Maintaining Diversity in America's Transit-Rich Neighborhoods: Tools for Equitable Neighborhood Change

New England Community Development, Issue 1: 2010

By: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Stephanie Pollack
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Social Equity

This article explains how public investment that aims to make neighborhoods more transit-rich can lead to gentrification and displacement of core transit users. Figure 3 shows which planning tools can help address these unintended consequences of transit improvements.