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Weaving together vibrant communities through transit-oriented development

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Transit-oriented development (TOD) is about connecting the fabric of our communities, where various neighborhoods and places are integrated into a vibrant and cohesive region. Implementing equitable TOD involves rethinking the current paradigm, and fostering TOD requires collaboration and coordination among multiple actors. This article defines TOD, introduces the concepts and principles behind the term, and presents strategies for implementing successful TOD initiatives, especially those that benefit LMI individuals and communities.

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  • Allison Brooks, 2010. "Weaving together vibrant communities through transit-oriented development," Community Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Summer, pages 7-12,44.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfci:y:2010:i:summer:p:7-1244:n:v.22,no.2
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    Community development ; Transportation;

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