City Beautiful dives into the topic of transit-oriented development (TOD) in North America. Dave Amos makes a special visit to Orenco Station, a New Urbanist community built in Greater Portland along a MAX line, to highlight what TOD can achieve. Amos also takes a broader look with examples elsewhere across the United States and why TOD is a useful land use strategy.
Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.