transit-oriented development


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transit-oriented development

Development around destinations near public transportation centers, with mixtures of housing, employment, shopping, dining, and entertainment all within walking distance of transit nodes.

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We're very excited about being able to offer a free transit pass to residents living in transit-oriented developments," said Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, who also serves as an MTC Commissioner.
The City is planning to create compact neighbourhoods with mixes of business and residential development around the light-rail stations through the adoption of Transit-Oriented Development plans that will be presented to planning committee for approval later this fall.
The project is consistent with the city's master plan, which was created in 2001 and envisioned mixed-use transit-oriented development at this site.
Transit-oriented development encourages intensified, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly development surrounding transit stations, which is intended to encourage transit ridership.
Etonic Lofts is a stellar example of a smart-growth, transit-oriented development -- the type of development that is helping to address the housing needs in our cities today.
The new report--entitled "Urban Development: Faster Greener Commutes Key to Sustained City Growth"--examines issues such as intensified gridlock and slow commutes that impact work productivity and quality of life, along with the transit-oriented developments helping to relieve congestion and support growth.
Denver's commitment to transit-oriented development and sustainable living combined with its respect for one of the city's most historic sites is unparalleled, and Holland Partner Group is proud to be an integral part the community," says Clyde Holland, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Holland Partner Group.
Among the topics are the full cost analysis of petroleum consumption, how reshaping US transportation can influence carbon demand, mass transit and emission avoidance, the challenges and benefits of using biodiesel in freight railways, the pent-up demand for transit-oriented development and its role in reducing oil dependence, and building a national policy framework for transportation oil reduction.
New transit is much more likely to be used, however, if the area has been developed to encourage the use of public transportation--a strategy known as transit-oriented development.
encourage investments in public transportation and transit-oriented development, as well finalizing more aggressive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards for vehicles.
Characteristics of transit-oriented developments can increase nearby land and housing values, however determining transit-oriented development's effects on the availability of affordable housing in these developments are complicated by a lack of direct research and data.
By focusing on downtown and transit-oriented development that includes affordable housing and encourages compact, mixed-uses, several New England communities have revitalized their city centers while limiting further rural and urban sprawl.