Families and Transit-Oriented Development presents strategies for creating TOD that supports family-friendly communities and high-quality education.
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for Planners: What Tools are Useful? Journal of Planning Literature (May 2010)
This article discusses the history, current practices, and role of Health Impact Assessments in planning.
Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report.
The APA recently released a Planning Advisory Service report on complete streets titled Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices.
The authors provide an overview of complete streets, of what a complete streets policy should address, and the effects of its implementation.
In 2009-2010 Denver Regional Council of Governments surveyed residents, employees, and businesses located near 35 rail-transit stations in the region.
The Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development Action Guide helps communities retain and increase lower income TOD housing.
Preserving Affordability and Access in Livable Communities: Subsidized Housing Opportunities near Transit and the 50+ Population (2009)
This report surveyed federally-subsidized affordable housing in 20 cities, including New York City and Philadelphia, and their proximity to transit.
This report offers a useful summary of some of the wide variety of land use and planning techniques that have been used to encourage TOD.
A resource from the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers readers a detailed look at the many aspects of downtown growth and development.