Want Your TOD To Work? Add Parking

A panel of experts at a ULI Los Angeles came together to talk best practices for transit-oriented development. Their recommendations include better security, improved connectivity, and yes, more parking.

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April 6, 2010, 2:00 PM PDT

By Tim Halbur


From ULI's blog: "The ULI panel focused on getting people to the station and adding retail. This included adding a security kiosk, improved lighting, more visible crosswalks and sidewalks. But a key proposal may rankle those who support TODs purely to get people out of cars: The ULI TAP urges not less but more parking particularly, a new parking structure connecting to the boarding platform. 'Adding parking is not 'good' from a typical green perspective, but it will increase ridership," said [Jonathan Watts, principal with Cunningham Group Architecture. "

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