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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.

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2009)

Moving Cooler

Moving Cooler asserts that the US must encourage compact development, reduce driving and expand mass transit use in order to reduce GHG emissions.

Getting to Work: Reconnecting Jobs with Transit (2008)

Getting to Work

This report documents the commuting habits of New Jerseyans and the connection between the pattern of employment and transportation challenges.

TOD 202: Station Area Planning: How to Make Great Transit-Oriented Places (2008)

Station Area Planning

This handbook is designed to promote best practices in transit-oriented development by simplifying the complex decisions involved in planning for TOD.

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