transit-oriented development

Caltrans Planning Horizons: Failing Malls - Optimizing Opportunities for Housing

California, like most of the country, was facing a transformation of retail before the COVID-19 epidemic. Increasing Internet shopping has ushered closing of anchor stores, such as Macy's, Sears, as well as the closure of many regional shopping malls, which have sizeable footprints, ranging from 40-100+ acres. The epidemic has accelerated these trends. This offers opportunities for redeveloping failing malls to address pressing needs in California, the need for housing, and for efficient transit provision for such redevelopments.

Do Rail Transit Stations Induce Displacement?

Research Product Type
Policy Brief
This policy brief summarizes research that tested whether or not rail transit developments cause an influx of high-income residents and an outflow of low-income residents near rail stations.