TM10 - Transit Oriented Development: Chicago Style!

Monday, November 12 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

Abstract Text:

Utilizing Chicago’s mass transit, this tour will explore the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) concept as applied by the City of Chicago Ordinance passed in 2013. Two built multi-unit residential examples, the affordable Lake Street Studios and the market rate 1611 W. Division, will demonstrate the success of car-free living.

Learning Objectives:

Explore the transect between housing, work and transit and how the integration of all three can contribute to more vibrant and sustainable communities and cities.

Investigate the role a city or government can play in promoting car-free living and TOD through policy and community engagement.

Explain the net benefit of reduced parking ratios, relative to greenhouse gas emissions.

Discuss the market acceptance of TOD projects, through the 1611 example.

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Event Type: Tour > Session