Equitable Transit Oriented Development

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Austin Releases Equitable TOD Study

The document develops a framework for ensuring that the most vulnerable and low-income residents benefit from investments in public transit and new housing and amenities.

October 1, 2023 - CapMetro

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Austin Debates Parking Reforms Near TOD Projects

City officials are deciding how to change parking requirements for transit-oriented developments that are meant to discourage private car ownership.

March 13, 2023 - Austin Monitor

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Chicago Passes Equitable TOD Ordinance

The new legislation will promote more development near transit in the city’s underserved neighborhoods and improve safety for pedestrians and other road users.

July 25, 2022 - City of Chicago

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Bolstering Urban Resilience in Chicago

The city’s resilience plan seeks to identify shocks and stresses while fostering equity and community.

May 6, 2019 - Next City

Denver Union STation TOD

To Make the Most of Transit Oriented Development, Include Affordable Housing

Low-income residents are more likely to use transit, and transit needs riders. The relationship seems ripe for mutual benefit.

June 26, 2018 - TransitCenter

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