Funding public transport in Turin with transit oriented development land value capture

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Bonvino, G. (2019). Funding public transport in Turin with transit oriented development land value capture. in: Knowles, R.D. and Ferbrache, F. (ed.) Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities Edward Elgar.
AuthorsBonvino, G.
EditorsKnowles, R.D. and Ferbrache, F.

Funding public transport infrastructures is one of the most difficult challenges for delivering the benefits of a transit oriented development (TOD) policy. This is in contrast with the value created by the infrastructure and by the process of urban intensification around its stations that this policy involves. Value capture mechanisms exist; nevertheless, they face limitations and barriers. With an integrated theoretical framework, this chapter describes how planning decisions and land policies applied in TOD areas have been mobilized in the attempt to fund public transport infrastructure in Turin, explores whether this attempt was effective, and considers how such development-based funding processes can be improved. The chapter highlights the extreme complexity of these integrated policies which require exceptional governance capability for a long period of time. The project is exposed to market fluctuations and political instability, and the Italian land policy framework is still not supportive enough for this kind of strategy.

This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities, published in 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.

Book titleTransit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities
PublisherEdward Elgar
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Print28 Jun 2019
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SubmittedOct 2018
Deposited28 Jan 2020
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