- Date: 06/24/2021
The city of Chicago launched of a pilot program to reward community-driven projects that encourage healthy, sustainable and equitable development near transit. The…
As a key pillar of its anti-poverty and equitable economic growth agenda, the City of Chicago today released its first-ever Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD) policy plan to address the market failures. These failures have led to (1) the lack of dense and walkable housing and retail development around CTA and Metra stations in Black communities on the South and West sides, and (2) displacement pressure being felt by long-time residents living near CTA stations in other parts of the city that have been experiencing exponential growth.
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