Phoenix May Try Transit-oriented Zoning

City planners are rewriting zoning codes to create pedestrian-friendly hubs around proposed light-rail stops.
June 7, 2003, 7am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"'Transit-oriented zoning,' which could see its first approval by the Phoenix City Council this fall, promises to slowly remake the landscape surrounding the train tracks into something that looks a little less like freeway-filled Houston and a little more like sidewalk-crazy Portland. The idea is to make the light rail stations more than concrete platforms but interesting places to linger and browse and sip cafe lattes."

Thanks to Megan Susman

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Published on Friday, June 6, 2003 in The Arizona Republic
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