Published in Railway Age: Transit Oriented Development – Chicago

September 16, 2019

Effectively leveraging rail infrastructure to create dynamic, walkable, higher-density urban neighborhoods in Chicago


Chicago has long been a significant rail hub in the US. The city’s first raised “L” line started service in 1892. Since then, transit-oriented development (TOD) happened as a matter of course. Urban planner Todd Meyer looks at how TOD is shaping Chicago today, from density and development to equity and inclusion and investment and sustainability.

Read Todd’s story in Railway Age.


The Red and Purple Modernization Program is a $2.1 billion design-build project that includes a TOD plan for several parcels adjacent to the rail corridor.

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