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Posts Tagged ‘CBD’

Should Transit Serve the CBD or a Diverse Array of Destinations? A Case Study Comparison of Two Transit Systems

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY: CENTER FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH

Introduction

This case study seeks to understand the relative efficacy of two classes of policies intended to increase the ridership and productivity of public transit service. One class of policies seeks to improve transit effectiveness by freezing transit service in the older parts of metropolitan areas. It is thought that higher densities of population and employment and the presence of pedestrian amenities in older areas induce higher levels of transit demand.

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Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) and Employment

Friday, May 13th, 2011
Figure 1: Transit Trips in the United States by Purpose, 2007

CENTER FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT
This report explains why TOD is not only about housing, and conscious planning for employment is important in thinking about the effectiveness of transit investment and the market for transit-oriented housing.

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