Title: Building Livable Communities: A Policymaker's Guide to Transit-Oriented Development
Author: Judy Corbett and Paul Zykofsky
Publisher: The Center for Livable Communities
p. 23 & Appendix A: Transit-Friendly Checklist (pp. 60-61)
Description: This is a manual that provides the rationale, guidelines, implementation tools, checklists, and case studies for transit-oriented development.
Assessment: This is a thorough manual that would likely be readable even for laypeople. The principles are thorough and well thought out. It could be translated fairly easily into a code.