City Officials from 9 Countries Converge in Japan for Deep Learning on Transit Oriented …

May 16-20, 2016Tokyo  From May 16 – May 20, 2016, the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) program, a partnership of the World Bank and the Government of Japan, conducted the first Technical Deep Dive on Transit Oriented Development (ToD) in the Japanese cities of Tokyo, Yokohama and Osaka. This Technical Deep Dive was conducted as part of the World Bank’s Transit Oriented Development Community of Practice (TOD CoP), a collaborative community of TOD experts, practitioners, and stakeholders, from development institutions, government, academia and the private sector, knowledge program, and was co-organized by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Trade and Tourism of Japan (MLIT). TOD is an approach to maximize transport accessibility and economic benefits and encourage more efficient use of land, energy and resources through high density mixed use development…


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