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TOD 205: Families and Transit-Oriented Development: Creating Complete Communities for All

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.

Transportation and Health: Policy Interventions for Safer, Healthier People and Communities

Communities looking to promote health and safety through land use and transportation policies can turn to this report.

Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices. PSA Report Number 559 (2010)

Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices

The APA recently released a Planning Advisory Service report on complete streets titled Complete Streets: Best Policy and Implementation Practices.

America Needs Compete Streets, Institute of Transportation Engineers Journal (2011)

America Needs Complete Streets

The authors provide an overview of complete streets, of what a complete streets policy should address, and the effects of its implementation.

Who is TOD in Metro Denver?

Who is TOD in Metro Denver?

In 2009-2010 Denver Regional Council of Governments surveyed residents, employees, and businesses located near 35 rail-transit stations in the region.

Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development Action Guide

MITOD

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)

Preserving Affordability and Access in Livable Communities

This report surveyed federally-subsidized affordable housing in 20 cities, including New York City and Philadelphia, and their proximity to transit.

Briefing Report Number 3: Case Studies for Transit Oriented Development (2009)

Case Studies for TOD

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.

Revitalizing Main Street: A Practitioner’s Guide to Comprehensive Commercial Revitalization (2009)

Revitalizing Main St.

A resource from the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers readers a detailed look at the many aspects of downtown growth and development.

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