Five critical policies and practices to help move the equitable Transit-Oriented Development field forward.
There is no better opportunity to harness the momentum towards more equitable planning for a transit infrastructure.
Through our emergent Connect” work, we’re exploring ways to increase the number of low-income people who can affordably access job opportunities and essential services such as childcare or health ser…
Restoring our cities as engines of economic opportunity for all will require the ingenuity of urban leaders across sectors, disciplines, and points of view.
Ideally, the Equity Atlas can help evaluate progress toward social equity over time as transit lines open, as development decisions are made, and as policies are passed.
Data and maps can help tell the story of why our communities matter and where we need to prioritize our investments to make sure everyone has access to the people, places and things they need to thri…
We're co-convening a virtual conversation to engage a global audience of corporate, philanthropic, government, and nonprofit citizens in an important discussion regarding the future of cities.
Amy Chung describes how we are working with lenders, nonprofit advocates, metropolitan organizations and many other groups to explore how we can help move equitable transit-oriented development initi…
In the first 3 years of the Integration Initiative, we gleaned important lessons on realigning institutions across issues, sectors, and disciplines. We also have seen significant evidence pointing to…
Living Cities believes that Equitable TOD strategies need to be intentional about maximizing benefit and minimizing harm to low-income communities.
We are pleased to release a strategic assessment of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, an example of how governments are enabling fresh approaches to tough problems.
We are learning more about what can be done to advance equitable TOD and the capital, policy and implementation challenges.
The Opportunity Collaborative is a partnership in Baltimore that has come together to implement the region’s $3.5 million Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant.
The $50 million revolving Bay Area loan fund will provide early-stage financing for housing and mixed-use developments in mixed-income TOD communities.
What would it look like if the billions of dollars spent by our public agencies to provide services were also leveraged to encourage job creation for low-income people?
Limited public budgets have pushed advocates to call for a deeper understanding of the policy and financing tools necessary to create mixed-income transit-oriented communities.
Living Cities is supporting efforts in the Twin Cities to leverage the creation of new light rail lines as part of a larger transit-oriented development (TOD) strategy in the region to connect people…
A people-based approach to equitable transit-oriented development is a holistic plan for addressing the needs of its residents, beyond the hard infrastructure.
Equitable Transit-Oriented Development requires making explicit the various economic aspects of development focused on the build-out of transit, especially the trade-offs to making it more equitable.
The strength of the collaboration to re-imagine and reinvent Detroit is encouraging.
The Corridors of Opportunity initiative’s focus on equitable transit-oriented development has now been incorporated into the strategy of five government funds.