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Bookshelf: The New Transit Town

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Link to book at Powell’s
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A great overview of Transit Oriented Development principles and practices. Covers issues from planning to finance including case studies based on actual projects.

Explains why many TOD projects to date have failed to meet expectations (some have been oversold). Discusses the natural tension between being a ‘place’ and being a node in a transportation system.

Today’s question: How is Transit Oriented Development doing in our region? Which projects have been successes? Which not?