Density and Activity Near Transit, Explained for the Twin Cities Regional Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Planning Council offers guidance on how regional planning efforts around the Twin Cities should address the connections between land use and transit.
January 12, 2018, 2pm PST | tgraham
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Michale Hicks

Transit works more effectively when there are concentrations of housing, jobs, and other uses. Policies in the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan (TPP), a component of the Thrive MSP 2040 regional plan, address the connections between transit and land use by 1) determining the density of future residential development and 2) planning for activity that generates ridership, such as employment, schools, retail, and recreational uses. This Fact Sheet summarizes how these policies apply, including how they vary by transit types and community designations in Thrive MSP 2040.

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Published on Friday, January 5, 2018 in PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
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