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Presentation from Partners in Innovation National Symposium in Denver, CO on September 27, 2010

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  1. 1. TOD and Health:Strategies and Policy Opportunities<br />Partners in Innovation<br />Denver, CO<br />September 27, 2010<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Who We Are<br />National research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by lifting up what works<br />Center for Health and Place<br />Center for Infrastructure Equity<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Framework: Community Factors and Health Inequities<br /><ul><li>Longstanding health inequities
  4. 4. Community environments matter
  5. 5. SES does not account for all differences
  6. 6. Place and race matter</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Strategies: The Equitable Development Toolkit <br />
  7. 7. 5<br />The Dilemma of Improving Distressed Neighborhoods<br />Components of Healthy Neighborhoods/TODs<br />Impact on Housing Prices<br />Transportation access<br />Economic opportunities<br />Parks<br />Safe streets<br />Grocery stores<br />Shopping and services<br />Arts and culture<br />Quality schools<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />+<br />
  8. 8. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Ensure access<br />Central Corridor, Saint Paul: Stops for Us! campaign<br />Sources: Alliance for Metropolitan Stability (left):Frogtown/Rondo Action Network Blog (right)<br />
  9. 9. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Community engagement in TOD planning<br />Westside Alliance/FRESC, Denver:Community Principles - La Alma/ Lincoln Park Station Area Plan<br />ISAIAH/Take Action/PolicyLink: Central Corridor HIA<br />Great Communities Collaborative, Bay Area<br />
  10. 10. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Community-led TOD<br />Bethel Center, Chicago<br />Fruitvale Transit Village, Oakland<br />Source:Unity Council<br />Source: Bethel New Life<br />
  11. 11. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Secure community benefits<br />NoHo Commons, Los Angeles: local hire, living wage, job training, child care, affordable housing<br />Railroad Square, Santa Rosa: green design, living wages, 15% affordable homes <br />
  12. 12. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Commercial stabilization and healthy retail development<br />Mission Corridor, San Francisco: Study of Zoning Impacts<br />LINK Rail Extension, Seattle: $50 million fund for smallbusiness stabilization<br />7th Street West Oakland BART:Mandela Foods Cooperative <br />
  13. 13. Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Affordable housing development and preservation, and displacement protection<br /><ul><li>Land Acquisition/Land Banking for Affordable TOD Housing
  14. 14. Inclusionary and Incentive Zoning
  15. 15. Planning Goals for Affordability in TODs
  16. 16. TIF for Affordable Housing
  17. 17. 1-for-1 Replacement of Affordable Units</li></li></ul><li>Strategies to Maximize Health Equity through TOD<br />Greening and environmental improvements to promote active living<br />Park and Open Space Dedication Fees for New Development<br />Zoning Requirements for Onsite Open SpaceSan Francisco<br />Façade and Streetscape ImprovementsFruitvale Transit Village<br />
  18. 18. Contact Information<br />Sarah Treuhaft<br />Senior Associate, PolicyLink<br />(510) 663-4325<br /><br /><br />