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Season 4
Episode 5
Duration 41:20

TOD, part 2-Displacement or Community Dividend?

Co-hosts Joanne Jan and Sherry Li are back with our guests Karen Chapple of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Interim Dean of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to continue our discussion on transit-oriented development (TOD). In episode 5, we dive into one of the hypothesized unintended consequences of TOD - gentrification and displacement. We learn some examples of TOD from outside the US and then Anastasia and Karen share the findings from their research on both residential and commercial gentrification. The episode ends with discussion on warning signs of gentrification and displacement along with strategies to employ once the process has already started in order to preserve affordability.

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