David King discusses the potential for better understanding how to implement value capture by studying "value capture gone wrong," including several examples of transit value capture. The folks at the Bacon's Rebellion blog point out the attractiveness of value capture funding over other methods of transportation finance. Bruce Katz at Brookings suggests that value capture can fill gaps in local government budgets that will be created by the pullback in federal spending.
Ian Carlton is a transportation and land use expert specializing in transit-oriented development (TOD). He helps clients - including transit agencies, planning departments, and landowners - optimize real estate development around transit.
Special thanks to Burt Gregory at Mithun for permission to use the Portland Streetcar image above.