If displacement is kept in check, there are great social benefits to reducing household transportation costs.
U.S. cities big and small are struggling to welcome transit development while preserving affordable housing.
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.
The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.
In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.
A first step toward retrofitting the suburbs.