Transit-oriented development, which maximizes the amount of housing, recreation, and business space near public transport, is one way cities around the world are building more healthy and sustainable communities. Shorter distances between different places in a city encourages people to drive less, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Building affordable housing in well-connected, accessible communities is a sustainable way to invest in Make Poverty History Manitoba's priority areas: housing, transit, and public safety.
The article below shows examples of innovative, transit-oriented design from 15 cities:
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