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Transit-oriented development catches on as cities need to boost ridership and housing supply

By Smart Cities Dive

Cities are opting to build mixed-use developments near public transportation, but experts in Seattle, Atlanta and elsewhere say getting it right is a big challenge.

When metro Seattle’s transit agency builds a station, it aims to be as efficient with the space as possible. Land is valuable. So after Sound Transit built Angle Lake station in 2016, the parking garage had an extra 33,500 square feet left over.


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