Can Transport Speak to Development? by @futurecapetown

Transit connects and integrates distant parts of the city for pedestrians. Access and proximity to high-capacity public transit service, defined as bus rapid transit (BRT) or rail transit is a prerequisite for TOD Standard recognition. High-capacity public transit plays a critical role, as it allows for highly efficient and equitable urban mobility, and supports dense and compact development patterns. Transit also comes in various forms to support the entire spectrum of urban transport needs, including low- and high-capacity vehicles, taxis and motorized rickshaws, bi-articulated buses and trains.

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1005601

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