Description

This project reviews policies and legislative programs that can be adopted at all levels of government to encourage transit-based development. The study focuses on local government implementation since it is cities and counties that have the land use responsibility for planning and zoning. The study also investigates how higher levels of government (state and federal) can encourage development through legislative and policy incentives. The study recommends some land use, legislative, and fiscal powers that are needed by local jurisdictions to carry out these incentives. The chapter entitled “Elements of Success” explains each of the recommendations in detail.

Publication Date

9-1-2001

Publication Type

Report

Topic

Transportation/Land Use/Environment

MTI Project

9901

Keywords

Environmental policy; Land Use Planning; Sustainable development; Transit

Disciplines

Transportation

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