2009 - Locating State Facilities to Stimulate TOD. Executive Order requiring state agencies to promote TOD by locating new state facilities in TOD sites.
2010 - Sustainable Communities Act. Establishes Sustainable Communities supported by a comprehensive package of state resources. State-designed TOD sites automatically become Sustainable Communities. Designated TODs receive bonus weighting under the state’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
State policies support TOD as a central element of Maryland’s smart growth strategy.