General Advantages

The proposed plan gives rise to appealing town characteristics.

• Stores, offices, schools, civic buildings, parks, intercity transit stations, etc. are located in the town or neighborhood centers; they are not distributed disjointedly over a suburban landscape (Figure 24.4).

• High-density multifamily housing units are located around the core, offering convenient pedestrian, bicycle, and LLM access to the town center for those who prefer higher-density, more urban lifestyles.

• Retailers who are not frequented regularly (e.g., auto dealers, appliance dealers) can position their businesses along the outer beltway, and thus

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