks, "Does new public transit increase gentrification?" Their conclusion: "Isn't that the point?"

Grist looks at a new report from the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. it concluded that population growth occurred in 64% of the areas studied that had new transit, and "55 percent of those neighborhoods showed a "dramatic" increase in housing production."

Full Story: Does new public transit increase gentrification and lower ridership?

Comments

building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25
Red necktie with map of Boston

For dads and grads: tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
$44.95
Book cover of Where Things Are from Near to Far

Where Things Are From Near to Far

This engaging children's book about planning illustrates that "every building has its place."
$19.95

Wear your city with style!

100% silk scarves feature detailed city maps. Choose from six cities with red or blue trim.
$55.00