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Focus Issue Topic: Transit-Oriented Development @ 25 Years

Peter Calthorpe’s book, The Next America Metropolis: Ecology, Community and the American Dream coined the term Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in 1993. 25 years later the term ‘TOD’ generates over 9 million hits on Google and 450,000 results on Google Scholar. This focus issue, both reflective and prospective, seeks articles that examine how the concept evolved and has affected the urban planning profession across the United States and the globe. Use the link below for the detailed Call for Papers.

Detailed Call for Papers

 

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The official journal of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, is the Journal of Planning Education & Research (JPER).

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