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Joint Development Webinar Resource Materials Added To Resource Center

A pair of reports provided as background documents for the Center for Transit-Oriented Development webinar "Making Joint Development Work: the Federal, Transit Agency and Business Perspective" have been added to the Resource Center Best Practices.

Forming Partnerships to Promote Transit-Oriented Development and Joint Development

This American Public Transportation Association Standards Development Program Recommended Practice is designed to guide transit agencies in partnering with businesses and community entities to promote transit-oriented development (TOD) and joint development. It includes guidelines to assist transit agencies in defining policies and practices for advancing, supporting and implementing transit-oriented development and joint development. This Recommended Practice is for both transit agencies seeking to form partnerships, and for individuals, organizations or local government staff and elected officials seeking to partner with transit agencies on transit-oriented development or joint development.

Livable Portland: Land Use and Transportation Initiatives November

This publication tracks the evolution of Portland, Oregon's, light rail system, describes the land use planning efforts that support vibrant station areas and illustrates TriMet's approach with selected transit-oriented developments and self-guided tours. The report illustrates how partnerships among regional agencies, local governments, private sector investors and citizen activists have shaped the region.