Transit Oriented Development

David Crummey/Flickr

It's Not Always a Bad Thing for Rents to Rise With Transit Growth

If displacement is kept in check, there are great social benefits to reducing household transportation costs.

Flickr user Chris Devers

Does New Mass Transit Always Have to Mean Rapidly Rising Rents?

U.S. cities big and small are struggling to welcome transit development while preserving affordable housing.

Christopher T. Martin

Can Atlanta Go All In on the BeltLine?

The project's been a huge early success, but the mass transit component is lagging, and there are already affordability concerns along completed portions of the trail. 

Flickr user Montgomery County Planning Commission

The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.

Flickr user royluck

Can Houston Learn to Love Light Rail?

In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.

Utile Inc. Architecture + Planning

Why It Makes Sense for Long Island to Rethink the Parking Garage

A first step toward retrofitting the suburbs.