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Transit-Oriented Development in the States

A new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures entitled "Transit-Oriented Development in the States" has been added to the Resource Center best practices database.

The report examines state legislative action to define transit-oriented development, plan for and fund TOD, provide “last-mile” transportation solutions to get to and from a transit stop, and a number of other states strategies to encourage TOD.

Topics covered include:

  • An Increase in Demand for Transit
  • Federal Support for Transit-Oriented Development
  • State Support for Transit-Oriented Development
  • Defining TOD
  • Assembling Land For TOD
  • Zoning and Density
  • Catalyzing Investment in Existing Communities
  • Funding TOD
  • Solving the Last-Mile Riddle
  • Safe Routes to Transit
  • Public Bikesharing Systems
  • Public Carsharing Programs
  • Housing and TOD
  • Using TOD to Advance Other Policy Goals

The report also includes case studies from Utah, Minnesota, New Mexico, Massachusetts and California.

Read the introduction and download the full report


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