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Seven American TODs: Good Practices for Urban Design in Transit-Oriented Development Projects

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  • Jacobson, Justin

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    (University of Minnesota; United States)

  • Forsyth, Ann

    (Cornell University; United States)

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    In the past few decades, Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) has emerged as a popular and influential planning concept in the United States. Physical design is an important aspect of making TOD projects work as it is a crucial means of coordinating relatively intensive land uses and multiple transportation modes. This paper analyzes seven American TOD projects in terms of urban design and concludes with a discussion of “good practices” for future TOD projects focusing on development processes, place-making, and facilities. This paper supplements prior scholarship on TOD that has tended to focus on policy issues such as regulation and financing.

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    Article provided by Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota in its journal The Journal of Tranport and Land Use.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 51-88

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    Handle: RePEc:ris:jtralu:0010

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    Keywords: Transit-Oriented Development; Urban Design;

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