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Smaller Housing Adds Affordable, Livable Options near Transit

A trend toward smaller housing units, such as microunits and accessory dwelling units, can create more livable opportunities near transit.

For Two Midwestern Cities, the Future of Buses is Now
The First in a Two-Part Series on Bus Rapid Transit & TOD in America

In some Pittsburgh neighborhoods, bus rapid transit is playing an integral role in spurring investment for residents rebuilding for the 21st century.

Resources Highlight Maryland’s TOD Potential

Planning Tools for Transit Oriented Development

A new online resource released by the State of Maryland promotes TOD policies and opportunities at the state’s more than 100 transit station

US EPA: Smart Location Mapping

The EPA’s Smart Location Mapping is a valuable resource for assessing the linkage between land use/urban form and its effects on transportation.

LISC: Our Investments in Transit-Oriented Development

Four Corners Neighborhood Map

Promoting the welfare of existing residents and newcomers alike is the goal when the Local Initiatives Support Corporation takes on a TOD project.

“Inner M&E” Strategic Corridor Plan: Final Presentation

The intent of this project is to bring together Orange, East Orange and Newark to create a mutually beneficial strategic planning effort.

Three Community Strategies for Sustainable Future: A Look at Together North Jersey Local Demonstration Projects

Three Local Demonstration Projects, sponsored by Together North Jersey, were presented at the 2013 New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum.

Health in All Policies

“Health in all policies” has become an increasingly important concept as professionals in all arenas seek to improve public and individual health.

TOD’s Health Dividend

TOD can encourage healthy exercise habits and improve the overall community environment by offering transit, walking, and bicycling options.

TOD and Complete Streets Work Together

New York City

As TOD gains momentum, accommodating people who want to live, work, and play near transit, “Complete Streets” has emerged to bolster TOD.

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