Supporting Mass Appeal for Mass Transit

Posted by    |    April 23rd, 2011 at 5:15 am

Dallas already has the largest light rail line in the United States.

Although the demand for housing at transit-oriented locations is expected to increase dramatically over the next 30 years, a wide range of pricing at transit-oriented developments, or TODs, will capture a greater share of this demand. Higher income residents support the retail, restaurant, and office functions. Lower income workers benefit from the adjacent mass transit because their transportation costs frequently exceed their housing costs—not to mention the prospect for employment at the retail and restaurant locations within the mixed-use TOD.

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