Report Summary: Transit-oriented development (TOD), which concentrates homes and businesses near T stations and encourages transit use, has helped fuel ridership growth in Boston. The T’s “hub and spoke” travel pattern concentrates ridership—and congestion—in the core of the system, so the success of TOD anywhere along the commuter rail and rapid transit lines depends on the capacity of the MBTA to accommodate additional riders in the core. ULI Boston prepared this report in order to better understand core transit capacity and congestion in the MBTA system in anticipation of development trends and ridership growth.
Metropolitan Planning Organizations often find it challenging to measure equity impacts of major infrastructure investments, but understanding these impacts is critical to ensuring future projects meet equity standards and goals.
With accelerated vaccination rates in the UK, London’s famed Transport for London (TfL) system is on the rebound. What can the Toronto Region’s major transit agencies learn as we plan the return to a new normal of commuting and urban travel?
A virtual program that answers the question: "How do we disincentivize single-occupancy vehicle commuting to reduce regional carbon emissions?"
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