Making the Most of Transit: Density, Employment Growth, and Ridership around New Stations
place - north america, policy - environment, land use - transit oriented development, land use - planning, mode - tram/light rail, mode - subway/metro
high density, Transit Oriented Development (TOD), employment density, ridership, California
This study assesses job growth around new transit stations across California. It finds that, on average, no such growth occurred and points to the need for active and coordinated planning, to maximize transit investments and increase ridership.
Permission to link to this report has been given by Public Policy Institute of California, copyright remains with them. This research was supported with funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, as part of the California 2025 project on the state's future, and the David A. Coulter Family Foundation.
Kolko, J. (2011). Making the Most of Transit: Density, Employment Growth, and Ridership around New Stations. Report published by the Public Policy Institute of California, 41pp. Research help from M.C. Mejia, D Reed & E Schiff.