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Getting to Smart Growth II: 100 More Policies for Implementation (2003)

Getting to Smart Growth II

This manual for Smart Growth implementation offers 10 policy recommendations for each of 10 Smart Growth goals.

Parking Spaces/Community Places: Finding the Balance Through Smart Growth Solutions (2006)

Parking Spaces/Community Places

This report provides a summary of the costs of parking, the dubious criteria parking requirements are based on and offers alternative strategies.

The High Cost of Free Parking (2005)

The High Cost of Free Parking

In this innovative book, UCLA planning professor Donald Shoup challenges traditional parking methodologies and strategies.

Transit-Oriented Development: Developing a Strategy to Measure Success (2005)

Transit Oriented Development: Developing a Strategy to Measure Success

This digest offers a strategy to systematically evaluate the potential success of transit-oriented development.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Capturing the Demand for Housing Near Transit (2004)

Hidden in Plain Sight: Capturing the Demand for Housing Near Transit (2004)

This report studies the demand for housing near America’s rapid transit systems and finds that demand for such housing will likely double by 2025.

The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit-Oriented Development (2004)

In this book, the demographic trends that favor an increasing demand for TOD are outlined,as well as the issues of design, public policy and finance.

Transit-Oriented Development in the United States: Experiences, Challenges, and Prospects (2004)

This analysis of TOD practice examines its impacts, benefits, and barriers, as well as useful policies and implementation and financing tools.

Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use: A Handbook for New Jersey Communities (1994)

Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use: A Handbook for New Jersey Communities

This handbook is designed to help planning officials, planning and zoning boards and communities create successful TOD environments.

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