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Communicating the Benefits of TOD:
The City of Evanston’s Transit-Oriented Redevelopment and the Hudson Bergen Light Rail Transit System

Communicating the Benefits of Transit-Oriented Development


Communicating the Benefits of TOD: The City of Evanston’s Transit-Oriented Redevelopment and the Hudson Bergen Light Rail Transit System (2006)
By Cali Gorewitz and Gloria Ohland (Reconnecting America’s Center for Transit-Oriented Development),
Carrie Makarewicz and Albert Benedict (Center for Neighborhood Techology) and
Dr. Jan Wells and Martin Robins (Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center)

This report tells a story of three cities – Jersey City and Hoboken in New Jersey, and Evanston, Illinois – that have experienced a lot of development since the late 1980s, reversing decades of decline. It explores the rise of transit-oriented development in these places and how the cities’ quality of life has improved with walkable downtowns and desirable amenities.

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