Projecting Returns on Transit Investment

Sep 26, 2012

Projecting Returns on Transit Investment: A Research Proposal for Analyzing and Evaluating Investments Made In and Around MARTA Stations and Projecting the Returns

This article presents a research methodology that can be used to study correlations between rail transit stations and real estate developments around them. The article infers that real estate development has been successful around transit stations in some areas, while not in others.

keywords: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), rail transit, economic development, transit-oriented development (TOD), station area planning, return on investment (ROI)

Kevin Bacon, AICP, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will)
David Green, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will)
Perkins+Will Research Journal
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