City of Chicago Releases First-Ever Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Plan

  • Date: 09/14/2020

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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