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To Go Full Steam Ahead, Transit-Oriented Development Must Be Inclusive

There’s burgeoning public support for mass transit all across the country. But to create livable neighborhoods along transit corridors that connect people with opportunity demands inclusive transit-oriented development. Our mandate, writes Maurice Jones, CEO of LISC, is to help ensure that everyone benefits from the prosperity coming down the line.

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There’s More to Transit-oriented Development Than Meets the Eye

Apart from transit itself, it takes a constellation of assets like affordable housing, thriving businesses, community space, arts and culture to make a transit neighborhood tick. This year's Rail~Volution conference in Denver, CO, which brings together transit and development practitioners from across the U.S., will highlight what it takes to make TOD ...

Developers break ground on Bartlett Station project

A major new development in Roxbury is set to transform a contaminated, overgrown bus yard once owned by MBTA into new businesses, apartments and jobs that will both expand economic opportunity and protect long-time residents from displacement. LISC provided nearly $19 million in loans and equity investments, in partnership with Bank of America, to finance ...