Report Tells Municipalities to Prepare for Transit-Oriented Future

The New York metropolitan region is “struggling under the weight of its own success,” and the best answer to its rising home prices and heavy traffic is to build housing units, and plenty of them, in mixed-use developments near train stations.

That’s the recommendation of the Regional Plan Association in a report released Nov. 14 titled “Untapped Potential.” The research and advocacy group makes a number of recommendations that it said could help add more than 250,000 housing units over the next 20 years at train stations throughout New York City’s suburbs, particularly by targeting unnecessary parking lots at the stations.

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