Boston subway
Boston subway

Public Transit

Public Transit is a subtopic of Transportation.

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  • Research Report

Transit-oriented development, or TOD, is an approach to development that focuses land uses around a transit station or within a transit corridor. This guide highlights key ideas about transit-oriented development (TOD) and shows how local…

  • Case Studies & Practices

Transit-oriented development, or TOD, is an approach to development that focuses land uses around a transit station or within a transit corridor. Typically, it is characterized by:

A mix of uses Moderate to high density Pedestrian…

Introduction

This Action Guide was designed as a tool to help community advocates, practitioners, intermediaries, and jurisdictions in their efforts to foster mixedincome transit oriented development (TOD). The term “mixed-income TOD” is…

  • Research Report

This guide was designed as a tool to help community advocates, practitioners, intermediaries, and jurisdictions foster mixed-income transit oriented development (TOD). The term "mixed-income TOD" describes a set of goals that include the…

Econ Retail Pedestrian
Econ Retail Pedestrian
  • Research Report

A Complete Streets approach redefines what a street is intended to do, what goals a transportation agency is going to meet, and how the community will spend its transportation money. It breaks down the traditional separation of 'highways,' '…

  • Research Report

Complete Streets policies formalize a community's intent to plan, design, operate and maintain streets so they are safe for all users of all ages and abilities. Policies direct decision-makers to consistently fund, plan…

  • Case Studies & Practices

Before there were cars, there were streets that accommodated multiple modes of travel. After the advent of automobiles, transportation agencies increasingly built streets only for cars. Because these incomplete streets…

  • CitiesSpeak

A new municipal tool is available to help city officials establish and expand shared modes of transport. Sharon Feigon examines several trends across a range of cities that can provide insight and guidance in this rapidly-evolving landscape.…

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police
  • CitiesSpeak

Today's city leaders often operate in messy, politically-charged, complex environments – but a few simple guidelines can help them bring their "best self" to the tasks that lie ahead.

 

This is a guest post by Dr. Natalie…

  • CitiesSpeak

Cities across the country are taking a holistic, long-term approach to developing their transportation systems.

“One big pothole.” This is how former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has frequently described the state of…

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Railway