Projects for the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
The TOD Standard
The TOD Standard (Transit Oriented Development) offers a policy guidance tool to new urban planning and development projects that support and prioritize the use of public transportation, walking, and cycling. Through eight guiding principles—compact, densify, mix, connect, transit, cycle, walk, and shift—this publication introduces a metric for measuring their effectiveness and identifying opportunities for improvement.
The BRT Standard 2014
The BRT Standard 2014 is a planning tool and scoring system for Bus Rapid Transit systems. It outlines the system components that define BRT, as well as best practices found in cities around the world.
The Bike-Share Planning Guide
Bike-share systems are a global phenomenon. With new systems are starting every year, cycling has become a viable and valued transportation option. This essential guide shares the experiences of the most successful bike-share programs in both developing and developed countries, and provides insight on planning and implementing a bike-share system regardless of the location, size, or density of a city.
With Jonathan Yamakami