Transit Oriented Development ’ s Ridership Bonus : A Product of Self-Selection and Public Policies

  title={Transit Oriented Development ’ s Ridership Bonus : A Product of Self-Selection and Public Policies},
  author={Robert Cervero},
Transit oriented development is shown to produce an appreciable ridership bonus in California. This is partly due to residential self-selection – i.e., a life-style preference for transit-oriented living – as well as factors like employer-based policies that reduce free parking and automobile subsidies. Half-mile catchments of station areas appear to be indifference zones in the sense that residents generally ride transit regardless of local urban design attributes. Out-of-neighborhood… CONTINUE READING

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