13 September 2019

Transit-Oriented Development Policies and Station Area Development in Asian Cities

Written by Asian Development Bank
Developed by Asian Development Bank
13 September 2019
This paper looks to determine the factors for the successful implementation of transit-oriented development in Asian cities, it concludes a shift from highway-based zoning to transit-oriented zoning; the creation of an institutional mechanism for public and private cooperation in station area development; a balance between public benefit and private benefit; the connection of transit services and affordable housing; and multi-modal connection planning, including walking. This paper examine cases from cities in Japan, the United States (US), and Southeast Asia, including Tokyo and Toyama in Japan, Denver in the US, and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.