Smart growth and transit - oriented development at the state level: Lessons from California, New Jersey, and Western Australia
land use - smart growth, ridership - growth
The states of California, New Jersey, and Western Australia encourage smart growth through the employment of transit-oriented development (TOD). This article documents each state’s approach and highlights the importance of interagency cooperation at the state-level and intergovernmental cooperation between state and local governments. This article discusses the importance of state government participation in the planning and creation of policy to facilitate TOD and recommends elements for a model state TOD program.
Permission to publish the abstract given by the Journal of Public Transportation.
Renne, J.L. (2008). Smart growth and transit - oriented development at the state level: Lessons from California, New Jersey, and Western Australia. Journal of Public Transportation, 11(3), 77-108.