Transit Oriented Development, Explained



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Take a look at transit-oriented developments (TODs) from Portland, Oregon to Arlington, Virginia to learn why they may be one of the best ways to curb traffic and GHG emissions.

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Resources on this topic:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2011-10-18/in-defense-of-portland-s-orenco-station

ORENCO STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON: A SUCCESSFUL TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT EXPERIMENT? https://trid.trb.org/view/721479

https://www.arlingtonva.us/Government/Projects/Planning/Smart-Growth/Rosslyn-Ballston-Corridor

http://www.tod.org/placemaking/principles.html

https://transweb.sjsu.edu/sites/default/files/1820-Niles-TOD-Park-Ride.pdf

basics: the math of park-and-ride

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.3141/2063-19?casa_token=M3SGmdVXHwoAAAAA:eec2CyG8jyoWJWpk6wbP0yDYjCOfc64HG064mTwy5cg-mHrl9TNuE6f_TdecGJ8s5ry-nxgJrLg

https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1063&context=usp_fac

Chatman, D. G. (2013). Does TOD need the T? On the importance of factors other than rail access. Journal of the American Planning Association, 79(1), 17-31. Chicago https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01944363.2013.791008

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