Planning for Transit-Supportive Development: A Practitioner’s Guide
This toolkit created by the New Jersey Institute of Technology contains practical and innovative measures to help Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), regional planners, transit agencies, and local government elected officials, staff, land use planners, and transit planners integrate transit planning with local land use planning. The guide includes best practices, guidance, success stories and useful techniques aimed at providing planners at the regional, corridor, and local levels with ideas on how to integrate transit-supportive development and transit investment.
- Executive Summary
- Section 1: Introduction - An overview that highlights challenges to transit-supportive development, discusses planning coordination, describes the publication development process, and describes the guide’s format and use.
- Section 2: General Transit-Supportive Development Planning Topics - Covers issues that affect all three planning levels, including leadership and champions, regulatory tools, funding and financing, economic benefits, and visualization tools.
- Section 3: Regional-Level Planning and Transit-Supportive Development - Key ingredients to developing regional vision plans and methods for forecasting regional markets.
- Section 4: Corridor-Level Planning and Transit-Supportive Development - Premium transit modes, corridor planning case studies, and guidance on integrating transit-supportive development considerations into the transit corridor planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes.
- Section 5: Local-Level Planning and Transit-Supportive Development - Station and transit-supportive development characteristics and station neighborhood planning case studies.