The case studies presented on this site explore tools and strategies for funding, financing, and managing TOD/smart growth infrastructure projects. They fall under one of two categories: case studies that deal with the wide range of funding and financing tools and strategies available to support TOD and smart growth, and case studies that deal specifically with the challenge of managing and financing parking in a smart growth context. Each case study concludes with lessons learned regarding the applicability of different tools for different types of improvements and development contexts. Because all of these projects were started before the state’s dissolution of redevelopment, many include redevelopment tax increment financing. However, each case study also highlights other sources, many of which are likely to become increasingly important in a post-redevelopment world. Sources and interview subjects are cited at the conclusion of each case study so you can explore in more detail how particular tools were used by other cities.
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