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Strengths and Weakness of Bus in Relation to Transit Oriented Development (2005)

Currie offers an assessment of the strengths and weakness of bus transit-oriented development (BTOD) and discusses the issues confronting BTOD.

TOD 101: Why Transit-Oriented Development And Why Now? (2007)

TOD 101

This book highlighting the benefits of TOD and how it can help maintain the economic vitality of communities.

Brownfields Resources

Charles Bartsch and Barbara Wells recently offered several articles outlining wayst o reclaim underutilized and contaminated properties.

Visualizing Density (2007)

Visualizing Density

This book demonstrate the tenets of good density—highlighting locations where density has developed organically or been handled well.

Parking Management Best Practices (2006)

Parking Management Best Practices

The parking management strategies described in this book can help planners increase parking facility efficiency and reduce parking demand.

Paved Over: Surface Parking Lots or Opportunities for Tax-Generating, Sustainable Development? (2006)

Paved Over

This study of the Chicago area examines the potential development benefits through more intensive use of surface parking near transit.

Parking Matters (2006)

Parking Matters

This monograph describes the challenges of financing structured parking in New Jersey urban areas.

Who Lives in New Jersey Housing? (2006)

Who Lives in New Jersey Housing

This publication, an update on national work done 20 years ago, produces demographic information on household size and pupil generation.

Communicating the Benefits of Transit-Oriented Development (2006)

Communicating the Benefits of TOD

This report examines two sub-regions that have capitalized on the benefits realized from transit-oriented “redevelopment” in New Jersey and Illinois.

Building Livable Communities with Transit: Planning, Developing, and Implementing Community-Sensitive Transit (2006)

Building Livable Communities with Transit

The FTA issued this manual to help local governments, transit agencies and planners address community concerns as they develop transit facilities.

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