Transit-oriented development


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Transit-oriented development

(TOD)
Moderate and high-density housing concentrated in mixed-use developments located along transit routes. The location, design, and mix of uses in a TOD emphasize pedestrian-oriented environments and encourage the use of public transportation.
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June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this month teams up with AC Transit to begin offering residents of select transit-oriented development (TOD) complexes around the East Bay a year of unlimited free travel on AC Transit's local and transbay buses.
I am looking forward to their expert recommendations on how we can turn our Transit-Oriented Development plans into action, creating new destination neighbourhoods in Ottawa
The developers have been working closely with the Center for Transit Oriented Development, a nonprofit organization that helps regions and communities around the country seeking a clearer understanding of the potential for transit-oriented development and the steps necessary to achieve that potential.
To assist these areas in fully capitalizing on their proximity to rail stations, DVRPC has developed a two-volume study: Linking Transit, Communities and Development: Regional Inventory of Transit-Oriented Development Study.
This transit-oriented development is conveniently located at 147 Centre Street, close to parks, schools, shopping, the MBTA commuter rail, a Brockton Area Transit station and major highways, providing transportation links to Boston, Providence and Cape Cod.
Currently, the plan for Heritage Fields includes mixed-use, research and development and a variety of housing within three major districts: the Lifelong Learning District, the Transit-Oriented Development District, and the Park District.
The depot will be designed to maximise the prospects for transit-oriented development in the vicinity, incorporating suggestions from the Urban Land Institute and local stakeholders seeking to provide growth opportunities in the area.
Linking properties with mass transit systems, or the so-called transit-oriented development is underlined by the importance of these modes in easing the mobility of residents, reduced cost of journeys, and hiking the market value of property units.
Transit-oriented development (TOD) experts from Boston, Charlotte, Berkeley, Washington State and Maryland will offer insight on how their communities have approached transit alternatives and land use decisions.
the logical place for transit-oriented development, although smaller enclaves with good transit options and the right mix of housing are able to sell the live/work/play lifestyle outside of the city center.
Only one block from the Orange County Courthouse and across the street from the new $200 million transit-oriented development planned for downtown Orlando at the main SunRail stop and beside the newest high-rise 'SkyHouse.
The project, targeted for completion in phases over the next 10 years, lays claim to be the largest transit-oriented development undertaken by the City of Oakland.