Tag Archives: Land Use

Transit-Oriented Development

Innovating For Transit-Oriented Development

November 30, 2018
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One key way to reduce auto dependence and vehicle emissions is to increase transit ridership – and one key to doing that is Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). Across the nation, many communities are revising their zoning and development codes to include a mix of form, intensity, and building use controls to encourage TODs at a variety

water-efficiency

Land Use and Water Efficiency

January 18, 2017
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Out here in the West they say “water is Gold.” That’s because new development cannot happen without it, and because all the cheap supplies of water were bought long ago.  While there is a thriving private market in water rights, reliable water supplies are very expensive – and they get more expensive each year.  That