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Gentrification Trends in New Transit Oriented Communities: Evidence from Fourteen Cities that Expanded and Built Rail Transit Systems

The January 2007  "Gentrification Trends in New Transit Oriented Communities: Evidence from Fourteen Cities that Expanded and Built Rail Transit Systems" has been added to the Resource Center best practices database.

The article by Matthew E. Kahn from the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate explores the impact of transit-oriented development on housing prices in 14 cities between 1970 and 2000.

Among the report's findings: "Communities receiving increased access to new 'Walk and Ride' stations experience greater gentrification than communities that are now close to new 'Park and Ride' stations."

Read the introduction and download the full report