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Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development
              Action Guide




      Partners in Innovation: Including Affordabl...
The Center for Transit-Oriented Development
•   Creating a national marketplace for
    TOD, working with cities, transit
...
A TOD 101 Re-cap
• Compact development with ½
  mile of transit
• Mix of uses:
   – Housing, jobs, restaurants,
      and ...
The Demand for TOD
• Changing demographics
 – Singles will soon be the new majority
 – Old people will outnumber young peo...
Demand is Increasing…But So Are Prices
• By 2030
   – Demand for housing near transit Potential Household Demand for TOD i...
Transit Reduces Household
   Transportation Costs




        www.reconnectingamerica.org
Making the Way for MITOD
• Offers Truly Affordable
  Housing
• Promotes Equitable TOD
• Stabilizes Transit
  Ridership
• B...
Who Benefits?
• Low-Income Households:
  Access to Opportunity

• Other Households: More
  Stable Neighborhoods

• Transit...
Making MITOD Work to Create
  Equitable Communities
      There is no “one size fits all”
        TOD solution
Shared Issues Across Regions

                         Achieving
                       revitalization
                   ...
Mixed-Income TOD
            Action Guide (MITODAG)
•   A tool for local
    jurisdictions working to
    foster mixed-inc...
Components of MITODAG
• Sections
   – ―How To‖
   – Plan MITOD
   – MITOD Tools
   – new section: MITOD
     News
• Tools ...
MITODAG Analysis
• Process for thinking
  about MITOD:
   – Existing
     Conditions
   – MITOD
     Opportunities
   – MI...
Action Guide Demo


http://www.mitod.org/analysis.php




                               www.reconnectingamerica.org
Use MITOD Action Guide in Context
• Tools used must
  consider the local
  environment
• Other public
  investments should...
Questions?

Visit www.mitod.org




    www.reconnectingamerica.org
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  1. 1. Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Development Action Guide Partners in Innovation: Including Affordable and Workforce Housing within Transit-Oriented Developments Data Tools To Support TOD Decision-Making September 27, 2010, Denver, Colorado Sasha Forbes www.reconnectingamerica.org
  2. 2. The Center for Transit-Oriented Development • Creating a national marketplace for TOD, working with cities, transit agencies, developers, investors and communities • Best practices, technical assistance, research, policy reform • A collaboration of Reconnecting America, The Center for Neighborhood Technology, and Strategic Economics • Sponsors include: FTA, HUD, EPA, Ford, McKnight, Surdna, Brookings, Enterprise Community Partners, Corporate Sponsors, Transit Agencies, Cities www.reconnectingamerica.org
  3. 3. A TOD 101 Re-cap • Compact development with ½ mile of transit • Mix of uses: – Housing, jobs, restaurants, and entertainment • Benefits: – Location efficient – Value for public and private sector – Creates a sense of place and community – Helps to promote sustainability – Boosts transit ridership
  4. 4. The Demand for TOD • Changing demographics – Singles will soon be the new majority – Old people will outnumber young people  Transit ridership by mid-century up 38% since 1995 – Almost half the U.S. population will be non-white by 2050 – Demographic groups growing most quickly -- older, non-family, non-white households—use transit more • Shifts in consumer preferences to a more urban lifestyle. www.reconnectingamerica.org
  5. 5. Demand is Increasing…But So Are Prices • By 2030 – Demand for housing near transit Potential Household Demand for TOD in 2030, by Household Income ($1999) estimated to grow from 6 million to 15 million households – More than half of potential $75,000 and demand for housing near transit Greater Less Than will be from households with 21% $20,000 30% below median incomes $50,000 - • Land costs near transit are high $74,999 13% $20,000 - $35,000 - $34,999 • Developers tend to build to the $49,999 19% highest end of the market 14% www.reconnectingamerica.org
  6. 6. Transit Reduces Household Transportation Costs www.reconnectingamerica.org
  7. 7. Making the Way for MITOD • Offers Truly Affordable Housing • Promotes Equitable TOD • Stabilizes Transit Ridership • Broadens Access to Opportunity • Relieves Gentrification Pressures • Provides for a diversity of people - singles, families, retirees
  8. 8. Who Benefits? • Low-Income Households: Access to Opportunity • Other Households: More Stable Neighborhoods • Transit Agencies: More Stable Ridership • Employers: More Stable Workforce • Developers: More Moderate Swings of Market Cycles www.reconnectingamerica.org
  9. 9. Making MITOD Work to Create Equitable Communities There is no “one size fits all” TOD solution
  10. 10. Shared Issues Across Regions Achieving revitalization without Complexity of displacement Addressing building housing mixed-income preservation projects needs Supportive High land policies costs near needed at all transit levels www.reconnectingamerica.org
  11. 11. Mixed-Income TOD Action Guide (MITODAG) • A tool for local jurisdictions working to foster mixed-income transit-oriented development (TOD) around planned transit stations. • Acquire an invaluable set of data that describes the demographics and market-potential of the transit district of interest,
  12. 12. Components of MITODAG • Sections – ―How To‖ – Plan MITOD – MITOD Tools – new section: MITOD News • Tools and Strategies: – Case studies of the tools • Audience: – Primarily planners, community advocates, community based organizations www.reconnectingamerica.org
  13. 13. MITODAG Analysis • Process for thinking about MITOD: – Existing Conditions – MITOD Opportunities – MITOD Strategies • Sample output www.reconnectingamerica.org
  14. 14. Action Guide Demo http://www.mitod.org/analysis.php www.reconnectingamerica.org
  15. 15. Use MITOD Action Guide in Context • Tools used must consider the local environment • Other public investments should support mixed-income communities • Mixed-Income Communities are more than Housing Bookmark Apartments, Portland, OR
  16. 16. Questions? Visit www.mitod.org www.reconnectingamerica.org
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