Transit-Oriented Development Resources

Maryland Department of ​Transportation TOD homepage

MDOT’s TOD Designation program is intended to implement TOD through partnerships among local jurisdictions, State agencies and the private sector. Go to site...


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority TOD homepage

The Metrorail and Metrobus system serves a population of 3.5 million within a 1,500 square-mile area. Together with its development partners, Metro promotes smart growth principles throughout this system by fostering a vibrant Transit Oriented Development (TOD) program. Go to site...


Center for Transit-Oriented Development homepage

CTOD is a unique collaboration among three innovative and outcome-oriented organizations: Reconnecting America, Center for Neighborhood Technology and Strategic Economics. Go to site...


Reconnecting America homepage

Reconnecting America is a national nonprofit that integrates transportation and community development. Go to site...


Center for Neighborhood Technology TOD homepage

Founded in 1978, the Center for Neighborhood Technology is a leader in promoting more livable and sustainable urban communities. We research, invent, and test urban strategies that use resources more efficiently and more equitably. Go to site...


Rail-Volution homepage

For nearly 20 years, Rail~Volution has been on a mission to build more livable communities with transit. We are passionate about transit and livability because they truly make a place better- economically, socially and environmentally. Go to site...


Victoria Transport Policy Institute TOD homepage

The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems. Go to site...


Denver, Colorado’s Transit-Oriented Denver TOD homepage

Denver is taking a system-wide approach to implement not just TOD, but also transit communities for all of Denver’s residents. Go to site...


Portland, Oregon Metro TOD Program homepage

Metro’s Transit-Oriented Development Program provides developers with financial incentives that enhance the economic feasibility of higher-density, mixed-use projects served by transit. Go to site...


California Department of Housing & Community Development TOD Housing Program homepage

California DHCD’s program offer low-interest loans are available as gap financing for rental housing developments that include affordable units, and as mortgage assistance for homeownership developments. Go to site...


Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), Boston TOD homepage

MAPC estimates that transit station areas in the region could accommodate 76,000 new housing units and more than 130,000 jobs near transit in the coming next 25 years. These goals are now being used to inform the design of TOD finance tools and to guide MAPC technical assistance to cities and towns. Go to site...


Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission TOD homepage

The authority maintains an ongoing project database and other helpful resources Go to site......


Atlanta (GA) Regional Commission TOD homepage

With the Atlanta region expected to grow by three million new residents by 2040, future growth should be accommodated near existing infrastructure, especially existing transit stations and stops, to lessen the cost of providing new infrastructure in undeveloped places. Go to site...


Greater Cleveland (OH) Regional Transit Authority homepage

The authority maintains a list of online resources. Go to site...


Metropolitan Transportation Commission (San Francisco) homepage

To promote cost-effective transit, ease regional housing shortages, create vibrant communities and preserve open space, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission adopted a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Policy in 2005 that applies to transit extension projects in the Bay Area. Go to site…


Living Cities TOD blog

Transit Oriented Development Ensuring that all people along transit corridors, including low-income people, have the opportunity to affordably access jobs, housing, health clinics, childcare, and other essential services. Go to site...


Low Income Investment Fund TOD homepage

The Low Income Investment Fund works with philanthropic and public sector partners to support equitable TOD projects; encourages policymakers to support federal transportation and community development investments that ensure access to transit for low wealth communities; and advocates for the inclusion of essential services, such as child care facilities and schools, near TOD sites to build strong, sustainable local economies. Go to site...


Strategic Economics Blog TOD articles page

 

Strategic Economics is a national leader in providing the economic analysis and strategic thinking necessary to create sustainable, high-quality places for people to live and work. The firm guides local governments, developers, community groups, and non-profit organizations in planning efforts, investment decisions and policy design. Go to site...

 


 

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